Temporal range: Middle Miocene–Late Miocene
|An artist's illustration of Aelurodon.|
joseph Leidy, 1858
| †Aelurodon ferox|
Aelurodon is a genus of canine that lived during the Miocene period of North America. It was part of a group of dogs known as "bone-crushers", or Borophaginids, as their jaw strength was similar to the bone-crushing bite of a modern hyena. They may have hunted in packs like modern wolves.