24 relations: Agouti (gene), Clade, Dog, Dog breed, Dog type, Eponym, FCI Spitz and Primitive Types Group, Finnish Lapphund, Gray wolf, Hällefors Elkhound, Jämtland, Jämtland dialects, Lapponian Herder, Mitochondrial DNA, Moose, Northern breed group, Northern Europe, Norwegian Elkhound, Phylogenetic tree, Sami people, Sled dog, Spitz, Sweden, Swedish Lapphund.
agouti is a gene that controls the distribution of the natural pigment, melanin, in the hair of mammals and helps determine their coat color patterns.
A clade (from κλάδος, klados, "branch"), also known as monophyletic group, is a group of organisms that consists of a common ancestor and all its lineal descendants, and represents a single "branch" on the "tree of life".
The domestic dog (Canis lupus familiaris when considered a subspecies of the gray wolf or Canis familiaris when considered a distinct species) is a member of the genus Canis (canines), which forms part of the wolf-like canids, and is the most widely abundant terrestrial carnivore.
Dog breeds are dogs that have relatively uniform physical characteristics developed under controlled conditions by humans, with breeding animals selected for phenotypic traits such as size, coat color, structure, and behavior.
Dog types are broad categories of dogs based on form, function or style of work, lineage, or appearance.
An eponym is a person, place, or thing after whom or after which something is named, or believed to be named.
The Spitz and Primitive Types Group is a designation used, only by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI), for a group of dog breeds consisting of Spitz Type Dogs and Primitive Type Dogs.
The Finnish Lapphund is a hardy, easy going, medium-size breed of Spitz type.
The gray wolf (Canis lupus), also known as the timber wolf,Paquet, P. & Carbyn, L. W. (2003).
Hällefors Elkhound (Hälleforshund) is a Swedish dog breed.
Jämtland (Norwegian: Jemtland,; Latin: Iemptia) or Jamtland is a historical province (landskap) in the centre of Sweden in northern Europe.
Jämtland dialects (jamska, Swedish: jämtska) constitute a group of closely related dialects spoken in the Swedish province of Jämtland.
The Lapponian herder (Lapinporokoira or Lapp Reindeer dog or Lapsk Vallhund) is a breed of dog from Finland, one of three Lapphund breeds developed from a type of dog used by the Sami people for herding and guarding their reindeer.
Mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA or mDNA) is the DNA located in mitochondria, cellular organelles within eukaryotic cells that convert chemical energy from food into a form that cells can use, adenosine triphosphate (ATP).
The moose (North America) or elk (Eurasia), Alces alces, is the largest extant species in the deer family.
Northern Breed Group is the name of a breed group of dogs, used by kennel clubs to classify a defined collection of dog breeds.
Northern Europe is the general term for the geographical region in Europe that is approximately north of the southern coast of the Baltic Sea.
The Norwegian Elkhound is one of the ancient Northern Spitz-type breed of dog and is the National Dog of Norway.
A phylogenetic tree or evolutionary tree is a branching diagram or "tree" showing the evolutionary relationships among various biological species or other entities—their phylogeny—based upon similarities and differences in their physical or genetic characteristics.
The Sami people (also known as the Sámi or the Saami) are a Finno-Ugric people inhabiting Sápmi, which today encompasses large parts of Norway and Sweden, northern parts of Finland, and the Murmansk Oblast of Russia.
Sled dogs were important for transportation in arctic areas, hauling supplies in areas that were inaccessible by other methods.
Spitz (also pluralized spitzes or, borrowing from German, Spitzen) are a type of domestic dog characterized by long, thick, and often white fur, and pointed ears and muzzles.
Sweden (Sverige), officially the Kingdom of Sweden (Swedish), is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe.
The Swedish Lapphund (Svensk lapphund) is a breed of dog of the Spitz type from Sweden, one of three Lapphund breeds developed from a type of dog used by the Sami people for herding and guarding their reindeer.