I found "Science of Dogs" to be a very fascinating show--perhaps because I have dogs. It's NOT a show about how cute or nice dogs are but about their genetic malleability and how easily mankind has manipulated these creatures into many amazing types in a very short period of time. For example, according to the show, about 80% of the recognized breeds were developed in the last 150 years! The pitfalls and benefits of this as well as how SOME of this research can help understand human genetics is the main focus of the show. The show manages to be very interesting, scientifically important and entertaining--no small task! Well worth your time and very educational. In fact, I could see this film being used with teens to teach them about genetics, diversity and many other topics.
By the way, if you enjoy this also try to find the "Nova" episode "Dogs Decoded". It's quite similar but its study on the genetics of foxes is really, really interesting.
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