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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.
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dog

Slang for an undesirable property.

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Are these feral or domestic dogs? Is their presence changing the occurrence of wild species?
This muscle has not been reported in the domestic dog (Barone; Budras et al; Hermanson; Evans & de Lahunta, 2017), but in the domestic cat there is a well developed and constant muscle in the brachial musculature named with different terms among them the anconeus epitrochlearis muscle (Done et al., 2010) and medial anconeus muscle, which is innervated by the ulnar nerve (Barone), although none of these terms are found in the Nomina Anatomica Veterinaria (ICVGAN, 2017).
In homes, the domestic dog's social behavior is directed more toward working with and communicating with humans, not competing with us for some arcane concept of dominance.
Due to the difficulty of distinguishing between domestic dogs and coyotes by tracks, we only used camera data in the analyses when the relationships for those species were examined.
Partner preferences and asymmetries in social play among domestic dog, Canis lupus familiaris, littermates.
(4) Of the domestic dogs tested, 1.187% (n = 56,612) were positive for heartworm antigen, indicating active D.
The IUCN identified four main threats to maned wolves: habitat reduction, road mortality, problems associated with domestic dogs, and hunting for folkloric medicine (Rodden et al., 2008), and Muir and Emmons (2012) add the threats of fire and climate change to the population in Bolivia.
Over the years domestic dogs were selected to serve several functions in rural areas such as herding, guarding of properties and hunting (SVARTBERG, 2006).
It is a comprehensive guide to the origins of the domestic dog, general canine behavior, natural selection, evolution and human manipulation of these processes.

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