Both canid species will respond to imitation calls from humans.
Perhaps cats' purring helps alleviate the dysplasia or osteoporotic conditions that are more common in their canid cousins.
Fatal canid diseases present a more immediate-and more addressable-threat to the wolves.
The silver fox, a fellow canid and close cousin of dogs that had never been domesticated, seemed the perfect choice.
We randomly selected study areas each year from the pool of candidate areas on the basis of canid occupancy.
The red wolf had current inoculations for rabies and other common canid diseases.
In fact, bush dogs may be polyestrous, a marked divergence from the canid norm.
British Dictionary definitions for canid
of or resembling a dog; doglike
of, relating to, or belonging to the Canidae, a family of mammals, including dogs, jackals, wolves, and foxes, typically having a bushy tail, erect ears, and a long muzzle: order Carnivora (carnivores)
of or relating to any of the four teeth, two in each jaw, situated between the incisors and the premolars