Dog Breeds 2 Flashcards

coat
Terms Definitions
deerhound
Scottish deerhound.
labrador
Labrador retriever.
elkhound
Norwegian elkhound.
yorkie
Yorkshire terrier.
Poodle
Group: UtilityCoat type: WoolTemperament: Gay-spirited and good-tempered.
German Shepherd Dog
Group: PastoralCoat type: DoubleTemperament: Steady of nerve, loyal, self-assured, courageous and tractable. Never nervous, over-aggressive or shy
american pit bull terrier
American Staffordshire terrier.
Enter your front text here.
Cocker Spaniel
vizsla
one of a Hungarian breed of medium-sized, powerful hunting dogs having a short, smooth, rusty-gold coat, a square muzzle, and a docked tail.
bulldog
one of an English breed of medium-sized, short-haired, muscular dogs with prominent, undershot jaws, usually having a white and tan or brindled coat, raised originally for bullbaiting.
puli
one of a Hungarian breed of medium-sized sheepdogs having long, fine hair that often mats, giving the coat a corded appearance.
foxhound
any of several breeds of medium-sized hounds trained to hunt foxes and having a glossy coat in combinations of black, tan, and white.
cockapoo
one of a variety of dogs crossbred from a cocker spaniel and a miniature poodle.
cur
a mongrel dog, esp. a worthless or unfriendly one.
pointer
one of a breed of short-haired hunting dogs trained to point game.
greyhound
one of a breed of tall, slender, short-haired dogs, noted for its keen sight and swiftness.
samoyed
one of a Russian breed of medium-sized dogs that have long, dense, white or cream hair and are used by the Samoyed people for herding reindeer and pulling sleds.
english foxhound
one of an English breed of medium-sized hunting dogs, slightly larger than the American foxhound, having a short, dense, glossy coat, in combinations of black, tan, or white, with low-set ears, and very straight legs, originally used for hunting foxes in
harrier
one of a breed of medium-sized hounds, used, usually in packs, in hunting.
pinscher
one of a group of related dogs including the Doberman pinscher, miniature pinscher, and affenpinscher.
mastiff
one of a breed of large, powerful, short-haired dogs having an apricot, fawn, or brindled coat.
akita
one of a Japanese breed of large, muscular dogs having a broad head with erect ears, a stiff coat of brown, red, black, or brindle color, and a long tail curled over its back, originally bred for hunting, now often used as a guard dog.
schnauzer
one of a German breed of sturdy medium-sized dogs having a tight, wiry, pepper-and-salt or pure black coat, bristly eyebrows and beardlike whiskers, and a docked tail, used originally as a ratter and a guard dog and later used in police work.
dalmatian
one of a breed of short-haired dogs having a white coat marked with black or brown spots.
pug
one of a breed of small, short-haired dogs having a tightly curled tail, a deeply wrinkled face, and a smooth coat that is black or silver and fawn with black markings.
bloodhound
one of a breed of medium- to large-sized dogs, usually having a black-and-tan coat, very long ears, loose skin, and an acute sense of smell: used chiefly for following human scents.
english setter
one of a breed of medium-sized, long-haired bird dogs having a flat, usually black-and-white or tan-and-white coat.
hound
one of any of several breeds of dogs trained to pursue game either by sight or by scent, esp. one with a long face and large drooping ears.
bearded collie
one of a British breed of medium-sized herding dogs with a medium-length, shaggy coat, black, blue, brown, or fawn in color.
siberian husky
one of a Siberian breed of medium-size dogs having a thick, soft coat, raised originally as sled dogs.
golden retriever
one of an English breed of retrievers having a thick, flat or wavy, golden coat.
chihuahua
one of a Mexican or Aztec breed of very small dogs having either short or long hair of any one of a variety of colors.
miniature schnauzer
one of a German breed of sturdily built terriers resembling a smaller version of the standard schnauzer, having a wiry, pepper-and-salt, black, or black-and-silver coat, a rectangular head, bushy whiskers, and a docked tail, and originally developed as a
rough collie
a breed of long-haired collie with a coarse black-and-white or black, tan, and white coat, thicker around its neck and shoulders.
pekinese
one of a Chinese breed of small dogs having a long, silky coat.
saluki
one of a breed of black and tan, white, gold, or tricolor dogs resembling the greyhound and having fringes of long hair on the ears, legs, and thighs, raised originally in Egypt and southwestern Asia.
standard schnauzer
one of a German breed of sturdy medium-sized dogs having a tight, wiry, pepper-and-salt or pure black coat, bristly eyebrows and beardlike whiskers, and a docked tail, used originally as a ratter and a guard dog and later used in police work.
ibizan hound
