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New National Geographic Channel Show Traces the History of Man's Best Friend! Free Book Giveaway From Show's Writer Meg Olmert!

Posted Aug 04 2010 8:08am

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This Sunday, National Geographic Channel is airing a new show titled  And Man Created Dog , which traces the history of man's best friend from its origins in the wild to the evolution of dogs as ultimate companions and even laborers. Coinciding with this program is the publication of the book  Made For Each Other , which is written by Meg Olmert, who wrote the NGC show. To celebrate the show and the book launch, Houston Dog Blog is giving away two copies of the book to our fans!  Make sure that you "like" us on Facebook to be included in the drawing.  We will draw the names randomly from our fans and announce the winners Monday after the show!

Here is more info on the show airing Sunday, August 8th at 9PM ET/PT:

If humans were as varied as dogs we would range in height up to 22 feet tall and in weight more than 1,000 pounds. In the ultimate canine ancestral story, NGC traces the genetic journey from wolf to dog, taking viewers back 100,000 years to meet the "mother of all dogs." It's no accident that dogs evolved this way, as humans have been selectively breeding them for around 14,000 years to serve our needs as laborer, companion, hunter, herder and warrior, as well as to suit our aesthetic fancy.

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