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ANSC 2000 set 2

by: Kaitlyn Elliott

ANSC 2000 set 2 ANSC 2000 - 001

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This set of notes is an important memorization guide to different dog breeds. There is a link to a printable wordsearch to help practice memorization of some of the categories and breeds of dogs.
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This 5 page Class Notes was uploaded by Kaitlyn Elliott on Thursday August 25, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to ANSC 2000 - 001 at Auburn University taught by Carolyn E Huntington in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 14 views. For similar materials see Companion Animal Management in Animal Science at Auburn University.

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Date Created: 08/25/16
   ANSC 2000 Notes 2                   Breeds of Dogs Key Terms: 1. Species­ Major subdivision of a genus & composed of individuals that can successfully  breed w/ one another 2. Breed­ Animals having a common origin w/ characteristics that distinguish them from  other groups within same species 3. AKC­ American Kennel Club 4. Sporting Group­ Breed good for hunting & other field activities 5. Hound Group­ Breed known for their scenting powers & stamina to run (diverse sizes) 6. Working Group­ Breed good at guarding property, pulling sleds, and water rescues 7. Terrier Group­ Breed that are feisty & energetic w/ low tolerance for other animals 8. Toy Group­ Breed w/ diminutive size which is popular for city dwellers 9. Non­sporting Group­ Diverse Group of breeds  10. Herding­ Breed used to control movement of other animals 11. Miscellaneous Group­ Breeds enrolled in AKC Foundation Stock Service until accepted  for regular status 12. Foundation Stock Service­ Breed not eligible for AKC registration but are an avenue to  allow these purebred breeds to develop Memorize:  There are between 700­800 breeds worldwide, but the AKC only recognized 175 dog  breeds  Sporting Group Examples: 1. Brittany 2. Chesapeake Bay retriever 3. Cocker Spaniel 4. English Springer Spaniels 5. German Shorthaired Pointer 6. Golden Retriever 7. Irish Setter 8. Labrador Retriever 9. Weimaraner  Hound Group Examples: 1. Afghan hound 2. Basenji 3. Beagle 4. Dachsund 5. Greyhound  6. Norwegian Elkhound 7. Rhodesian Ridgeback 8. Saluki 9. Whippet  Working Group Examples: 1. Akita 2. Alaskan Malamute 3. Bernese Mountain Dog 4. Boxer Bull Mastiff 5. Great Pyrences 6. Komondor 7. Rottweiler 8. Samoyed  Terrier Group Examples: 1. Airedale Terrier 2. Bull Terrier 3. Miniature Schnauzer  4. Norfolk Terrier 5. Scottish Terrier 6. Staffordshire Bull Terrier 7. Welsh Terrier 8. West Highland White Terrier  Toy Group Examples: 1. Brussels Griffon 2. Chihuahua 3. Chinese Crested 4. Maltese 5. Miniature Pinscher  6. Papillon 7. Pomeranian 8. Shih Tzu 9. Yorkshire Terrier  Non­Sporting Group Examples: 1. Bichon Frisse 2. Bulldog 3. Chinese Shar­Pei 4. Chow Chow 5. Dalmatian 6. Keeshond 7. Lhasa Apso 8. Shiba Inu 9. Tibetan Spaniel  Herding Group Examples:  1. Australian Cattle Dog 2. Australian Shepherd 3. Belgian Malinois 4. Border Collie 5. Briard 6. Cardigan Welsh Corgi 7. German Shepherd Dog 8. Old English Sheepdog 9. Shetland Sheepdog  Miscellaneous Class Examples:  1. Miniature American Shepherd  2. Spanish Water Dog 3. Wirehaired Vizsla C:\Users\KMElliott5\Downloads\Dog Breed Wordsearch.htm  Top 10 Breeds 1. Labrador Retriever  2. German Shepherd  3. Golden Retriever 4. Bulldog 5. Beagles 6. Yorkshire Terrier 7. Poodles 8. Boxers 9. French Bulldog 10. Rottweilers Important information:  Structure & conformation reflect origin of dogs as land­dwelling predators - Efficient locomotion to chase prey - Eyed adapted to detect motion of prey - Keen olfaction to aid in tracking & locating prey - Keen hearing to detect prey & other predators - Teeth designed to grip, kill, & consume prey 1. Labrador Retriever: - Most popular breed in US - Characteristics: o Gentle, intelligent, family­friendly o Versatile hunting breed o Aptitude to please o Respected as guide dog, search & rescue, & narcotics detection 2. German Shepherd - Excellent companion - Characteristics: oCourageous, keen senses, active, dignified, steadfast heart 3. Golden Retrievers - Outgoing & devoted companions - Characteristics: oStrong oEasy to train oHappy & trusting 4. Bulldogs - Popular sports team mascot - Characteristics: oIntelligent, trainable oEasygoing despite being originally bred as a fighting dog oLight exercise supports good health due to body type 5. Beagles - Gently, happy, loving companions - Characteristics: oClever, quick, curious, active oGood w/ people & other animals 6. Yorkshire Terrier - Characteristics: oEnjoys playing & investigating oHigh energy as puppies oQuiet & settled adults oSplendid coats 7. Poodles - Known to be politely reserved around strangers - Characteristics: oSmart, loyal, proud, fun oUnderstands owners’ moods oEnjoys challenges & obedience training oIntelligent, playful sense of humor 8. Boxers - Early obedience training is IMPORTANT  - Characteristics: oPlayful, fun loving oPatient, strong, defensive oCurious, happy oLoves children 9. French Bulldog - Main role of a lap warmer - Requires minimal exercise - Needs adequate training to make civilized companion - Characteristics: oBig personality oStrive to please owners 10. Rottweilers - Bold guardian & inherent protector - Known to be good police dog, herder, service dog, therapy dog, companion, &  competitor - Characteristics: oRobust & powerful oHappiest when given a job oIntelligent, willing to work, & endurance


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