Canidae

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Related to Canine family: Canids
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Noun1.Canidae - dogsCanidae - dogs; wolves; jackals; foxes  
mammal family - a family of mammals
Carnivora, order Carnivora - cats; lions; tigers; panthers; dogs; wolves; jackals; bears; raccoons; skunks; and members of the suborder Pinnipedia
canid, canine - any of various fissiped mammals with nonretractile claws and typically long muzzles
Canis, genus Canis - type genus of the Canidae: domestic and wild dogs; wolves; jackals
wild dog - any of various undomesticated mammals of the family Canidae that are thought to resemble domestic dogs as distinguished from jackals or wolves
Cuon, Cyon, genus Cuon, genus Cyon - Asiatic wild dog
Dusicyon, genus Dusicyon - crab-eating dog
genus Lycaeon, Lycaeon - African hunting dog
Alopex, genus Alopex - arctic foxes
genus Urocyon, Urocyon - grey foxes
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Like most of my WDJ collaborators, Lisa and I have shared a lot of personal information with each other about our canine family members.
I had always been curious about these creatures after reading about them and finding out that they were not from the canine family but rodents.
Keep your canine family members safe this Christmas-keep them out of the kitchen and trash bins, and don't give them bone treats.
In an effort to help hunters and ranchers better identify the two members of the canine family, the ODFW has posted a coyote-wolf quiz on its website.
The bush dog species, listed as near threatened with extinction by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature, belongs to the canine family.
The distinct genetic profiles of today's Eastern and Western dogs suggests that two separate branches of the canine family tree once existed.
This approach works because we thoroughly quiz our buyers abottt their lifestyle, their background history with dogs in general, and their plans for hunting with their new canine family member.
However, for women on-the-go, like me, this sport utility vehicle (SUV) is more of a life-saver that oozes comfort and safety as well as being large enough to lug around my large canine family of four (giant mum and dad, plus two puppies) as well as my future in-laws.
This chimp is now two and it's not yet clear how long he will be allowed to stay with his canine family.
Taking the dog for just one more walk, getting her to climb just one more set of stairs, quenching her insatiable thirst just one more time are the signs that the canine family is about to become larger.

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