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8,000 Year old cave art includes the world’s oldest picture of dogs

Etchings of a what is presumed to be a hunter with his 13 dogs was found in Saudi Arabia etched on the face of a rock. This discovery suggests that humans were controlling and training dogs even before they started settling down into farming communities. These were found in two places primarily; Shuwaymis and Jubbah, in the northwest of Saudi Arabia. 153 dog etchings were found in Shuwaymis and 190 in Jubbah.

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