New Rockford Transcript - Official Newspaper of Eddy County since 1883

Archival Anecdotes: Best of Friends


October 19, 2020

These two friends are members of the Brownell family and lived in New Rockford. The girl was one of the two daughters, likely Blanche.

Humans and dogs have stood side by side for millenia. In fact, archaeological evidence suggests that dogs were domesticated as early as 20,000- 40,000 years ago.

Humans worked to tame and breed wolves, and by 7,000 years ago, dogs occupied every continent inhabited by humans. The breeds we have today seem a far cry from the wolf, with their short snout and sweet disposition. At this point we w...

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