American Origins

Today’s news article is a discussion about the origins of “American” dog breeds. Since the discovery of the origins of the domestic dog (in Southease Asia, incidentally), scientists have continued to investigate the origins of dog breeds and populations. It’s an interesting read!

Alaskan breeds — such as Inuit sled dogs, the Eskimo dog and the Greenland dog — are the only canines with actual American roots, according to DNA analysis. All of these pooches hail from the 49th state and nearby areas, according to the study, published in the latest Proceedings of the Royal Society B

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