DK Find Out! Dogs

The dog family belongs to the group of meat-eating mammals called carnivores.

But Why?: Why Do Dogs Have Whiskers?
But Why?

Whiskers help dogs move around in low light and are useful because they rely on their noses more than their eyes.

The Adaptors: Dogs in the Forest
The Adaptors

Dogs evolved in response to environmental changes tens of millions of years ago.

Ask A Biologist: PLOSable - Doggie Diversity
Arizona State University, Ask A Biologist

Scientists are finding out that even though dogs look very different on the outside, what causes them to look that way is much similar than we thought.