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12 Dog Breeds That Have Changed Drastically Over Years

Animals have known to live beside humans. Some breeds have become massive with time while few have not so much.

They can be compared on the basis of their appearance. We collected a few pictures of some dog breeds that have changed beyond recognition because of human influence.

Dachshund

Dachshund

These dogs have a longer face and body, a slightly wider chest, and much shorter hind legs.

Rottweiler

Rottweiler

Modern Rottweilers are black in color with well-defined reddish-brown spots on the face, cheeks, under the eyes, on the lower part of the chest, and on the legs. The fur is coarser now, and they don’t have their tails docked anymore.

Airedale Terrier

Airedale Terrier

This breed almost hasn’t changed except for becoming ‘shaggier’ and longer in the face.

Saluki (Persian Greyhound)

Saluki (Persian Greyhound)

The Salukis have become a lot taller and thinner. Now they have long and very thin legs, as well as longer ears.

German Shepherd

German Shepherd

The German Shepherds have become larger, and their fur has become longer and thicker. The skeleton has changed as well: now the сroup is lower, and the chest is wider.

Bull Terrier

Bull Terrier

 

Doberman Pinscher

Doberman Pinscher

These dogs have become a little less massive, and their head is more smooth now. By the way, they are not as aggressive as they used to be years ago.

English Bulldog

English Bulldog

This dog has become more massive and stockier. The chest has become wider, the legs have become shorter, and the face is more flattened now. The Bulldog also has more skin hanging on its body. Unfortunately, modern Bulldogs suffer from a number of health issues, and the average life span of the breed is six and a quarter years.

Boxer

Boxer

The Boxers have shorter and upturned faces now. The proportions of the body have slightly changed too.

Basset Hound

Basset Hound

The body of the Basset Hound has become lower, the hind legs are shorter, and the ears are a lot longer now. The face, like the legs, has become shorter, and the skin has more folds now.

Irish Setter

Irish Setter

West Highland White Terrier

West Highland White Terrier

The fur might have become a bit longer and thicker in this breed.

And they seem to adopt themselves with the evolution.

Written by Anukriti Ghosh

Though I am a Bioinformatician, my inclination towards content writing is never less than it. I relish doing research, reading, and writing. I can easily jot down, not for me but for my readers. And through this, I wish to bring the best of me to my readers.

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