Dog or Canine Terms +

(dogs are considered to be the companions and best friends of humans and this list of terms will help all of us understand the topics that exist about our canine friends)

semiprick ears
Ears carried erect with just the tips leaning forward.
The thighs of a dog.
The tendon or the bands of inelastic fibrous tissues formed at the termination of a muscle and attaching it to a bone.
Lean, hard condition, free from excessive muscle or fat.
The male parent of a dog.
To surgically remove a female dog's ovaries and uterus to prevent conception of puppies.
stud dog
A male dog used for breeding purposes.
A partial, incomplete, or slight dislocation.
The dog's outline from just behind the withers to the tail set.

The withers is highest part of the back at the base of the neck or that part which lies between the shoulder blades.

topographical anatomy
The examination of the outward appearances and identifications of the various regions of a dog's anatomy.
The region defined by the dorsal portions of the spinous processes of the first two thoracic vertebrae and flanked by the dorsal (uppermost) portions of the scapulae.

To put it simply, it is the highest region of the back of a dog, or other animals, which exists at the base (back part) of the neck between the shoulder blades.