Flashcards in 4-H Questions 2 Deck (50):
How long ago did the foundation stock for modern canids begin to evolve?
2 million years ago
All dogs have dewclaws. Where are they located?
Inside near the wrist
How many total vertebrae do dog have?
4 in total
Name one if the for groups in which the 10 genera of Canidae are divided?
Hyena, wolf, fox,
In what country did Shetland Sheepdogs originate?
The Shetland Islands of Scottland
Which variety of Poodle is the oldest of the three poodle varieties?
What two physical traits do coursing or sight hound use when hunting?
Speed and sight
In what AKC group is the Icelandic Sheepdog?
In what AKC group is the Saluki?
Terriers were named after a latin word, what is the word and what is the meaning?
What does the word "Shih Tzu" mean?
It means lion
In what AKC class are breeds shown hoping to meet the expectations and standards of the AKC to eventually become members of one of the seven recognized groups?
The miscellaneous class
What type of bite should the Afghan Hound have?
A level bite
In what AKC group is the Samoyed?
What is the name of bite where the front teeth of the upper jaw do not reach as far forward as the front teeth of the lower jaw when the mouth is closed?
WWhat is the purpose of a Bloodhounds long, drop ears?
To pick up the sent easier than the sounds
Name two of the six main types of ear carriages
Rose and drop
What does the term "eye shape" refer to?
The shape of the tissue that actually surrounds the eye
What eye shape does the Akita have?
Triangular eye shape
What is the definition of "Tail Carriage"?
The manor of which the tail is displayed
What type of tail carriage is displayed when the tail lies directly on the dog's back with the tip pointing toward the dog's head?
A snap tail
Name the five coat types
Smooth, medium, long, wirehaired/broken and curly
What are two purposes of using an undercoat rake when grooming a dog?
To loosen up the coat, and removes dead undercoat
What type of cloth is used to polish and shine coats of short-haired dog's?
What is the purpose of a dremel?
To offer more control to shape the toenails and getting rid up sharp edges
What is the term for when a dog's hocks tun in toward one another and rear feet toe out?
What style of scissors should you use to trim the hair between a dog's pads?
What is the definition of a "crossbreed" dog?
It is where the parents are two different breeds
Name three of the five general ways in which dogs communicate
Vocalizations, body posture, and direct contact
What is the body posture assumed by fear biters?
In showmanship when doing a courtesy turn, what should you do after completing the circle before you start off on the pattern?
You need to move your dog away from the judge in a straight line
How many hand changes are there in a Triangle showmanship pattern?
Zero, there are none
Who decides if you can use bait in a showmanship class?
What is the term for moving your dog in a showmanship class?
In a 4-H showmanship class, what do you show the judge if he or she asks to see you dog's bite?
The front teeth of the lower and upper jaws meet
What do the letters "CPE", which is an agility organization, stand for?
Canine Performance Events
Name two of the three contact obstacles in agility
A-frame and seesaw
What are the two reasons way dogs shed?
1) get rid of old, thick hair
How many premolars do dogs have, and what are their purpose?
They have 16 premolars and they are used for cutting and holding meat
What does it mean when a dog is said to be close-coupled?
That there is a short loin and back
What part of a dog's foot pad serves as a shock absorber when the dog walks and runs?
The fatty inner layer of the pad
What is the first sense that a dog develops as a puppy?
What doe the initials "VCPR" stand for?
Veterinarian Client Patient Relationship
Ticks that are carried by white-tailed deer can be infected with a spirochete bacteria, causing what disease?
It causes Lyme Disease
What is the name for the most common flea found on dogs?
The cat flea
What is the name for the tick that can be infected with a rickettsia organism causing Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever?
American Dog Tick
What is the scoring system called that helps determine if dogs are underweight or overweight?
BCS (Body Conditioning Scoring)
What is the main function of carbohydrates in a dog's diet?
They give the dog energy
What does the term "wean" mean?
To get the puppy used to eating food instead of milk