Dogs by Design

  • 2012

Examined here is why various breeds were developed, among them, bulldogs, which once controlled livestock in slaughterhouse yards; Pekingese, bred to look like a tiny lion; swift salukis, used to hunt rabbits; and terriers, unrivaled rat hunters. Also: why different breeds grow and mature at different rates.

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  • Premiered: September 6, 2012
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  • Premise: Examined here is why various breeds were developed, among them, bulldogs, which once controlled livestock in slaughterhouse yards; Pekingese, bred to look like a tiny lion; swift salukis, used to hunt rabbits; and terriers, unrivaled rat hunters. Also: why… (more)

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