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dog +‎ -phile


dogophile (plural dogophiles)

  1. (rare, informal) A lover of dogs; a cynophile.
    • 2009 September 13, Cathleen Schine, “Grrr, Sniff, Arf”, in New York Times[1]:
      As a psychologist with a Ph.D. in cognitive science, as well as an ardent dogophile, Horowitz aims “to take an informed imaginative leap inside of a dog — to see what it is like to be a dog; what the world is like from a dog’s point of view.”