Studies of mitochondrial DNA suggest that wolves and dogs diverged about 100,000 years ago, with canine domestication occurring perhaps 20,000-40,000 years ago in Eastern Eurasia and/or Western Eurasia. Or perhaps the Middle East. Or Europe. No one is completely sure. But any way you slice it, that's a long history of partnership between two species.
I've almost always had a dog, and I hope that doesn't change. They've often been rescue dogs with their share of quirks, but lovable nonetheless. They have brought me many moments of joy and companionship.
Here's our current mutt, Walter:
And a dog I saw sitting in a driver's seat, which cracked me up:
And a funny gif:
That is all.