How to Select a Dog Breed
Adding a dog to your family should not be a spur-of-the-moment decision. Puppies are difficult to resist, but it wouldn't be fair to bring a puppy home, only to find out later that it doesn't fit in with your lifestyle. You have many things to consider...
Selective breeding (also called artificial selection) is the process by which
humans use ... and domestication of such animals as pigeons, cats, cattle, and
Breeding dogs for particular characteristics, or phenotypes, has been going on ...
came a relaxation of selective forces typical of nature (forces that continued in ...
Aug 29, 2013 ... There are over 400 breeds of dog in the world and all are maintained as pure-
bred stocks through selective breeding, which aims to maintain a ...
Definition: The term "selective breeding
" refers to the process of choosing breeding
stock based on certain traits that the breeder desires to reproduce in the offspring. In aviculture, selective breeding
has led to the appearance of beautiful color mutations in some s... More »
Sep 16, 2010 ... In the same way that inbreeding among human populations can increase the
frequency of normally rare genes that cause diseases, the ...
Sep 29, 2012 ... The dogs on the left are from the 1915 book, 'Breeds of All Nations' by W.E. .....
Evolution is selective breeding as done by the environment.
Selective breeding is responsible for the wide variety of dog breeds that exist in
the world today, and has influenced dog shapes and sizes for thousands of ...
The many forms of dogs that exist today were all created through selective
breeding from the dog's ancestor, the wolf. In a span of less than 10000 years, ...
Nov 24, 2013 ... Most, if not all, breeds of household dogs that exist today are due to artificial/
selective breeding. The original bloodline is from wolf-like animals ...