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Chapter 7 Dogs. The Hound Group. Afghan Hound Basset hound Beagle Black and Tan Coon Hound Blood Hound Dashshund American Foxhound Grey Hound Norwegian Elkhound. The Hound Group. The breed is intelligent, alert, friendly, and eager to please. Is used to follow game or criminals

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The HoundGroup

  • Afghan Hound

  • Basset hound

  • Beagle

  • Black and Tan Coon Hound

  • Blood Hound

  • Dashshund

  • American Foxhound

  • Grey Hound

  • Norwegian Elkhound

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The Hound Group

  • The breed is intelligent, alert, friendly,

  • and eager to please

  • Is used to follow game or criminals

  • because of its great sense of smell

  • They make a great family dog

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The Sporting Dog

  • Probably the first animal

  • domesticated by man.

  • Have great temperaments

  • Very intelligent, great sense of smell,

  • and have extraordinary hunting skills

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  • Pointer

  • German Shorthaired

  • German Wirehaired

  • Labrador Retriever

  • American Cocker Spaniel

  • English Setter

  • Brittany

  • Irish Setter

  • Springer Spaniel

Sporting Dogs

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The Terrier Group

Itis very charming and attractive dog

Friendly and very fond of children

Makes a excellent companion dog

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The Terrier Group

  • Airedale Terrier

  • Border Terrier

  • Bull Terrier

  • Dandie Dinmont Terrier

  • Fox Terrier

  • Miniature Schnauzer

  • Skye Terrier

  • Welsh Terrier

The Terrier Group

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Working Dog Group

  • They are clean and odor less

  • Considered good-natured, loyal,

  • and tolerant.

  • Mostly used as a watchdog, body guard,

  • guide dog , or just as a companion.

  • Usually good with children

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Alaska Malamute


Doberman Pinscher

Great Dane

Great Pyrenees



Standard Schnauzer


Saint Bernard

Samoyed Breed

Siberian Husky


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Herding Dog

  • Kind, sensitive, intelligent, and loyal

  • And easy to train.

  • They make great family dogs or

  • Companions.

  • Is an outstanding herd dog and used

  • very often on farms.

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  • Collie

  • German Shepherd

  • Old English Sheepdog

  • Shetland Sheep Dog

  • Welsh Corgi

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Toy Dog

  • It is noted for being courageous,

    energetic, and very active.

  • They require a lot of attention.

  • Suited very well for an apartment dog.

  • Good dogs if you have allergies.

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Toy Dog


Yorkshire Terrior


Italian Greyhound



Manchester Terrior

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Non Sporting Dog

  • Noted for it’s gentle disposition.

  • Gets along well with children.

  • Needs lots of attention

  • Thrives on human companionship

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Non Sporting Dogs

Lhasa Apso

Boston Terrier




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Mother Dogs

  • A mother dog is usually in heat 9 days,this happens every 7 months

  • A pregnancy will usually last between 56-73 days on a range of 63 days.

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Each puppy will be contained in its own placental membrane which must be removed before the puppy can breath.

Mother Dogs

To cut the umbilical cord, tie a piece of cotton thread around the cord about three fourths to one inch away from the puppy’s body. Then cut the thread on the cord.

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Mother Dogs which must be removed before the puppy can breath.

  • The first milk produced by the mother is called colostrom. It is very important that each puppy receives it. Helps fight infectious diseases.

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Caring for Puppies which must be removed before the puppy can breath.

  • Puppies should be handled as little as possible for the first 14 to 21 days.

  • For the first few days, they need a temperature of about 85degrees Fahrenheit.

  • Newborn puppies can neither see nor hear very well for 10 to 15 days following birth.

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  • Puppies begin walking at about 2 weeks of age when their ears and eyes open.

Caring for Puppies

  • Newborn puppies cannot urinate or defecate.

  • Puppies begin to wag their tails and bark at about three weeks of age.

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  • Puppies need foods higher in protein than adult dogs.

Caring for Puppies

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Weaning and plenty of sleep.

  • Is withdrawing the need or opportunity for a puppy to nurse.

  • Puppies can be weaned at the age of three to six weeks, depending on the species.

  • The mother will nurse puppies for several weeks, and sometimes longer than necessary.

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  • In some cases, the puppies may need to be kept in a separate place from their mother. This will encourage weaning.


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Feeding the Growing Mature Dog and plenty of sleep.

  • Dry food for dogs is much more economical than other foods.

  • The dry food contains less water, so the animal is getting more nutrition in dry food.

  • Feeding your dog is a huge factor in keeping them healthy.

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Feeding the growing and mature dog

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Health Care the dog.

  • Begins with sanitation and general condition of the environment in which a dog is kept.

  • Dirty, cluttered pens and houses harbor disease.

  • To keep your animal in good health they need to get all the correct vaccinations.

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Health Care the dog.

  • They are given medication to prevent the following diseases:

Infectious hepatitis




Canine parainfluenza

(Kennel cough)


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Health Care the dog.

  • Dogs should have routine visits to the vet.

  • The external parasites of dogs include:





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Health Care the dog.

  • Some diseases dogs can transmit to humans. They include:

Skin diseases



  • Although the chances of this happening are very slim.

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Shelter the dog.

  • Dogs kept outside need shelter from heat and cold.

  • They need a house that is warm in winter and cool in the summer.

  • At all times, it should be draft free, dry, easy to clean, and with and area for exercise.

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Grooming the dog.

  • Is washing, combing, brushing, trimming, and otherwise caring for the external appearance of a dog.

  • Grooming may involve cleaning the hair, removing trash and parasites, cutting nails and hair, and treating minor wounds.

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  • Bathing is not a routine part of maintaining the hair coat of a dog.


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  • Too much bathing will remove oils from the coat and can cause skin irritation.


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A dogs well being the dog.

  • Look after a dog’s well-being. Sometimes, people fail to realize that what they do may not be in the best interest of an animal.

  • Here are a few examples to overcome potential injury to a dog.

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A dogs well being the dog.

  • Never leave a dog in a hot car in the summer.

  • Always leave water available for a dog.

  • Provide secure facilities that offer protection from a harsh environment.

  • Never tie a dog in the hot sun, cold, or rain.

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  • Provide proper care for newborn animals.

A dogs well being