Canine Behavioral Genetics

How genetics influences behavior in dogs

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    Combatting Tracheal Collapse with the Right Harness

    How can the right harness impact tracheal collapse in dogs?

    When our furry friends face health challenges, it often becomes a quest for us to find the right solutions to ease their discomfort. One such health issue is tracheal collapse in dogs, a condition where the trachea, or windpipe, flattens...

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    Dog Play Areas and Services Nearby: How to Easily Find Them

    How do you find the best play areas and services for your pooch?

    As dog owners, nothing brings more joy than seeing our pups happily romping around or enjoying top-notch care. Whether it’s a sprawling park for those energetic morning runs, a cozy boarding place for when you’re away, or an expert...

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  • Dogs running and playing

    Big Dogs: Big Mobility Problems

    How does genetics play a role in mobility for large dogs?

    The study of canine genetics dates back to the early 20th century, but it gained significant traction with advancements in molecular biology and genomics. Initially, breeders used a basic understanding of heredity to selectively breed...

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Mission Statement

K9 Behavioral Genetics is committed to illuminating the connections between a dog's genetics and its behavior. We strive to provide in-depth, scientific insights into the world of Canine Behavioral Genetics; to provide aid to pet owners, breeders, trainers, and animal lovers in the form of a better understanding of their furry friends. The gap between complex scientific research and everyday dog care is immense, but we want to form the bridge.

We want to enhance the relationship between humans and dogs through the power of understanding, fostering empathy, patience, and improved care for the wonderful creatures that share our lives.