Now You're Talkin' Dog
Learn dog terminology that any dog fancier should know.
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Reverse sneeze: A peculiar snort, probably caused by a spasm of the throat muscle, sometimes due to mucus, food or a foreign body. It is not dangerous.
Ruff: Long, thick hair on the neck.
Scent hound: A hunting dog that tracks by its nose. Examples include the Beagle and the Basset Hound.
Sight hound: A hound that hunts primarily by eyesight rather than scent. Examples include the Afghan and Saluki.
Sire: Male parent.
Ticking: Color flecks on a white background.
Tuck up: Narrower, thinner area around the loins.
Undercoat: A soft, dense coat beneath the more visible outer coat.
Vaccine: Material derived from a disease-causing virus or bacteria used to prime the bodys immune system and prevent it from catching the actual disease.
Variety: A subtype of breed that can be shown separately, but which can be interbred with other varieties of the same breed.Page 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5
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