dog evolution

  • Dog days in prehistoric Europe

    Remains suggest wild hunting dogs arrived in Europe more than 1.7 million years ago.

    Scientists have unearthed the earliest evidence of wild hunting dogs in Europe, from more than 1.7 million years ago ...

    Evolution July 30, 2021
  • Where humans go, dogs follow

    Genome sequencing reveals our shared history.

    “Man’s best friend” is the phrase most often wheeled out to describe dogs’ thousands of years as a human companion an...

    Animals October 30, 2020
  • Are playful dogs easier to train?

    Research suggests working breeds could be the most fun.

    Playfulness is serious business. Scientists have gone to great lengths to solve the mystery of why animals play, with...

    Animals September 24, 2020