Canis familiaris

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Noun1.Canis familiaris - a member of the genus Canis (probably descended from the common wolf) that has been domesticated by man since prehistoric timesCanis familiaris - a member of the genus Canis (probably descended from the common wolf) that has been domesticated by man since prehistoric times; occurs in many breeds; "the dog barked all night"
domestic animal, domesticated animal - any of various animals that have been tamed and made fit for a human environment
puppy - a young dog
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
doggie, doggy, pooch, barker, bow-wow - informal terms for dogs
cur, mutt, mongrel - an inferior dog or one of mixed breed
lapdog - a dog small and tame enough to be held in the lap
toy dog, toy - any of several breeds of very small dogs kept purely as pets
hunting dog - a dog used in hunting game
working dog - any of several breeds of usually large powerful dogs bred to work as draft animals and guard and guide dogs
carriage dog, coach dog, dalmatian - a large breed having a smooth white coat with black or brown spots; originated in Dalmatia
basenji - small smooth-haired breed of African origin having a tightly curled tail and the inability to bark
pug, pug-dog - small compact smooth-coated breed of Asiatic origin having a tightly curled tail and broad flat wrinkled muzzle
Leonberg - a large dog (usually with a golden coat) produced by crossing a St Bernard and a Newfoundland
Newfoundland, Newfoundland dog - a breed of very large heavy dogs with a thick coarse usually black coat; highly intelligent dogs and vigorous swimmers; developed in Newfoundland
Great Pyrenees - bred of large heavy-coated white dogs resembling the Newfoundland
spitz - any of various stocky heavy-coated breeds of dogs native to northern regions having pointed muzzles and erect ears with a curled furry tail
Belgian griffon, Brussels griffon, griffon - breed of various very small compact wiry-coated dogs of Belgian origin having a short bearded muzzle
corgi, Welsh corgi - either of two Welsh breeds of long-bodied short-legged dogs with erect ears and a fox-like head
poodle, poodle dog - an intelligent dog with a heavy curly solid-colored coat that is usually clipped; an old breed sometimes trained as sporting dogs or as performing dogs
Mexican hairless - any of an old breed of small nearly hairless dogs of Mexico
flag - a conspicuously marked or shaped tail
pack - a group of hunting animals
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Well, it's mankind's fault; ever since cavemen realized that Canis familiaris was better as a companion and hunting assistant than as a meal, things have pretty much gone downhill.
Alexandra Horowitz, the research's leader, wrote in her report: "While domestic dogs, Canis familiaris, have been found to be skillful at social cognitive tasks and even some metacognitive tasks, they have not passed the test of mirror self-recognition (MSR).
Companion animals such as Canis familiaris (dogs) are considered the best preclinical model for cancer and many other complex human diseases (Rowell et al.
New records of pre-Columbian Canis familiaris (Carnivora, Canidae) in the Parana Basin, Argentina.
Prevalencia de helmintos gastrointestinales en Canis familiaris en el distrito de Lurigancho, Chosica, Depto.
Corynosoma obtuscens Lincicome, 1943 (Acanthocephala, Polymorphidae) en Canis familiaris de la ciudad de Chincha, Peru.
Sled dogs Canis familiaris were tethered outside and were used for recreational travel.
Trillo AM, Carrasco AJ, Cabrera R (2003) Prevalencia de helmintos enteroparasitos zoonoticos y factores asociados en Canis familiaris en una zona urbana de la ciudad de Ica, Peru.
Dicho craneo, en una primera instancia, fue asignado por Kriscautzky (1975) a Chrysocyon brachyurus (aguara guazu), aunque muy poco tiempo despues lo reasigno a Canis familiaris (Kriscautzky, 1975b, cit.
Este es el primer reporte de Rhipicephalus sanguineus, Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus y Amblyomma maculatum Figura 1 dentro de la ciudad de Bogota ectoparasitando a Canis familiaris y aunque se hallo 1 garrapata por canino, la tasa de infestacion por estos artropodos fue 4,25%, una alta tasa por tratarse de animales de compania, domiciliados, vinculados a planes de atencion sanitaria, en una ciudad del tropico americano con altura de 2640 msnm, donde no se habian descrito antes.