2nd on 21 interesting Facts About Dogs: Humans and dogs first became best friends 30,000 years ago.
They are known as man’s best friend. According to scientists, the relationship between dogs and humans could have endured for tens of thousands of years.
New research has found that the close bond started in Ice Age Europe between 19,000 and 30,000 years ago.
That was when wolves, ancestors of domestic dogs living today, were first tamed by ancient hunter gatherers, according to new genetic evidence.