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Dog Domestication: History’s Timeline From Beginning To Now (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 research...

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 Breeds That Look Like Wolves

It’s common knowledge that all modern dogs including tiny ones like the Teacup Yorkie are descendants of wolves. It’s hard to imagine that our...

History of Dogs Through Science

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

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...

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.

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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Why Do Dogs Kick Their Leg When You Scratch Their Belly?

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Are you looking for a miniature toy breed that is neither aloof nor clingy to keep you company? Do you want to learn more about...
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The English Cocker Spaniel dog breed is an adorable pooch with a charming character and alluring good looks. Learn more about living with this...

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Take a look at the cleaning products underneath your kitchen sink or in your bathroom closet. Read the label. Aside from water, you probably can't pronounce...
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