Just how has man’s closest friend changed over the years?
When it comes the matter of evolution, nobody thinks of dogs. And when we talks about dogs, evolution is a word which doesn’t ring the bell. We’re too busy to petting and loving them. Have you ever ponder, these dogs that are so lovely to us used to look different 100 years from today? We have knowledge of the changes humans underwent during evolution. But dogs? When and how dogs evolved?
We’ve evolved into a far better human beings, and so has man’s best friend. Following years of breeding and cross breeding, dogs have experienced changes within their appearances, characteristics behaviour, and to some extent and even their health.
The following list of 8 dogs will tell you how they were look 100 years back and about their present. Let’s check them out afterward!
Bulldog before 100 years
Intensive breeding has been done of this English bull dog, therefore multiple disorders are discovered at a bull dog’s life. Even though, until 1835 these were used for bull baiting.
Today, times have changed and it has grown into one of our favourite dog breeds of all time. The MIB dog.
Bull Terrier before 100 years
Famous as stocky fighter breed, Bull Terrier dog was bred between the English Terrier and the Bulldog. The result was a dog with lean loop body and also a round nose.
Today’s Bull Terrier
The breeding did not stop; the dog has evolved using a warped skull along with thicker abdomen. Its skull shape has altered (changed), with shorter face and also bigger chin size its own body is currently lower and stockier.
Dachshund before 100 years
The Dachshund was found in Germany approximately 400 years back. This dog once had a functioning leg with appropriate neck in accordance with its own size.
But humans really like to experimentation! Right? And now as a result of that, Dachshund conveys a higher danger of intervertebral disc disease that can further lead to paralysis.
German Shepherd Dog (GSD) before 100 years
The last century didn’t take care of that one any better; it had been a highly active and athletic dog afterward. It had a thinner abdomen and also a sharper stance back in 1850.
Today’s German Shepherd Dog (GSD)
The canid has increased in size, and its fur is slightly longer and thicker. It has a wider chest now but is prone to hip dysplasia (abnormal growth or development of a tissue or organ).
Deutscher Boxer before 100 years
You will notice in upcoming picture that Boxer had a different body proportion 100 years ago and beside from that it still faces the exact issues adapting to the outside atmosphere.
Today’s Deutscher Boxer
Having a more thinner body figure its face has also become shorter, and the muzzle is slightly overturned. Yes, it still faces problems in managing body temperature in warm weather.
Doberman Pinscher before 100 years
1 century back, Doberman Pinscher was among those huge dogs, and its forelegs were marginally bigger in size. It was also more militant and aggressive than it is now.
Today’s Doberman Pinscher
Their size has diminished a little and section of the head has become more smooth. Nowadays they have been marginally calm compared to previously.
Irish Setters before 100 years
Irish Setters did not change a lot in features from the last 150 years.
Today’s Irish Setters
Nowadays, they are becoming physically thinner, but their fur is thicker and longer. Additionally, today they have improved psychological and related problems.
Rottweiler 100 years back
Rottweiler had a docked tail then. They were mostly black in color.
Now they have a longer tail and some reddish-brown spots on their cheeks, face, under the eyes and on legs.