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How Farming Has Affected the Evolution of Dogs

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08/11/16 By
MSD Veterinary Manual
Horse and Dog

Geneticists in Sweden have shown how the genes that help dogs digest starch increased in number over the past 7,000 years. Living with people as we developed farming, and eating our leftovers, may account for the change.

Read more at Sciencemag.org.

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