dogs and wolfs 2. - Dachshund Breed characteristics: long...

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Dachshund Breed characteristics : long backs Consequences : dachshunds may develop ruptured spinal discs due to their long backs, leading to paralysis and/or chronic pain. Pekinese (Pekingese) Breed characteristics : short snouts Consequences : it's not uncommon for a Pekinese's eyes to pop out of their sockets because these do not fully enclose the eyes. Many other diseases and defects (heart disease, coronary disease, blood disease, endocrine disorders, eye disease, skin disease, nervous system diseases, digestion disorders, joint diseases and immunological diseases) seen in dogs.
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AKC divides the dogs into Seven various groups based on certain certain characteristics of the dogs. There are actually 8 but the 8 th is called miscellaneous 1. Non-sporting dogs https://www.akc.org/breeds/non-sporting_group.cfm Chow Chow, Dalmatian, Shar-pei French Bulldog Keeshond Schnauzer Schipperke Tibetan Spaniel Bichon Frise Poodle Lhasa Apso Shih Tzu 2. Sporting dogs (Gun dogs) https:// www.akc.org/breeds/sporting_group.cfm Spaniels (most) Setters Weimaraner Retrievers Spinone Italiano Pointers Wirehaired Griffon Vizsla
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Non-Sporting Dogs – Many of the pet dogs are from this group. Many may have performed some particular function in the past, but now their main function is as a companion or pet . Gun Dogs (sporting dogs) – primarily pointers, retrievers and spaniels – all used to detect, flush out and retrieve game. Most are gentle natured and many have a duel purpose of “hunters assistant” and as family pet . Herding Dogs – originally developed to herd and protect sheep and cattle. Many are still used for herding and many are good pets . (Collie and German Shepherd) Working Dogs – originally used as guard dogs and Workers – rescue, water rescue, sled pullers, draught dogs, military service, etc. Lots of fear on big dogs Doberman Pinscher, Rottweilers. Many may be to large for family pet.
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3. Herding dogs https:// www.akc.org/breeds/herding_group.cfm Sheep dog German Shepherd Corgi Bouvier des Flandres Border Collie Collie Belgian Tervuren Briard Belgian Malinois Puli Australian cattle dog Australian Shepherd 4. Working dogs https:// www.akc.org/breeds/working_group.cfm Akita Alaskan malamute Anatolian Shepherd Bull Mastiff Doberman Pinscher Bernese Mountain dog Russian Terrier Schnauzer Great Dane Great Pyrenees Komondor Kuvasz Mastiff Great Swiss Mt. Dog Newfoundland Portuguese water dog Rottweiler St. Bernard Samoyed Siberian Husky
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used for hunting . Have “scent hounds” - bloodhound, basset hound and beagle. And “ sight hounds hounds” – Greyhound and Saluki. Very good natured, but have a strong desire to roam Some hounds share the distinct ability to produce a unique sound known as baying. Many have stamina to hunt down prey. Terriers –
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