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Synonyms for dog

Synonyms for dog

to keep (another) under surveillance by moving along behind

to follow closely or persistently

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Synonyms for dog

a dull unattractive unpleasant girl or woman

informal term for a man

someone who is morally reprehensible

a smooth-textured sausage of minced beef or pork usually smoked

a hinged catch that fits into a notch of a ratchet to move a wheel forward or prevent it from moving backward

metal supports for logs in a fireplace

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Promislow explains that dogs are an ideal species in which to explore the genetic basis of disease because there's an unparalleled degree of diversity among breeds, yet all dogs are of the species Canis lupus familiaris. Within breeds, on the other hand, dogs are genetically very similar.
In megadiverse areas like Africa and Latin America, domestic dogs (Canis lupus familiaris Linnaeus) pose serious risks to native species as vectors of diseases, predators and competitors (Butler and Bingham, 2000; Butler and du Toit, 2002; Fiorello et al., 2006; Galetti and Sazima, 2006; Oliveira et al., 2008; Whiteman et al., 2007).
maculatum collected from 22 canines (Canis lupus familiaris L.), 50 white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus (Boddaert)), 1 feline (Felis catus L.), and 1 cow (Bos taurus L.) from Arkansas between 1-III-2006 and 1-VI-2009.
One of the most easily recognizable differences between wolf behavior and their domesticated cousin, Canis lupus familiaris, is barking.
12- Canis lupus familiaris--GB: Canis lupus familiaris [22], Accession Number: AF531666, Identities = 513/513 (100%), Gaps = 0/513 (0%), Query Coverage = 93.0%.
Table 1--Macroscopic assessment of the third eyelid normal and protrusioned glands of male, adult mongrel dogs (Canis lupus familiaris, Linnaeus 1758), in respect to length, width, and thickness.
Under discussion is the idea that dogs should be classified as a wolf subspecies, Canis lupus familiaris. The analysis of the dog genome is nearly complete.