The Untold Story of Dog Domestication 

Thursday, March 14, 2024

In this photo, a grey wolf with a thick mane of fur stands in the foreground, against the backdrop of a bright, snow-covered forest. Milo Weiler via Unsplash
How and why did our ancestors rapidly convert wolves into the dogs we know today? 

How did we live alongside them during this domestication process? Piecing together the story of dog domestication requires the joint efforts of archaeologists, zooarchaeologists, and geneticists.  

Piecing together the story of dog domestication requires the joint efforts of archaeologists, zooarchaeologists, and geneticists, as Tom Gilbert, professor at the Center for Evolutionary Hologenomics at the GLOBE Institute at the University of Copenhagen, will discuss in this talk about the unusual findings discovered through this interdisciplinary scientific research.