Posts Tagged ‘000 years ago’

American Dog Breeds Hail From Pre-Columbian Times

July 10, 2013 Researchers find limited European influence on dog breeds native to America. The tangle of questions regarding the ancestry of dog breeds indigenous to the Americas is slowly unraveling. Unlike the poodles that populate many a household, native American dog breed lineages originated from East Asian canines, with little genetic influence from European […]

Toy Breed Dogs History and Origins

The toy breed dog has recently been traced through the evolutionary history of the Grey Wolf, wild canines, and a variety of other breed dogs. Archeologists have found ancient canine remains from Belgium, Germany, and Russia that date back 12,000-31,000 years that were similar in size to the Great Dane. Other canine remains discovered in […]