Thank you very much for this interesting analysis of pros and cons. ¡I find it really useful! 🙂
The Canine Genetic Tree
I just thought this was pretty interesting as it pertains history of our beloved Basenjis. There may be some owners that may not realize the unique genetic structure, and since this is tangible for viewing, I thought I'd share it:
In 2004, the foundational analysis of purebred dog genetics was published in Science http://www.britainhill.com/GeneticStructure.pdf (http://www.britainhill.com/GeneticStructure.pdf). The resulting tree was profoundly asymmetrical. After wolves, just four groups sat its base: Asia?s shar-pei, along with shiba inu, akita and chow chow; central Africa?s basenji; malamutes from the Arctic, along with Siberian huskies and samoyeds; and from the Middle East, Afghan hounds and salukis.
I read most of the pdf, and hope some of you may find it interesting as well…!
Holly last edited by
Thank youfor posting this link. I will LOVE reading it!
Kipawa last edited by
A great read - thank you so much! Hope you don't mind but I shared it on my facebook. My sister has a blue chow.
don't mind at all, thanks for sharing!!!:D