A Brief History of Dogs

At the time of the Westminster Dog Show, here’s a brief history of dogs.

Credits:

Jacob Mulholland – Project Team Lead, Sound Editor
Christopher Brown – Storyboard, Administrative Assistant
Yanni Bouziotas – Voice Actor
Lindy Diep – Animator, Illustrator
Matthew Hebb – Storyboard, Illustrator
Ali Mansour – Animator
Alyssa Robinson – Illustrator
SuCheng Lee – Supervisor
John Omura – Project Manager

Executive Producer – Frank Taylor
Research – Lindsay Parker, Morgan Buckley
Script – Frank Taylor, Lindsay Parker, Morgan Buckley

Thanks to Fred DeRosa, Harvey Glatt, Jim McKeen, DJ Turner, Mahonri Young.

To learn more about the history of the relationship between dogs and humans, we recommend these external resources:

Dogs That Changed the World (Video) – http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/dogs-that-changed-the-world-introduction/1273/

Man’s New Best Friend? A Forgotten Russian Experiment in Fox Domestication (Article) – http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/guest-blog/mans-new-best-friend-a-forgotten-russian-experiment-in-fox-domestication/

The Secret Life of the Dog (Video) – http://topdocumentaryfilms.com/secret-life-dog/

How Dogs Were Created (Article) – http://moderndogmagazine.com/articles/how-dogs-were-created/12679

How To Build A Dog (Article) – http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2012/02/build-a-dog/ratliff-text

History and Evolution of Dogs (Article) – http://www.mans-best-friend.org.uk/history-evolution-dogs.htm

And Man Created Dog (Video) – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GFzbBVMR8zA

Dogs Decoded (Video) – http://documentarystorm.com/dogs-decoded/

Everything About Dogs (Video) – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vgd8FxJFFOk (The video cuts off at the end but still very interesting and informative.)

The Wonder of Dogs Episode 1 (Video) – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=omUIhrCcGqI

The Big Search to Find Out Where Dogs Come From – http://www.nytimes.com/2016/01/19/science/the-big-search-to-find-out-where-dogs-come-from.html?_r=0
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    20 Responses to A Brief History of Dogs

    1. HoustonAndOne says:

      dogs are lit

    2. Ale Calderón Leal says:

      the dog/wolf hybrid looked like a pokemon

    3. Paul Kuchnicki says:

      So did we meant to use selective breeding on dogs and is it even right?

    4. porky minch says:

      wow i love dog

    5. Santiago Villa says:

      Dogs are awesome.

    6. Darby Thinks says:

      am I the only one who laughed at that noise the wolf made when they got slapped

    7. Ms Monster says:

      me too

    8. FeelItRising says:

      Sounds like Honey Badger narrator

    9. ANU START says:

      the chihuahua would probably split in half though, especially with a knot like the great dane's, just saying.

    10. ReliveTheDream says:

      whoever doesn't accept the FACT of evolution is a fucking disgrace.

    11. Creepy Closet says:

      It's pretty amusing thinking of the hand of a caveman reaching out to the paw of a wolf

    12. londontrada says:

      Come on. A Chiwawa & a Great Dane. Lets make this happen; if someone holds the Chiwawa ill do the "thumbing in".

    13. Erick Roldán says:

      Pretty accurate except that we didn't kill off the most agressive dogs. We made them our guard dogs, just not due to other predators but 'cuz of human conflicts. To protect us from other humans (call them enemies, thieves, intruders, etc.)

    14. Puppyllary Response says:

      1:34
      Name: Doge
      LMAO

    15. Annielynn Guo says:

      Who else noticed Doge at 1:35? lol

    16. D'Angelo Herrera says:

      2:10 LOL!!!

    17. Leander Herman says:

      It's called artificial selection

    18. Niu Niu says:

      1:36:Is That Doge Meme?!

    19. orlando phao says:

      Dogs are foxs