Evolution of the Dog
Friday November 8, 2019  12pm - 1pm (1 Hour )
Lecture / Seminar


Event in Room: Room #237

Please join us for this free Lunchtime Learning session presented by Acadia Lifelong Learning. Seating is limited. Please allow time to arrive and settle in before the lecture begins.

This presentation will cover the discovery of the common ancestor of the modern wolf and dog, the process of domestication, village dogs, ancient breeds, and artificial selection resulting in the development of modern breeds. It will touch on canine genomics and the application to both canine and human health issues.

Presenter: Linda Ellis
I have a graduate degree in Biomedical Science from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. I taught multiple courses in the Biology Departments at Monmouth University in New Jersey and St. George's University in Grenada. While living in Grenada, I became acquainted with the local dogs, which prompted to me to learn about the origin of dogs in general and the development of the modern breeds in particular.


Beveridge Arts Centre
22 Highland Avenue
Wolfville, Nova Scotia

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Beveridge Arts Centre 22 Highland Avenue Wolfville, Nova Scotia B4P 2R6