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The Cynocentaur is one of a race of creatures with origins in Italian mythology, legend and folklore.
Within that civilization, they were venerated as a representation of a diligent and devoted servant.
From the waist up to the head, Cynocentaurs are human. However, from the waist down is like a large dog (the human trunk extends into what would normally be the dog's neck, legs, body and tail).
A Cynocentaur may have any complexion that a human has, from the palest to the very darkest of what is possible for baseline humans. Facial features may vary as any humans' vary; freckles, vitiligo, moles, Roman nose, any range of human eye colors, and more. Though, some may also combine canine features, as well, such as a dog's ears, dichromatic eyes, spotted skin and/or tongue, particularly pronounced canine teeth, even perhaps hair pattern similar to that of a dog.
Naturally, if the Cynocentaur has the 'taur' section of the body (that is, the dog part)