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Dog Tales

Season 47 Episode 2 | 54m 11s | Video has closed captioning.

Dogs have long been dependable companions by our sides. But it wasn’t always that way, and a look at their closest living relative, the wolf, makes it clear why. Research into dog domestication and intelligence offers clues into the human-dog relationship. And analyzing dogs’ brain activity and genes may even help answer whether dogs are in it for the food—or if they really love us.

Aired: 02/12/20

Expires: 01/15/23

Rating: TV-G

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