Dogs are much more than just a well-loved pet – they started out as wild predators and have undergone an extraordinary evolution.
This series recounts the definitive natural history of man’s best friend, following the species’ natural history and looking at a range of breeds and focusing on dogs at different stages of domestication. Explore dogs’ instrumental role in forging the modern relationships between dogs and humans.
The series also reveals the groundbreaking scientific research that proves dogs understand us better than we could have ever imagined, and that the root of our age-old bond is chemical.
Dogs have shaped the world as we know it. Hunting by our side, they made us the top predator. Protecting our herds, they allowed us to transition from hunters to farmers. Using their strength and stamina, they enabled us to inhabit the most extreme locations on earth.
Dogs: The Untold Story Wednesday 4pm
'Dogs: The Untold Story' travels the world to look at how dogs enhance every aspect of our lives. Discovery Family Wednesday 4pm Ch 136
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