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The omnivorous dog dogma and carnivorous cat connection

  title={The omnivorous dog dogma and carnivorous cat connection},
  author={Wouter H. Hendriks},
Introduction: Classification of animal species is commonly based on the diet they consume in nature. For domestic dogs and cats, however, classification has relied heavily on their (different) morphological, physiological and metabolic traits. Classification of dogs is even more challenging as dogs have been purposely bred by humans for many centuries starting with domestication of wolves (Driscoll et al., 2009; Coppinger and Coppinger, 2001). Domestic cats, however, still closely resemble… 


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