Scientific Name for Dogs – Dog Kennel Outdoor

Scientific Name for Dogs

The scientific name for dogs has been Canis lupus familiar is since 1993. For more than 200 years before that, the animal had been classified as both “Canis familiaris” and Domesticus. A term assigned by naturalist Carolus Linnaeus in 1758 is Latin for ‘of/related to common people.  In 1993, the Smithsonian Institution and American Association … Read more