Breeding began when humans realized canids possessed a wide range of desired abilities such as hunting, herding, tracking, protecting, etc. Since then, they began an intentional selection of advantageous traits, which were reinforced in successive generations, by crossing the dogs that exhibited those characteristics.
Humans migrated and conquered every corner of the world. Thus, dogs adapted to different environments, resulting in today’s over 200 breeds, all of them with the wolf as a common ancestor.
The characteristics of each breed allow us to predict which dog will be a
Our section “Breeds” explores the different breeds, their history and characteristics, which can help find the perfect match.