FC: Dog for Dummies Dog booklet | By: Jayton Nisbit
1: Table of contents Herding group 2-3 The Hound Group 4-5 Non-sporting group 6-7 Sporting group 8-9 Terrier Group 10-11 Toy Group 12-13 Working group 14-15 Miscellaneous Group 16-17 Breed Spotlight-French bulldog 18-19 Training 20 Diseases/Parasites/Common Aliments 21 References 22
2: Herding Group These dogs are bred to work in conjunction with their owner for long periods of time.The dogs need a lot of exercise to keep them happy. They are usually exceptionally intelligent and have a great deal of stamina.here are some of the herding group dogs. German shepherds, border collies and Australian shepherds
4: The Hound Group Members of this group were originally bred to help hunters. Sight hounds have excellent eyesight and are very capable of using that trait to excel at hunting or tracking. Scent hounds use their honed sense of smell to track and hunt. Hounds can be very vocal and adventurous. Like Basset Hound, Beagle, Afghan Hound, Greyhound
6: The Non-Sporting Group very varied and includes dogs of all sizes, shapes and personalities. Like American Eskimo Dog, Dalmatian,
8: The Sporting Group This group is used for hunting on land and water with their owners. They do require a lot of exercise. Like Irish Red and White Setter, Golden Retriever, Sussex Spaniel
10: The Terrier Group This group of dogs was originally bred to hunt above and below ground. They excel at controlling unwanted vermin. Terriers are often a bit on the feisty side and they generally have no patience with small fast-moving animals. Terriers tend to be independent. They are very smart. like Russell Terrier,Cairn Terrier, Dandie Dinmont Terrier
12: The Toy Group This group of dogs were bred to be companions. They are very small in size, making them ideal for small apartments and homes. They make great lap dogs and are very willing to stay close to their owners. like Maltese, Chihuahua, Poodle
14: The Working Group Dogs in this group were bred for a variety of jobs, including water rescues, guarding and pulling sleds and carts. Like Boxer, Akita, Komondor
16: The Miscellaneous Group This group of dogs usually includes breeds that are not commonly seen. They come from many different backgrounds. like Wirehaired Vizsla, Coton de Tulear, Red Terrier
18: French bulldog described as "a clown in the cloak of a philosopher," the French Bulldog originated. Two distinctive features of the French Bulldog are its bat ears and half-flat, half-domed skull. Originally called the Boule-Dog Francais, though the english later scoffed at the idea of calling an English dog by a French name.
20: Training Verbal Reprimands - assume a strong, powerful voice and sound mad when you say NO otherwise the dog will learn that "no" is simply a warning word. Automatic Corrections - an example of automatic correction is when you forcefully pull a dog's collar when they are not heeling appropriately. Escape Training with Remote Collar - Escape training is any form of training where the dog performs a behavior in order to stop some kind of discomfort. Escalating Corrections - this involves understanding what is motivating your dog and knowing at what level the correction should be administered to be effective without negatively impacting its personality. Avoidance Corrections - these may be used when attempting to train a dog to avoid a certain location or item, like the family furniture. Pack Behavior Corrections - these types of corrections are used when a dog is displaying dominant or aggressive behavior and can be administered using a dominant dog collar or remote training device.
21: Hip Dysplasia Dogs might exhibit signs of stiffness or soreness after rising from rest, reluctance to exercise, bunny-hopping or other abnormal gait, lameness, pain, reluctance to stand on rear legs, jump up, or climb stairs, subluxation or dislocation of the hip joint, or wasting away of the muscle mass in the hip area. They can use medications for mild and if medications cant help it then they will use surgery. It is causes by femur that does not fit correctly into the pelvic socket, or poorly developed muscles in the pelvic area.
22: References http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hip_dysplasia_(canine) http://perfectpuppycare.com/eight-major-groups-of-dogs/