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The United States along with Cat Fanciers’ Association (CFA) currently identifies 42 breeds, while the Us Kennel Golf club (AKC) recognizes 190 dog breeds. The international organization Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI) recognizes as many as 340 dog breeds. Leslie Lyons, the professor of veterinary medicine at the University of Missouri, defined the genus of domesticated breeds as the genus of domesticated animals, which were controlled and eventually manipulated by selective breeding carefully, to the extent that new generations got consistent qualities specific to some specific breed of dog.