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DOG BREEDS

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  1. DOG BREEDS Original Power Point Created by Teri Mickie Modified by Georgia Agricultural Education Curriculum Office June 2002

  2. CLASSIFICATION Kingdom - Animalia Phylum - Chordata Class - Mammalia Order - Carnivora

  3. Family - Canidae Genus - Canis Species - C. familiaria

  4. dogs were domesticated about 10,000 yrs ago and are descendants of wolves

  5. USES FOR DOGS • companionship • hunting • sporting • herding

  6. protection • safety • detectives • rescuers • lab animals

  7. 7 GROUPS OF DOGS 1. SPORTING: bred to hunt and retrieve game birds and small animals. They trail the scent in the air ex: Pointers, Retrievers, Setters

  8. 2. HOUNDS: bred to hunt by traveling the scent that game birds and small animals leave on the ground ex: Beagles, Bloodhounds, Hounds

  9. 3. WORKING DOGS: bred for herding animals and for guard, guide, or police duty ex: Shepherds, Dane, Collie

  10. 4. TERRIERS: active small dogs bred to chase small animals from their dens ex: Bull terrier, Fox terrier

  11. 5. TOY DOGS: bred as pets and companions ex: Pekinese, Pugs, Spaniel

  12. 6.NONSPORTING: make up a miscellaneous group of dogs bred for purposes not included in the first 5 groups ex: Boston terriers, Bulldog, Poodle

  13. 7. MISCELLANEOUS: not eligible for American Kennel Club Privileges (AKC)