The Gray Wolf

One theory of canine evolution is that man’s best friend – the dog has evolved from the ancient grey wolf

Origin of domestic dogs

The scientists were able to conclude the domestication of dogs to be between 15,000 and 40,000 years ago.

The world’s first dog

It is believed that the world's first known dog was a large and toothy canine that lived 31,700 years ago.

Oldest dog 

breeds in history

Saluki, Samoyed, Basenji, Shar pie, Chow Chow. These are the five oldest dogs in ancient history.

How did dogs become different breeds?

Dogs were loyal, inseparable and eager to please, but humans wanted more. They began breeding dogs according to special traits.


From sharing food at campfires in the past to fetching the ball in the park in modern times, dogs and humans have evolved together.