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)

police dog
Any dog trained for police work.
The rounded tuft of air left on the end of the tail when the coat is clipped; as with the Poodle.
A gait suggestive of a prancing horse; springy, bouncy.
The teeth that are located behind the canine teeth and in front of the molars.

Most dogs have eight premolars on each side of the mouth, four on the upper and four on the lower jaw.

prick ear
Erect ear carriage, usually pointed at the tip of the ear.
primary teeth
Milk teeth or puppy teeth.
professional trainer
Someone who trains hunting dogs and who handles dogs in field events.
A very young dog that is under twelve months of age.
A dog whose sire and dam belong to the same breed and are themselves of unmixed descent since recognition of the breed.
A dog with the ability to make the abrupt turns, springing starts, and sudden stops required of a sheep herding dog.
A substitute for a dog closely resembling another dog.
Thick, longer hair growth around the neck.
Shoulder blade.
The odor left by an animal on the trail (ground scent) or wafted through the air (airborne scent).
seeing-eye dog
A dog trained as a guide for the blind.