Select your breed

TheDogPlace.org Glossary


 Go Back

Term Definition
Large 61 to 100 pounds
Leash Walk Adequate exercise can be attained by brisk walking
Medium 21 to 60 pounds
Miscellaneous, Rare Breed Not yet accepted by a major registry
Monthly Coat, nail care & full body check
Non-Sporting, Utility Multi-purpose, multi-talented breeds
Northern, Spitz, Primitive "Wolf" type and/or Arctic coated
Off Lead Needs to burn off energy within a safely enclosed area
Older Child, Adult Tiny or not "everyone's dog"
Other National Registry Internationally recognized Registry
Protection, Estate Imposing in size or demeanor
Quiet, Calm Placid, unruffled, easy-going
Serious, Protective Not given to frivolous actions
Small Up to 20 pounds
Sporting, Gun Dog Air scent Hunter/Retriever - feather
Terrier Energetic, courageous terra (earth) hunters
TKC The Kennel Club (England)
Toy, Companion Usually diminutive, often lap-dogs
Twice Weekly Coat and/or eyes, wrinkles
Type Defining, distinguishing breed characteristics
 
‹‹ First Term ‹ Previous Page Next Page ›

TheDogPlace.org™