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What was the dog from which all other dog breeds decended?

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12/04/2007

The modern dog, as we know it, was descended from its canine cousin, the wolf. Yep, dogs came from wolfs :) It's believed that all present breeds of dog have descended from the Mastiff, or a mastiff type dog, which in turn was decended from the wolf.