Imagine a world where raccoons were domesticated instead of wolves and we got the raccoon equivalent of a dog
Note that this was done in a relatively short time with foxes, see the Domesticated Silver Fox https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Domesticated_silver_fox
They had to kill a lot of foxes to "evolve" them in such a short period of time though..
Octodon is a nice general purpose instance. more