14 Canine Family Images: 19th-Century Dogs, Wolves, and Foxes

Love dogs? Me too! I came across a 19th-century book packed with canine images. This post features 14 color illustrations from Dogs, jackals, wolves, and foxes: a monograph of the Canidae, published in 1890. You can find the book in its entirety for free online.

Keep reading for canidae family facts and more illustrations of dogs, wolves, and foxes.

What Are Canines?

Canines aren’t just your family dog. The Canidae family also represents wild dogs, coyotes, jackals, dingoes, wolves, and foxes. It’s generally divided into three phylogenetic groups: wolf-like canids, fox-like canids, and South American canids. However, a single species like the raccoon dog, for example, falls into its own category, also known as a monotypic taxon.

More Free Canine Images, Coloring Books, and Resources

Want more free canine resources for your projects? Here are several sites for dog images, clipart, coloring book pages, flashcards, and more free resources.

Want more animal illustrations in the public domain? Check out the animal gallery! You’ll find these images there, along with 100+ images of animals from the 19th to early 20th century.

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