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Dog Tales

Follow the epic journey of dog domestication and see what science says about dogs’ love.

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Dogs have long been dependable companions by our sides. But it wasn’t always that way, and a look at their closest living relative, the wolf, makes it clear why. Research into dog domestication and intelligence offers clues into what the human-dog relationship is all about. And analyzing dogs’ brain activity and genes may even help answer the question of whether dogs are in it for the food—or if they really love us. (Premiered February 12, 2020)

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