UGA ADSC 2300 - Dog Breeds (11 pages)

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Dog Breeds Intro human eye Widely varied species Basic structure and conformation reflect land dwelling predator Efficient locomotion Eyes adapted to detect motion Keen olfaction Dogs eye Jacobson s Organ Keen hearing Teeth designed to grip kill and consume prey Dogs are number one pet that we have So varied so all different people can find one that they connect with Dogs are fairly near sighted but are extremely good at picking up motion Dogs arn t exactly colour blind they do see some colours They have a muted version yellow blues purples don t pick up red very well Better night vision because they have more rods and a reflective layer in the back of their eye called the tapetum lucidem that s why you get that green glow when you sign a light in their eye They do need a little bit of light in order for this to happen Can smell 10 000 to 100 000 times greater than we can Area reserved for olfaction in brain is 40x bigger than ours They are designed for sense of smell 1 Intro Widely varied species Basic structure and conformation reflect land dwelling predator Efficient locomotion Eyes adapted to detect motion Keen olfaction Jacobson s Organ Keen hearing Teeth designed to grip kill and consume prey When we breath in theres only a small fraction that goes to sensory receptor for smell and we breath all of it back out Dogs split it some goes to lungs and some goes straight to sensory receptors Then when they breath out the air that is in sensory stays there and the lungs breath everything out so they can spend more time processing what it is they are smelling they can sniff and breath at the same time They can move their nostrils to detect exactly where that smell is coming from Can actually smell when they re in heat Primary sense is smell Can hear about 4x further away than we can Hear higher frequencies dog whistles AKC Established in 1884 Recognizes 175 breeds 7 groups miscellaneous AKC american kennel club dog registry Divide them in 7 groups based on what they were designed to do hunting tracking tiny companion animals END OF TEST ONE 2 Sporting Group Dogs used in hunting game birds and waterfowl Naturally active and alert they make likeable well rounded companions Most have easy care coats and thrive on regular invigorating activity and exercise Retrievers spaniels pointers setters Retrievers and spaniels are most popular Great overall dogs athletic friendly Patient and active Pointers and setters locate target Hunters of canine world T Sporting Group 29 American Water Spaniel Boykin Spaniel Brittany Chesapeake Bay Retriever Clumber Spaniel Cocker Spaniel Curly Coated Retriever English Cocker Spaniel English Setter English Springer Spaniel Field Spaniel Flat Coated Retriever German Shorthaired Pointer German Wirehaired Pointer Golden Retriever Gordon Setter Irish Red and White Setter Irish Setter Irish Water Spaniel Labrador Retriever Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever Pointer Spinone Italiano Sussex Spaniel Vizsla Weimaraner Welsh Springer Spaniel Wirehaired Pointing Griffin Wirehaired Vizsla Brittany very good hunting dogs super energetic good family pets need lots of exercise easily trainable Vizla need lots of running exercise part retriever and part pointer lick themselves clean like cats cat like paws thrive in open country one of healthiest dogs need 2 hours of running a day don t smell bath only 4 times a year no colour variations camo dogs velcro dogs always in your lap require training with someone who knows what they re doing very healthy 3 Hound Group Greatest variance in size Used for hunting sight scent Coats easy to keep groomed Bay Hound Group 28 Afghan Hound American English Coonhound American Foxhound Basenji Basset Hound Beagle Black and Tan Coonhound Bloodhound Bluetick Coonhound Borzoi Dachshund English Foxhound Greyhound Harrier Ibizan Hound Irish Wolfhound Norwegian Elkhound Otterhound Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen Pharaoh Hound Plott Portuguese Podengo Pequeno Redbone Coonhound Rhodesian Ridgeback Saluki Scottish Deerhound Treeing Walker Coonhound Whippet 4 Working Group Breeds selected to pull sleds guard property and serve as draft workers and in water rescues Intelligent quick to learn high capable animals that make devoted companions May be too large and strong for children Working Group 29 Akita Alaskan Malamute Anatolian Shepard Dog Bernese Mountain Dog Black Russian Terrier Boxer Bullmastiff Cane Corso Chinook Doberman Pinscher Dogue de Bordeaux German Pinscher Giant Schnauzer Great Dane Great Pyrenees Greater Swiss Mountain Dog Komondor Kuvasz Leonberger Mastiff Neapolitan Mastiff Newfoundland Portuguese Water Dog Rottweiler Saint Bernard Samoyed Siberian Husky Standard Schnauzer Tibetan Mastiff 5 Terrier Group Traditionally hunt and dig for vermin Feisty May need considerable grooming Engaging pets with a high energy level and lively character Terrier Group 30 Airedale American Staffordshire Australian Bedlington Border Bull Cairn Cesky Dandie Dinmont Glen of Imaal Irish Kerry Blue Lakeland Manchester Miniature Bull Miniature Schnauzer Norfolk Norwich Parson Russell Rat Terrier Russell Terrier Scottish Sealyham Skye Smooth Fox Soft Coated Wheaten Staffordshire Bull Welsh West Highland White Wire Fox 6 Toy Group Primarily lap dogs and pampered pets Many favored by royalty Many Toys are tough and tenacious Excellent companions for older people and city dwellers Less exercise ideal apartment dwellers Maybe too fragile for children Less hair less mess less food Only weigh about 10 pounds easier to control Often quick and difficult to grab Toy Group 21 Affenpinscher Brussels Griffon Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Chihuahua Chinese Crested English Toy Spaniel Havanese Italian Greyhound Japanese Chin Maltese Manchester Terrier Miniature Pinscher Papillon Pekingese Pomeranian Poodle Pug Shih Tzu Silky Terrier Toy Fox Terrier Yorkshire Terrier 7 Non Sporting Group Substantial differences in size coat personality and appearance May require very intense grooming Non Sporting Group 20 American Eskimo Dog Bichon Frise Boston Terrier Bulldog Chinese Shar Pei Chow Chow Coton de Tulear Dalmatian Finnish Spitz French Bulldog Keeshond Lhasa Apso Lowchen Norwegian Lundehund Poodle Schipperke Shiba Inu Tibetan Spaniel Tibetan Terrier Xoloitzcuintli 8 Herding Group Created in 1983 newest AKC classification Formerly part of working group All breeds have ability to control movement of other animals Instinct makes them want to herd people and chase cars Active


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