In the News

Interviews, articles and podcasts from the CCBS team and more!

Dog Owner

"It’s paw-sible. Your dog may shed a tear when you’re reunited, new study finds"

August 22, 2022​

By Linda Carroll, ft. Dr. Nicholas Dodman | Today Show

"The new study is “fascinating,” said Dr. Nicholas Dodman, a professor emeritus at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University, CEO and president of the Center for Canine Behavior Studies..."

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Why Some Dogs Fear Fireworks and What To Do

June 30, 2022​

By Cari Shane, ft. Dr. Nicholas Dodman | Discover Magazine

Research suggests some dogs fear loud noises because of a combination of nature and nurture, and to be mindful of those Fourth of July fireworks...

Best Friends

Can Dogs Sense Our Emotions?

May 27, 2022​

By Dr. Nicholas Dodman | Medium

All dog owners like to think that their pet can sense their mood and emotions. Personally, I think they can, but ...

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Why more people are hiring "pet shrinks"

January 10, 2021​

By Jackie Bischof | Quartz

Dr. Nicholas Dodman and other animal-welfare professionals help dog owners navigate how to find the most appropriate  help for their beloved dogs.

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How Dogs and Humans Evolved

November 4, 2020 

Where many ancient people went, their dogs followed. Still, other human ancestors opted to adopt locally when they arrived at their new homestead, a new study in the journal Science suggests. This new analysis of both canine and human DNA reveals new details of our evolving relationship with our furry friends.

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Barking Royalty

June 27, 2019 

One of the most celebrated dog behaviorists, Dr. Nicholas Dodman answers your most common questions on dog behavior. Working with the worst cases of aggression in canines and researching the field of dog behavior and the factors that affect it, Dr. Dodman easily summarizes... 

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The Litchfield County Times

June 26, 2019 

The Center for Canine Behavior Studies, Inc. is helping pet owners and those who work with dogs to better understand canine behavioral issues, which, unfortunately, are major reasons for the surrender of dogs to shelters. Sadly, many of these innocents are never adopted and end up...