one of a breed of medium-sized, tall, swift hunting hounds with a short, usually red and white coat, bred originally by the Pharaohs of ancient Egypt but today found chiefly in the Balearic Islands and other areas of Spain.
whippet
one of a breed of small, swift dogs resembling a greyhound, used for hunting rabbits and for racing.
doberman pinscher
one of a German breed of medium-sized, short-haired dogs having a black, brown, or blue coat with rusty brown markings.
shetland sheepdog
one of a breed of small sheepdogs resembling a miniature collie, raised originally in the Shetland Islands.
cocker spaniel
one of a breed of small spaniels having a flat or slightly waved, soft, dense coat of any of several colors.
boston terrier
one of an American breed of small, pug-faced, short-haired dogs having erect ears, a short tail, and a brindled or black coat with white markings.
lakeland terrier
one of a breed of small, slender terriers, raised originally in northwestern England for hunting foxes.
great dane
one of a breed of large, powerful, shorthaired dogs ranging in color from fawn to brindle, blue, black, or white with black spots.
chow chow
one of a Chinese breed of medium-sized dogs having a thick black, blue, red, or cream coat and a blue-black tongue.
dachshund
one of a German breed of dogs having short legs, a long body and ears, and a usually tan or black-and-tan coat.
rat terrier
a terrier of any of several breeds developed esp. for catching rats, as the Manchester terrier.
american water spaniel
one of an American breed of medium-sized water spaniels having a thick, curly chocolate-colored or liver-colored coat.
skye terrier
one of a Scottish breed of small terriers having short legs and a dark or light blue-gray, gray, or fawn coat.
fox terrier
either of two English breeds of small terriers having either a long, wiry coat or a short, flat coat, formerly used for driving foxes from their holes.
norwich terrier
one of an English breed of small, short-legged terriers having a straight, wiry, red, gray, or black-and-tan coat, and erect ears that distinguish it from the Norfolk terrier.
water spaniel
either of two breeds of spaniels, used for retrieving waterfowl.
shih tzu
one of a Tibetan breed of toy dogs having a long luxurious coat of any color, formerly bred in imperial China as a pet of the nobility.
sled dog
a dog trained to pull a sled, usually working in a team.
irish wolfhound
one of an Irish breed of large, tall dogs having a rough, wiry coat ranging in color from white to brindle to black.
italian greyhound
one of an Italian breed of toy dogs resembling a greyhound.
king charles spaniel
a variety of the English toy spaniel having a black-and-tan coat.
wolf dog
a cross between a wolf and a domestic dog.
puppy
a young dog, esp. one less than a year old.
tibetan spaniel
one of a breed of small alert dogs originally developed in Tibet, with a double coat of any color, well-feathered, pendent ears, and a plumed tail curled over the back.
afghan hound
one of a breed of swift hunting hounds having a long, narrow head and a long, silky coat.
bernese mountain dog
one of a Swiss breed of large, long-haired dogs having a black coat with white and russet-brown or deep-tan markings.
affenpinscher
one of a breed of toy dogs having a dense, wiry, red or gray coat with tufts of hair around the eyes, nose, and chin, cropped ears, and a docked tail.
alaskan malamute
one of an Alaskan breed of large dogs having a dense, coarse coat, raised originally by Alaskan Eskimos for drawing sleds.
great pyrenees
one of a breed of large dogs having a heavy, white coat, raised originally in the Pyrenees for herding sheep and as a watchdog.
mexican hairless
one of a breed of small dogs having no hair except for a tuft on the top of the head and a little fuzz on the lower part of the tail.
shepherd dog
sheepdog.
corgi
Welsh corgi.
wire fox terrier
wirehair.
Afghan
Group: HoundCoat type:SilkTemperament: Dignified and aloof, with a certain keen fierceness.
dog
a domesticated canid, Canis familiaris, bred in many varieties.
Irish Water Spaniel
Group: GundogCoat type: WoolTemperament: Initially aloof, staunch and affectionate; with an endearing sense of humour and a stable disposition.
watchdog
a dog kept to guard property.
Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
Group: ToyCoat type: SilkTemperament: Gay, friendly, non-aggressive; no tendency to nervousness.
setter
one of any of several breeds of hunting dogs that originally had the habit of crouching when game was scented but that are now trained to stand stiffly and point the muzzle toward the scented game.
coonhound
a hound of any of several breeds developed esp. for hunting raccoons.
plott hound
an American hound having a brindled coat, used esp. in hunting bears and wild boars.
rottweiler
one of a German breed of large, powerful dogs having a short, coarse, black coat with tan to brown markings.
terrier
any of several breeds of usually small dogs, used originally to pursue game and drive it out of its hole or burrow.
boxer
