Talk:Interbreeding of dingoes with other domestic dogs

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Why is this at "Interbreeding...other domestic dogs"? Aren't dingoes feral, rather than domesticated? Seems like it would be better to call this "Interbreeding of dingoes with other domestic dogs". Nyttend (talk) 03:41, 5 July 2009 (UTC)

This is confusing. This article implies that dingoes are a domestic breed as Nyttend points out, and also refers to free ranging domestic dogs. Should that not be feral dogs in the sense of domestic dogs which have gone feral? It also disregards the tendency of dingoes and domesticated and working station dogs to interbreed, and interbreeding of domesticated dingoes. All these scenarios are relevant and at this point the clumsy terminology of this article does not make this clear.
Perhaps this section should be blended back into the main dingo article as it is a significant issue for the taxon and their most significant conservation threat. Djapa Owen (talk) 13:47, 10 October 2012 (UTC)