Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Fact of the Day: Canine

The Canine family of animals (e.g. dogs, wolves, foxes, etc.) gets its name from the Latin word "Canis" which means "dog". 

25 comments:

Margaret D said...

Really!

DWei said...

TIL foxes are classified as dogs.

Kay said...

I took Latin in high school and totally forgot that.

DeniseinVA said...

Cute Canis :)

sepatuholig-Grace Njio said...

aiye..... this one is sooooo cute!!!
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Dana said...

Aw, cute!

Christine said...

Cute doggie!

Breathtaking said...

Such a beautiful pup you chose for your post.

stephen Hayes said...

Having taken eight years of Latin in school, I knew this. Finally a benefit from all those boring classes.

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

Sweet!

Pilar Domínguez said...

So lovely this puppy! I love animals.kisses:)

Gloria Baker said...

Love this puppy!! x

Unknown said...

Cutie poppy!

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Pat Hatt said...

Never knew that one, cute pup

Kati said...

Thanks so much for your comment, it means a lot!
Adorable pic!

Have a great day,
-Kati

LV said...

I gave up pets a long time ago,but this one is adorable.

Moscow Blogger said...

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Al Penwasser said...

What a cutie! He'll chew your shoes, piss on the rug, and shed like a hairy tornado, but....what a cutie!

Marie a la Mode said...

Awww I want one!!!

Selvaggia Capizzi said...

I knew that...I am Italian and I have studied latin!
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FilipBlog said...

and I am sure it is a very old breed. Probably a few thousand years.

Greetings,
Filip

Theresa Mahoney said...

What a cute dog you chose to feature today too :)

Anna-Alina said...

Cute dog on pic.
I want to have a dog!

Caro * said...
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Caro * said...

Oups, sorry, I delete my first comment.

So adorable ! I can't live without dog, I love them :)