Dog breeds are mere Victorian confections, neither pure nor ancient | Curio

Dog breeds are mere Victorian confections, neither pure nor ancient

10 mins | Apr 16, 2019

Over the past 150 years, dogs have been ‘bred’ into the varieties we recognise today due to specificies made in Victorian Britain. Michael Worboys, writing in Aeon Magazine, tells the very interesting tale as to why the Victorians chose to transform their canines.

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From Aeon magazine