BONNIE SAID: "...I believe that dogs are the only domesticated species in
the genus _Canis_.
It's true that a few wolves have been tamed, but the species certainly can't
be called domesticated. Therefore, the terms dogs, _Canis famiiliaris_, and
domestic canines are synonymous..."
CYMM SAYS: Bonnie, to get totally offtopic ( ...I mean I count some dogs
among my really favourite friends...); Dogs are really nothing more than
wolves. Their domestication from canis lupus might even predate homo sapiens
sapiens; and it kept continuing into historic times.
This, i suppose because of the neat strategic fit beween dog society &
So, resident in the dog populations of the world are genes from long extinct
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