Dogs (and wolves and foxes) are descended from a small, weasel-like mammal called Miacis which was a tree-dwelling creature and existed about 40 million years ago. Dogs, as we know them today, first appeared in Eurasia about 13,000 years ago, and were probably a direct descendant of a small, grey wolf (not from the type of jackal or jackal/wolf as previously thought). The dingo is not native to Australia but was introduced thousands of years ago by the first immigrants. Dogs were first domesticated by cavemen in the Palaeolithic age and gradually developed (or were bred) into the breeds known today.

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Top 5 Dogs of 2013

#1 Labrador Retrivers

labrador Retriever

Known to be even-tempered and well-behaved around young children and the elderly, once again "Labs" were the #1 dog in the US according to registrations at the American Kennel Club..

#2 German Shepherds

German Shepherd

German Shepherds as the preferred breed for many types of work, including search-and-rescue, police and military roles and even acting came in as #2.

#3 Golden Retrievers

Golden Retriever

Since Golden Retrievers are so trainable, they are suitable for many important jobs, such as guide dogs for blind people, drug or bomb sniffing at airports,and helping to rescuing people from earthquakes and other natural disasters.

#4 Beagles


Beagles have a great sense of smell and tracking instinct that makes them suitable as detection dogs for prohibited agricultural imports and foodstuffs in quarantine around the world. They are also intelligent, and popular pets because of their size, even temper, and lack of inherited health problems.

#5 Bulldogs


The Bulldog has a friendly, patient nature. gets along well with children, other dogs, and pets. They can become so attached to home and family, that they will not venture out of the yard without a human companion.

Rounding out the list of the top 10 are:

#6 - Yorkshire Terriers , #7 - Boxers, #8 - Poodles, #9 - Rottwellers and
#10 - Dachshunds

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Worlds largest dog.The worlds heaviest as well as longest dog ever recorded was an Old English Mastiff named Zorba. In 1989, Zorba weighed 343 lbs and was 8 feet 3 inches long from nose to tail!

A dog can hear sounds 250 yards away that most people cannot hear beyond 25 yards. The human ear can detect sound waves vibrating at frequencies up to 20,000 times a second. But dogs can hear sound waves that vibrate at frequencies of more than 30,000 times a second.

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