The Mysterious History Behind Humanity’s Love of Dogs — TIME

Man’s best friend is also man’s oldest friend. Dogs were the first animals to be domesticated, with evidence suggesting they were tamed about 15,000 years ago. But the history behind how the four-legged creatures went from wild wolves to pampered pets remains hazy, scientists say. “It’s a puzzle,” said Dr. Greger Larson, a professor of…

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