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George, The Giant Dog

Giant George was a blue Great Dane previously recognized as the world’s tallest living dog, and the tallest dog ever by Guinness World Records. His records were reported as he made an appearance on The Oprah Winfrey Show in February 2010. At home he slept in a queen-sized bed, and one of his hobbies was […]


Dogs Evolution Infographic

How did we take a wolf and come up with bulldogs, Yorkshires, collies, golden retrievers, whippets, goldendoodles, and otterhounds? Designed by Parisian artist Alice Bouchardon, the “Evolution of Dogs” attempts to explain the complicated Darwinian evolutions that resulted in various kinds of dog breeds. Based to a genetic research by UCLA in 2010, what we […]


Dogs Originated in Europe More Than 18,000 Years Ago

Wolves probably were domesticated by European hunter–gatherers more than 18,000 years ago and slowly grown into dogs that started to be household pets, UCLA life researchers report. “We found that instead of recent wolves being closest to domestic dogs, ancient European wolves were directly related to them,” stated Robert Wayne, a professor of ecology and […]