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Function overloading and inheritance in C++

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Suppose I have classes Bulldog and Labrador which publically derive from base class Dog, and I have a function, e.g. a method of a different class, called reward, and I want it to produce different results for objects of class Dog and Bulldog, or for objects of class Bulldog and Labrador. What is the best way of doing this for a C++ developer?

I understand that if Dog has any virtual functions, then I can use dynamic_cast for this purpose. Is that something you would recommend? If not, what do you think would be the best approach?

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