By Laura Hobgood-Oster

dogs and people have depended upon each other for tens of hundreds of thousands of years. people took the preliminary steps of domesticating canine, yet someplace during the millennia, canine started dramatically to impact the way forward for their masters. In A Dog’s historical past of the World, Laura Hobgood-Oster chronicles the canine-human tale. From the earliest cave work depicting the primitive canine-human courting to the fashionable version of canines as relations, Hobgood-Oster unearths how the connection has been marked via either love and exploitation.

Canines have aided and been inheritor to humankind’s ever-increasing thirst for clinical developments, empire construction, and private delight. they've got validated gear for area exploration, fought beside us in warfare, and complex numerous industries. yet Hobgood-Oster reminds us that, simply as dogs do not need flourished with out people, people wouldn't have flourished with no canines.

They were our healers, licking wounds and supplying remedy to the in poor health and for numerous years. Weaving jointly archaeology, heritage, and literature, Laura Hobgood-Oster conclusively exhibits that people wouldn't be what they're with no the presence and impression of canine, that the human-canine dating hasn't ever been one sided, and that humanity's temptation to use dogs isn't a ways away.

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