|phylum||Chordata||The domestic dog (Canis lupus familiaris) is a subspecies of the gray wolf (Canis lupus), a member of the Canidae family of the mammalian order Carnivora. The term "domestic dog" is generally used for both domesticated and feral varieties. The dog was the first domesticated animal and has been the most widely kept working, hunting, and pet animal in human history.
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|species||C. lupus familiaris|
|Galleries of dogs classed by breed can be found on the page Dog Breeds. Dogs of mixed or uncertain breed can be found on the gallery page Mixed and Non-breed Dogs, and non-breed specific puppies can be found on the Puppy page.|
|Pages listing dogs made by specific companies can be found on the Dogs by Company page|