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When did people first start breeding dogs?
Scientists tell us that dog breeding started about 9000 years ago. This is the time when people first domesticated the wild cat.
How did breeding become so popular?
Breeding became popular in this time period and careers were created purely around breeding and dog selling. Breed standards were created along with registries and registering rules. This meant that dogs were held to a higher standard than ever before.
What is selective dog breeding?
Selective dog breeding began alongside domestication and companionship. As dogs began to roam alongside us, we built bonds together and a partnership. With this, humans began to see that certain puppies from a litter were stronger or smarter. These would be bred with an equally as talented individual to produce a stronger litter.
How were dogs created?
How Dogs Were Created. Later developments of dogs were much more conscious and deliberate. In some ways the genetically engineered dogs that later appeared often seem to be more like 鈥渋nventions鈥?rather than domesticated animals. These include dogs genetically modified to hunt, point, retrieve, pull sleds, track,…