Saturday, August 2, 2008

History of Man and Dogs

The history of dogs and man`s association with them goes back for thousands of years.

In return for protecting him from wild animals and the protection of his livestock man would give the dog food and shelter. It is easy to imagine that a dog that settled with its human owner would also be a good companion for children and other members of the family.

The only areas of the world where dogs have did not appear to become companions of humans is in the Oriental areas of the world. Here dogs remained untamed and roamed in packs for hundreds of years. No real attempt appears to have been made to domesticate it or encourage it to become a companion to man. Read the entire article.

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