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TOP #109: Do Dogs Really Derive from Wolves?

In this episode, our guest Bernie Taylor, a naturalist and author, shares his thoughts on this interesting theory and the scientific proof that supports it.

25 Wolf Dog Breeds

It is common knowledge that pet dogs of today are descendants of wolves. While it's not as noticeable in the Chihuahua or the Yorkshire...

Dog Domestication History (In Years)

How dogs came to be domesticated from their grey wolf ancestors is a long and complex history. And depending on which resources and scientific...

10 Key Differences Between Wolves and Dogs

Wolves are majestic and awe-inspiring creatures just like many domestic dogs can be. While some people believe that dogs are still very similar to...

History of Dogs Through Science: From the Wolf Pack to the...

Wolves are icons of pack behavior. Their collective strength is greater than their individual efforts. As Rudyard Kipling put it, “for the strength of...

Dogs Are Our Best Friends Because We May Share Similar Genes

People may have bred themselves the perfect companions from wild wolves, and a new study shows that a lot of this has to do...

Study: Dogs and Wolves Share Parasites but There’s No Increased Risk...

Good news for hunters with gun dogs: even though grey wolves are known to be carriers of parasites and share the same ones with...

Cross-Breeding of Dogs and Wolves Has Forever Changed Wolf’s Gene Pool

A new study found that mating dogs and wolves over the last few hundred years has forever changed the wolf's gene pool. Let me tell...

Study Comparing Wolves and Dogs Explains Why Canines Are Our Best...

Researchers have uncovered a genetic difference between wild wolves and domesticated dogs which explains why they interact with humans differently. The study, which was published...

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