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No, they are not related. Dogs are canines, raccoons are procyonids.

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Are raccoons canines?

No, raccoons are not canines. They are procyonids. Dogs and raccoons are not closely related.


Are raccoons and dogs related?

Both are technically carnivores but from entirely different families. Dogs are canids and raccoons are procyonids.


Are raccoons and dogs cousins?

Dogs and Racoons are two different species


Are raccoons more related to dogs or cats?

Raccoons, dogs and cats are each in a different family of mammals and not closely related except that all fall into the order Carnivora.


Are raccoon dogs related to raccoons in any way?

The raccoon dog of China, Japan, Korea, and southeastern Asia is so named because of its resemblance to a raccoon. It is not related to raccoons. For dogs in the US referred to as coon dogs or raccoon dogs, see next answer. No. Raccoon dogs are called such because they are used for hunting raccoons.


Are raccoon dogs related to raccoons?

Because raccoons and raccoon dogs are cousins


Can a dog and a raccoon breed?

No, raccoons and domestic dogs could not produce offspring. Raccoons might be able to breed with the closely related coati, however.


Are raccoons afraid of dogs?

Because they are afraid the dog might eat them or hunt them. Dogs are predators and raccoons are prey for dogs.


Is a raccoon dog a mammal?

Yes, raccoon dogs are a wild dog and a mammal. They are not related to raccoons


Do panda bears come from raccoons?

Giant Pandas have the same ancestor as Raccoons, but are in the Bear Clade. Lesser Pandas are in the Raccoon Clade, and all Bears, Raccoons, and Dogs have a common ancestor. Giant Pandas are closely related to Raccoons, more related than any other species in the Bear Clade.


Do raccoons get along with dogs?

No, raccoons are very aggresive around dogs and are known to carry rabies.


Are raccoons related to red pandas?

Yes, red pandas are related to both raccoons and weasels.

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