Genes underlying dogs’ social ability revealed

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Dogs social ability has an effect with human behavior. Dogs have adjust to humans unlike their ancestor the wolves. when bored or stuck dogs will seek out their human unlike a wolf which would prefer to be on its own. Studies show that there was a certain gene for when the dogs search for a human wanting to interact with needing help

Key Takeaways:

  • Genes are related to a dogs ability to interact with humans.
  • Dogs in the old days would seek contact of humans for help
  • More than 200 dogs had their DNA studied

“The scientists have found a relationship between five different genes and the ability of dogs to interact with humans.”

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/09/160929092603.htm

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