A domesticated carnivorous mammal (Canis familiaris syn. Canis lupus subsp. familiaris) occurring as a wide variety of breeds, many of which are traditionally used for hunting, herding, drawing sleds, and other tasks, and are kept as pets.
Any of various carnivorous mammals of the family Canidae, such as the dingo.
A male animal of the family Canidae, especially of a fox or a domesticated breed.