Th' domestic dug (Canis lupus familiaris or Canis familiaris) is a usually furry, carnivorous, canid carnivoran mammal. Th' dug, at is sib to th' wolf, wur th' fust domesticated animal an has bin widely kept as a workin, huntin, a pet companion. It is estimated theer are between 700 million a one billion domestic dugs, makin em th' mooast abundant member oth’ order Carnivora.
Their lung association wi humans has led dugs to be uniquely attuned to human behaviour a they con throive on a starch-rich diet at would be inadequate for other canid species. New research seems to show that dugs han mutations to equivalent genetic regions i humans wheer changes are known to trigger high sociability a somewhat reduced intelligence. Dugs vary widely i shape, soize an colour. Dugs perform mony roles for fooak, sich as huntin, herdin, pullin looads, protection, assistin police an th' military, companionship an, moor recently, aidin hondicapped individuals an therapeutic roles. This influence on human society has gien em th' sobriquet "mon's best friend".