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How the Dog Became the Dog

From Wolves to Our Best Friends

by Mark Derr

Hardcover, 287 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $26.95 |

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How the Dog Became the Dog
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Describes the early cooperative relationships between Ice Age humans and dogs as well as human society's later efforts to domesticate and control dog species through reproduction, revealing how dogs and humans impacted eath other's evolution.

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How Dogs Evolved Into 'Our Best Friends'

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