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)

blade-bone, blade
The shoulder blade or scapula.
Prime condition, often a term used to describe a dog's coat.
The inside of the ear; the irregular formation visible within the cup.
A family (Canidae)of carnivorous animals, including dogs, wolves, coyotes, foxes, and jackals.
The two upper and two lover large, conical, pointed teeth behind the incisors and before the premolars.
A gait with three beats to each stride, two legs moving separately and two as a diagonal pair which is slower than the gallop and not as tiring.
Jowls or pendulous flesh of the lips and jaw.
The dog's hair covering. Most breeds possess two coats, an outer coat an an undercoat.
Short-bodied, compact.
The markings around the neck, usually white; also, a leather strap or chain for restraining or leading the dog, when the leash is attached.
comparative anatomy
The examination of the skeletons of dogs and humans and their similarities and differences.

The most significant differences being the upright posture adopted by humans, the absence of collarbones in dogs, the attachment of the humerus of the dog to the chest wall along its entire length, plus the fact that humans walk on their whole foot, whereas dogs walk only on the equivalent of the human toes.

The mucous membrane lining of both upper and lower eyelids.
Active, lively, alert.
The upper arched portion of the neck.
crested neck
A well-arched portion of the neck.