Domestic dogs are found in association with humans worldwide and in a wide
variety of habitats. Their wild ancestors, gray wolves romed in northern
hemisphere continental areas, including North America and the Palearctic
These animals are found in the following types of habitat:
temperate: that region of the Earth between 23.5 degrees North and 60 degrees North (between the Tropic of Cancer and the Arctic Circle) and between 23.5 degrees South and 60 degrees South (between the Tropic of Capricorn and the Antarctic Circle).
tropical: the region of the earth that surrounds the equator, from
23.5 degrees north to 23.5 degrees south.
polar: the regions of the earth that surround the north and south
poles, from the north pole to 60 degrees north and from the south pole to 60
terrestrial: living on the ground.