cynophobia


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Wikipedia.

cynophobia

[‚sin·ə′fō·bē·ə]
(psychology)
An abnormal fear of dogs.
References in periodicals archive ?
Valdi, however, regarded her father as her true enemy, not her twin, and the cause of her deepest fear, cynophobia: the fear of dogs.
But she said she was later told by Delta that the driver had produced a letter from his doctor confirming he suffered from cynophobia.
Forces are afraid of being sued by sufferers of cynophobia - fear of canines - or those allergic to dog hair.