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The Family Dog as We Know It Today Was Invented in the London of the 19th Century.


Offbeat  (tags: London, UK, dogs, Victorians, book, companionship )

Scooby
- 1460 days ago - ianvisits.co.uk
Dogs have been companions to humans for tens of thousands of years. In a new book, Dr Philip Howell argues that it was the Victorians who âEUR~inventedâEUR(TM) the modern dog with a place at the heart of the family.



   

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Animae C (508)
Monday May 25, 2015, 3:26 am
Thanx Scooby
 

Birgit W (160)
Monday May 25, 2015, 1:34 pm
It is more than time that people stop breading dogs. Thank you.
 

Dotti L (85)
Monday May 25, 2015, 8:52 pm
So true Birgit.
 

rita u (1)
Monday May 25, 2015, 11:05 pm
agree with Birgit W.
 

Winn A (179)
Tuesday May 26, 2015, 6:48 am
Down with all breeders. Adopt NOT shop.
 

Ruth C (87)
Tuesday May 26, 2015, 9:17 am
Very true Birgit!
 

joan silaco (578)
Friday May 29, 2015, 4:57 am
NOTED
 

joan silaco (578)
Saturday May 30, 2015, 1:09 pm
NOTED
 
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