All dogs, wild and domestic, are a direct descendant of the modern wolf. Dogs have been bred as pets and companions for tens of thousands of years with the earliest known domestication taking place over 12,000 years ago. Today, dogs serve their best friend in several ways: as guides, home security, search, and rescue, for hunting purposes, to assist police, and even to track criminals. There are over 400 recognized breeds of domestic dogs ranging from the smallest, the Chihuahua to the largest of the breeds, the Irish wolfhound.
- There is a hole on the right side of the skull
- Skull Length 12.3cm (4.8in)
- Skull Width 8cm (3.1in)
- Skull Height 9cm (3.5in)