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  1. Dec 07, 2018 · Some mtDNA analysis suggests that dogs were first domesticated in the Middle East while other suggest East Asia; still, others suggest that dogs were domesticated in Europe. Two Domestications? Research published in 2016 suggests that dogs originated from two places: Western Eurasia and Eastern Eurasia.

  2. Jan 27, 2015 · There is a scientific consensus that dogs were originally domesticated in southern or central Asia 11,000 to 16,000 years ago, however since the concept of a dog was such a good idea, it is ...

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  4. Dogs had long been bred in Europe for hunting and sport and were brought along with the Spanish, French, and British colonists during the colonization of the Americas in the 16th-19th centuries. European dogs mixed with American dogs and were further domesticated and bred for specialized purposes. Becoming Pets

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    Dogs have now become an integral part of our lives. There are various reasons behind it but most important is the level of relationship a dog develops. It is the nature of dogs that makes them closer to human. Moreover, dogs were the first animal that was domesticated because they can fit easily in any type of society. Most of us raised puppies and it was the time before anyone hadn’t raised any chickens, cows, sheep and goats. We can say that the dog was part of human evolution and enhancement.

    In 2016, a research team states that there are two places that can be the potential origin of dog domestication. First is in Eastern Eurasia and second is in Western Eurasia. The research also depicts that the domestication of dog started 12,500 years ago in one of the events by Asian wolves. Moreover, Palaeolithic dogs got acquittance with humans in an event organized by European Wolves 15,000 years ago. However, 6400 years ago, the Palaeolithic dogs were swapped by Asian dogs due to the transportation of Asian dogs. The studies on DNA also describes that all modern-day dogs are just because of that one domestication that was due to Asian wolves. Though the above research illustrates two of the events one by Asian wolves and other by European wolves. According to study, there were two different species of dog but inexistence of European Palaeolithic dogs questions the authenticity of study. Many questions remain unanswered with this research too that involves the species of America...

    The first domestic dog was found in Germany almost 14,000 years ago. The dog was found near a burial site where researchers collected joint committals of both human and dog. Moreover, there is numerous example that was collected from Palaeolithic areas in Europe that were the origin of Palaeolithic dogs. Though it proves the existence of both human and dogs but no proof was discovered that relates to dog domestication. There are multiple pieces of evidence that prove the interaction between human and dogs like Chauvet cave in France, Skateholm in Sweden and Govet cave in Belgium. These places have dog burials that authenticate the existence of dogs. Moreover, a research conducted in 2013 took DNAs of 126 modern wolves and dogs. They also took 18 fossils so that the comparison should be done to collect results. This theory also concluded that dogs domesticated in Europe and western Siberia. The modern DNAs resembled with European fossils but not a 100% match; it depicts that Europe h...

    Dogs are categorized into three types based on the size and height. Firstly, large dogs with an average height of 65cm have been discovered in Ukraine, Germany and Russia. Second are medium sized dogs that have average 50cm height, these have been found in Syria, Israel and Iraq. Lastly, small dogs with an average height of 42cm have been found in France, Spain, Germany and Switzerland. Conversely, single-nucleotide polymorphism (SNPs) is an updated form of DNA that is used to extract more information as compared to DNA. A research in 2012 that used SNP to discover information about the types of dogs and their origin. The size of a dog was a prime argument that was needed to be rectified. The research concluded that the size of the dog had no impact on their next generation. Also, the modern-day dogs are linked with a species that existed 150 years ago and the oldest modern dogs are connected with a species that existed 500 years ago only.

  5. By MARION SCHWARTZ Yale University Press. Read the Review. The Creation of the American Dog. Our domestic dogs are descended from wolves and jackals and though they may not have gained in cunning, and may have lost in wariness and suspicion, yet they have progressed in certain moral qualities, such as affection, trust-worthiness, temper, and probably in general intelligence.--Charles Darwin ...

  6. Mar 01, 2019 · Some studies suggest that domesticated dogs in what is now Siberia were selectively bred as sled dogs as early as 9,000 years ago, helping humans migrate to North America. The weight standard for these dogs, 20 to 25 kg for optimum thermo-regulation, is found in the modern breed standard for the Siberian Husky.

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