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Related to Canis: Ferae, genus Canis, Ehrlichia canis, Brucella canis, Toxocara canis

Dog

In the BCG growth share matrix, the quadrant representing companies, especially subsidies, that require minimal cash injections but have low market shares, and therefore usually operate with little or no profit. These companies usually exist in mature industries with well established but not very profitable markets, products, or brands. Some analysts recommend selling dogs, as they have little potential for growth; however, because they require little capital to operate, they may be useful and may perhaps produce an earnings surprise. See also: Marketing, Portfolio analysis.

dog

Slang for an undesirable property.

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The only reported case of Oncicola canis in Iran has been related to jackal so far [11].
Although Canis Minor is the smaller of Orion the Hunter's two dogs it boasts the brilliant beacon star Procyon, more or less in the middle area of the constellation and the eye of the dog figure.
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1994), who tested 10 canine microsatellites in 3 canid species (Canis lupus, Canis latrans and Canis rufus).
There is a species of bird, Antpitta avis canis Ridgley, that barks like a dog.
SIR - A few years ago parents were made very aware of the threat that the dog worm toxocara canis could have on the health of the population.
One of the most easily recognizable differences between wolf behavior and their domesticated cousin, Canis lupus familiaris, is barking.
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