DIFFERENCES IN DOG APPEARANCE

If you look at a specific breed, we can notice some differences in dog appearance that vary. Their noses, ears, eyes, color, and even the movement.

If you want a purebred dog to compete then the slightest deviation from the norm is very important. Therefore, specific terminology has been developed which includes all aspects of the dog’s looks and build. Every dog owner and someone who wants the best way to get to know the dog, it will be very interesting information. When buying a dog, you can not know 100% that you will get a real dog, which will win all the awards. This special cannot be known until the dog reaches the age of a few months to live. So it would be good if the customer and potential owner knows certain characteristics and investigate the dog’s parents and ancestors when shopping.

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Differences in dog appearance: JAWS

Dog bite represents the position of the mandible in relation to the above.

There are three types of bites:

-Normal bite: scissor bite, when the upper and lower teeth covering spaces.

-Undershot mouth or undershot: shorter lower jaw when the upper incisors projecting over the inner surface of the upper incisors

-Over-teeth or undershot: long lower jaw, when they protrude through the incisor teeth of the upper jaw.

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Differences in dog appearance: HEAD

There are three major forms of skulls and consists of fifty bones.

There are 12 basic types of Head:

-Mesencephalic: width is proportional to the length of the skull

-Brachycephalic: short, flat muzzle with a round skull

-Dolichocephalic: long and narrow muzzle and skull

-Bulbous head: partially round

-Proportional head: skull and muzzle are of equal length and form a harmonious whole

-Blocky head: length and width of the head are equal

-Clean, smooth head: wrinkle, not bony and no muscle bulge

-Egg head: complete strong and deep, with no voids

-Fox head: a sharp phrase, sharp nose, the short front of the muzzle and pointed ears

-Otter head: formed at the otter, with a wide and flat skull and a short snout and strong

-Pear head: round, narrow skull, tapering snout

-Right bracket head: a little narrower at the ears than the eyes

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Differences in dog appearance: MUZZLE

The jaw structure substantially affects the shape of the muzzle. It changed over the years in almost all breeds.

There are five types of muzzle:

-Broken muzzle: drawn into the nose, forehead hollow protruding lower jaw

-Clown muzzle: black-and-white or white-yellow, symmetrically divided colors

-Bowl-shaped muzzle: nose higher at the top than at the eyes

-Lowered muzzle: muzzle is lowered down from the nose to the top of the skull

-Froggy muzzle: elongated nose, jaws retracted

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Differences in dog appearance: EARS

Ears are described based on the shape and the way down from the head. Can be set high, low or wide. The ears involve cutting the skin of the ear so that they are upright.

There are 11 basic types and many subtypes:

-Ear bat: upright, wider at the base, rounded at the top

-Ear button: upper part bent forward, the tip directed toward the eye

-Hanging ear: ends bend down or forward

-Hazelnut ear: curved and irregular ears, triangular

-Heart-shaped ear: heart-shaped

-Hood ear: small, triangular and up ear, slightly tilted forward

-Kite ear: triangular, rounded, bent forward, close to the head

-Upright ear: standing upright and always edged to the top

-Rose ear: little ear, bent backward

-Semi-drooping ear: always falls with skull bent

-V-shaped ear: carried in the hanging position, called triangular ear

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Differences in dog appearance: EYES

The definition is based on the form and manner in which they placed in the skull. Due to the size and position of the muzzle fields of vision sometimes overlap. Therefore, the field of view of the dog sees with both eyes very little.

There are nine basic types of eyes:

-The almond-shaped eyes: eyes almond-shaped

-Round eyes: completely round eyes

-Deep-set eyes: deep-set in orbit

-Ball eyes: look forward

-Bulging eyes: round and protruding

-Third eyelid eyes: visible third membrane in the inner corner of the eye

-Slanted eyes: angle of the ears to muzzle

-Pig eyes: very small eyes

-Triangular eyes: there are tissue triangular

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Differences in dog appearance: TAILS

The definition is based on the form and manner in which they placed in the skull. Due to the size and position of the muzzle fields of vision sometimes overlap. Therefore, the field of view of the dog sees with both eyes very little.

There are nine basic types of eyes:

-The almond-shaped eyes: eyes almond-shaped

-Round eyes: completely round eyes

-Deep-set eyes: deep-set in orbit

-Ball eyes: look forward

-Bulging eyes: round and protruding

-Third eyelid eyes: visible third membrane in the inner corner of the eye

-Slanted eyes: angle of the ears to muzzle

-Pig eyes: very small eyes

-Triangular eyes: there are tissue triangular

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Differences in dog appearance: HAIR COLOR

The hair color is most characteristic of each species. There never basic color of the coat. These are:

White with a hint of colored hair (English Setter)

Black with yellow (Hamilton hound)

-Blonde hair (Coarse Blue Basset)

-Colorful hair (Greyhound)

-Gray hair (Old English sheepdog)

-Harlekin (Dane)

-Multicolored hair (Swedish Hound)

-Point hair (Dalmatian dog)

-Red hair (Irish Setter)

-Auburn hair (Welsh short leg Shepherd-Corgi)

-Tricolor hair (Beagle)

-Color wheat (Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier)

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Differences in dog appearance: WALK

Stroke refers to a sample of dog steps at different speeds. It differs from the rhythm and the type of steps. The manner and speed vary from breed to breed. Some dogs are moving quite quickly, while some move slow.

There exist six basic types of stroke in dogs.

These are:

-Light trot: relaxed, relaxed movements as a transition between walking and faster movement. Front and rear legs move in line

-Trot: rhythmic, double diagonal gait, to the rear right leg with a front left leg and doing last left leg on the front right foot

-Light gallop: there are three bars at each step forward. Two legs are moving separately, and two as a diagonal pair. Slower than gallop and not tiring.

Gallop: the fastest gait when all four legs in the air at the same time

-Camel throw: front left and rear left leg run jointly. You also move the front right and rear right leg

-Parade throw: identical with horse, a dog rising feet high

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