Sighthound

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  • Short Essay On Greyhounds

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    Greyhound Greyhound is a breed of dog known for the fastest speed. Its bred from a sighthound. Its tall, slender, and has a narrow head with dark eyes and small ears. Apart from its long muscular neck, it also has a long tapering tail. It has a flexible spine with a deep chest and powerful legs. These characteristics make this breed to be swift. It is also intelligent. They were originally used as hunting dogs. Later they made their fame in race courses as they clocked speeds of 40-45mph. An adoption

  • Short Story Of 'Where The Red Fern Grows'

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    In the beginning of the story “Where The Red Fern Grows” a boy named Billy saw a group of dogs fighting on the street. Billy stopped the dogs from fighting and noticed a red hound all beat up. He took the hound home, fed him, washed him, and released him. This made him remember his old days of owning a hound. When Billy was 10 he wanted two hunting hounds, but his family couldn’t afford it. Billy had a sickness called puppy love so he couldn’t help asking for puppies. One day he saved and worked

  • Short Story Of 'Where The Red Fern Grows'

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    A story about an adventurous kid & his hounds - hunting, winning competitions and facing death In the beginning of the story “Where The Red Fern Grows” a boy named Billy saw a group of dogs fighting on the street. Billy stopped the dogs from fighting and noticed a red hound all beat up. He took the hound home, fed him, washed him, and released him. This made him remember his old days of owning a hound. When Billy was 10 he wanted two hunting hounds but his family couldn’t afford it. Billy had a

  • Italian Greyhound Research Paper

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    Italian Greyhound I remember the very first day my family and I got our Italian Greyhound, Cyrus. My Sister wanted to get a dog so badly so we all got on my dad’s computer to order one. My Mom wanted a dog that was cat-like so we chose an Italian Greyhound as our dog. We were surprised to find out that he would be coming from Nebraska in only three days. This meant that we were totally unprepared to receive him but we still did from the airport. Even though he was shy at

  • Animals And Pets In The 1564-1616

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    Animals and pets in the 1564-1616 Dogs were the most popular animal/pet in the time of Shakespeare’s time. There were also guinea pigs, and hamsters but many breeds of rodents would have not existed yet, Most of the hamsters were created by people. The very rich kids would most likely have cats, dogs and basic rodents, Also most the animals and pet we have today would not have seen back then. The small pets did not exist yet like many versions of the hamster. The breeds of dog where limited like

  • Domesticated Animals In The Elizabethan Era

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    Ever since humans began to domesticate animals, their lives have altered drastically. Daily life and activities became easier with the use of the trained animals and the relationship between humans and other animals grew into something more than just to beings coexisting with one another. Today, domesticated animals became beloved family members of humans who adopted them and they live peacefully. Some train their pets for sport and entertainment and others just keep their pets for company. In the

  • Speech On Whippets

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    They say dogs are a man’s best friend, some agree with this and others not so much. There are those who are dog lovers and those who are not. I happen to be a dog lover a huge one, I can’t walk out of PetSmart without wanting to adopt a cute little dog even though I already have a cute little dog at home named Soda. She is part whippet and part terroir, I have always wondered what type of health problems she could have especially since she is getting older. Soda is also a great family dog she loves

  • Portrayal Of The Afghan Hound

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    Portrayal The Afghan Hound is viewed as a refined sighthound. Tall and slim with a long, tight, refined head, smooth topknot and influential jaws, the back some piece of the head and skull are truly noticeable. The gag is marginally arched and the nose is dark. The Afghan has practically no stop, which is the move region from backskull to gag. The teeth ought to meet in a level or scissors chomp. The dull eyes are almond formed. The ears lie level to the head. The neck is long and solid. The tallness

  • Akbash Dog Case Study

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    The white Akbash Dog is from Turkey and claims both sighthounds and Mastiffs as ancestors. The breed was imported into the U.S. in the late 1970s as a livestock guardian, and by 1986, had established itself as one of the most successful livestock guardian breeds, protecting livestock from predators, including coyotes and bears. The Akbash Dog stands 27 to 32 inches tall and weighs 75 to 140 pounds. It is white with a double coat. The undercoat is dense and soft. The outer coat comes in two lengths:

  • Hip Dysplasia In Dogs

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    Hip Dysplasia In Dogs Hip dysplasia can happen in any dog, animal, or human. It is caused by their genetics traits. Even if both of parents don’t have the disease , it can still happen in any dog or animal. If ether parent of the dog has hip dysplasia, then the dog’s offspring are at greater risk for developing it. If neither parent has hip dysplasia, then it is very unlikely that they will get the disease. If there are gene carriers it, then they can get the disease. You can greatly reduce the

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