A Brief History of Dogs | Nat Geo Wild

– [Narrator] Long before we raised livestock and grew crops, humans lived side by side with dogs. It’s widely accepted among scientists that dogs are descendants of wolves. In fact their DNA is virtually identical. But how exactly did a fierce wild animal become our loyal companion? According to DNA analysis the transformation from wolf

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3 Amazing Facts About Dogs!

[Intro] This is Louie. He’s a hound. This is Auzzy. He’s an Australian cattle dog. And this is Abby. She’s a corgi. They look pretty different, but they’re all examples of humans’ very first pets — dogs! Even if you have a dog of your own, I bet you don’t know some of these amazing

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Can Dogs Eat People Food?

Can Dogs Eat People Food?

Is there some evolutionary reason why dogs eat out of a bag? Can we just feed the dang dog our leftovers?! Let’s SCIENCE THIS THING! Hey pet people! This is DNews, I’m Trace. Dogs are probably the oldest domesticated animal, with mitochondrial DNA evidence suggesting they split from wolves 100,000 years ago[a]. At the time,

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Hormones and Puppy Love

Hormones and Puppy Love

It’s high time we here at SciShow dispel this myth that YouTube is all about cat videos. The fact is we like dogs as well. We’ve talked a lot about the science of canines — like their health, their behavior, and how they evolved alongside humans to become our companions and helpmates and friends. But

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Dog Behaviour – Animal Instinct

Dogs first evolved around 12,000 years ago. They’re one of only about a dozen animals that’s ever shared a close relationship with humans. Today, they vary dramatically in size, shape, colour, and behaviour. At one end of the scale, the Chihuahua weighs in at under a kilogram, compared to the Neapolitan Mastiff, which weighs a

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Does My Dog Know What I’m Thinking?

Does My Dog Know What I’m Thinking?

[MUSIC] [MUSIC] Hey guys! I just learned about a dog named Chaser. Chaser is a border collie who has a vocabulary of more than 1,000 words, that’s like the same as a 4-year-old child. What makes Chaser even more special is that he can even separate nouns from verbs. “take lips. Do it girl!” “Good

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