one of a German breed of medium-sized, stocky, short-haired, pug-faced dogs having a brindled or tan coat with white markings.
bull terrier
one of an English breed of medium-sized, short-haired dogs having a white, brindled, or tan and white coat, produced by crossing the bulldog and the terrier.
american foxhound
one of an American breed of medium-sized dogs having a smooth, glossy coat usually black, tan, and white in color, a square-cut muzzle, hanging ears, and a moderately high-set tail, used for hunting both in packs or individually, tailing the game by scent
eskimo dog
one of a breed of strong, medium-sized dogs having a dense, coarse coat, used in arctic regions for hunting and pulling sleds.
collie
one of a breed of dogs having a usually long, black, tan, and white or sable and white coat, raised originally in Scotland for herding sheep.
newfoundland
one of a breed of large, powerful dogs having a dense, oily, usually black coat, raised originally in Newfoundland.
beagle
one of a breed of small hounds having long ears, short legs, and a usually black, tan, and white coat.
cairn terrier
one of a Scottish breed of small, short-legged terriers having a rough coat of any of several solid colors except white.
sussex spaniel
one of an English breed of shortlegged spaniels having a golden liver-colored coat.
keeshond
one of a Dutch breed of small dogs having thick, silver-gray hair tipped with black and a tail carried over the back.
komondor
one of a Hungarian breed of large dogs having a long, matted, white coat, used for herding sheep and as a watchdog.
pomeranian
one of a breed of small dogs having long, straight hair, erect ears, and a tail carried over the back.
bichon frise
one of a French-Belgian breed of small dog having a silky, loosely curled, thick white coat, a topknot, dropped ears with long flowing hair, and a tail curved over its back, originally developed in the Mediterranean area.
yorkshire terrier
one of an English breed of toy terriers having a long, silky, straight coat that is dark steel blue from the back of the skull to the tail and tan on the head, chest, and legs.
french bulldog
one of a French breed of small, bat-eared dogs having a large, square head, a short tail, and a short, sleek coat.
bedlington terrier
one of an English breed of terriers having a topknot and a thick, fleecy, usually bluish coat, groomed to resemble a lamb.
sheep dog
a dog trained to herd and guard sheep.
bullmastiff
one of an English breed of dogs having a short, fawn or brindled coat, produced by crossing the bulldog and the mastiff.
airedale terrier
one of a breed of large terriers having a wiry, black-and-tan coat and a docked tail.
scottish terrier
one of a Scottish breed of small terriers having short legs and a wiry, steel-gray, brindled, black, sandy, or wheaten coat.
papillon
one of a breed of toy spaniels having a long, silky coat and large, erect ears held so that they resemble the wings of a butterfly.
basenji
one of an African breed of dogs having a chestnut coat with white points and a curled tail, characterized chiefly by their inability to bark.
jack russell terrier
any of a breed of small, short-legged terriers having large, erect ears and a short, white coat with brown or black markings.
old english sheepdog
one of an English breed of large working dogs having a long, shaggy, gray or blue-merle and white coat that hangs over the eyes, and a bobbed tail, originally developed to drive sheep and cattle.
english cocker spaniel
one of an English breed of compact medium-sized sporting dogs having a medium-length coat of various solid colors or parti-colored, low-set, droopy ears, fairly short legs, and a docked tail, originally raised as a hunting dog.
st bernard
one of a breed of very large dogs having a massive head and a dense coat, bred in the Swiss Alps as guide dogs and used to rescue lost, snowbound travelers.
japanese chin
one of a Japanese breed of toy dogs having a long, silky, black and white or red and white coat and a tail carried over the back.
giant schnauzer
one of a German breed of large working dogs, resembling a larger and more powerful version of the standard schnauzer, having a pepper-and-salt or pure black, wiry coat, bushy eyebrows and beard, and a docked tail set moderately high, originally developed
black and tan coonhound
one of an American breed of large, powerful hound dogs having a short, dense, black coat with tan markings above the eyes and on the muzzle, chest, legs, feet, and breech, and low-set, drooping ears, used for hunting raccoons, opossums, and other larger g
west highland white terrier
one of a Scottish breed of small compact terriers having a white coat, erect ears and tail, originally developed as a hunting dog for small game.
/ 110
Term:
Definition:
Definition:

Leave a Comment ({[ getComments().length ]})

Comments ({[ getComments().length ]})

{[comment.username]}

{[ comment.comment ]}

View All {[ getComments().length ]} Comments
Ask a homework question - tutors are online