Dogs That Changed the World
Teacher's Guide


This Teacher’s Guide accompanies the NATURE miniseries, Dogs That Changed the World. The series explores the 15,000-year-old relationship between dogs and humans and the evolution of wolves into the wide variety of dogs we know today. Dogs That Changed the World will help you and your class understand how these animals have helped shape the world we live in. Lessons in the guide use the programs as a starting point for discussions about the domestication of dogs, breeding dogs for specific traits, and the unique ways in which humans and dogs work and live together. This guide includes teacher’s pages and student activity masters that can be used with any or all of the programs. Please photocopy the pages and hand them out to students in class.

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  • kevin

    he’s so cute

  • Angela Kimbrough

    I own a medical alert service dog. I have a serious heart condition and this dog has truly been a real blessing. I am now in the process of trying to purchase a Medical Response service dog that will be trained in 911 with a special telelphone, bark response and mobility. Anyone who is lucky enough to have one of these dogs is truly blessed.

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