sole ancestor of the dog, which was first domesticated in the Middle East. Dogs are the wolf's closest relative (the genetic divergence between gray wolves & dogs is only as opposed to over between gray wolves, Ethiopian wolves & coyot.
Hughie belongs to Domaine de Coudot in France. He also half-had the name of Pegasus when he was for sale in the USA, appropriate to this photograph in which he seems to be hovering, if not flying. This shot belongs to Domaine de Coudot.