How long have dogs been ‘man’s best friend’? More than 20,000 years, scientists say.
A new study released this week claims that the first humans to migrate into North American 15,000 years ago brought their dogs with them.
But the human-canine connection goes back even farther than that – it’s believed that dogs were first domesticated in Siberia some 23,000 years ago.
Are you a dog person or a cat person? Why do dogs have such a close connection with humans?