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DOG BREEDS. Original Power Point Created by Teri Mickie Modified by Georgia Agricultural Education Curriculum Office June 2002. CLASSIFICATION. Kingdom - Animalia Phylum - Chordata Class - Mammalia Order - Carnivora. Family - Canidae Genus - Canis Species - C. familiaria.

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Dog breeds

DOG BREEDS

Original Power Point Created by Teri Mickie

Modified by Georgia Agricultural Education Curriculum Office

June 2002


Classification
CLASSIFICATION

Kingdom - Animalia

Phylum - Chordata

Class - Mammalia

Order - Carnivora


Family - Canidae

Genus - Canis

Species - C. familiaria



Uses for dogs
USES FOR DOGS descendants of wolves

  • companionship

  • hunting

  • sporting

  • herding


  • protection descendants of wolves

  • safety

  • detectives

  • rescuers

  • lab animals


7 groups of dogs
7 GROUPS OF DOGS descendants of wolves

1. SPORTING: bred to hunt and retrieve game birds and small animals. They trail the scent in the air

ex: Pointers, Retrievers, Setters


2. descendants of wolvesHOUNDS: bred to hunt by traveling the scent that game birds and small animals leave on the ground

ex: Beagles, Bloodhounds, Hounds


3. descendants of wolvesWORKING DOGS: bred for herding animals and for guard, guide, or police duty

ex: Shepherds, Dane, Collie


4. descendants of wolvesTERRIERS: active small dogs bred to chase small animals from their dens

ex: Bull terrier, Fox terrier


5. descendants of wolvesTOY DOGS: bred as pets and companions

ex: Pekinese, Pugs, Spaniel


6. descendants of wolvesNONSPORTING: make up a miscellaneous group of dogs bred for purposes not included in the first 5 groups

ex: Boston terriers, Bulldog, Poodle


7. descendants of wolvesMISCELLANEOUS: not eligible for American Kennel Club Privileges (AKC)

ex: Australian cattle dog, Border collie


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