Baring the canine back and chestThe back and the chest are together because theyâre part of the dogâs torso, which includes:
Dog Knee and Knee Cap
Dog leg anatomy is complex, especially dog knees, which are found on the hind legs. The technical term for a dog knee is the stifle joint. The stifle joint connects the femur, which is the dog thigh bone, to the tibia and fibula, the lower leg bones, and the patella,the canine equivalent to the knee cap.
Many dogs’ suffer from stifle joint-related injuries and injuries of the ligaments that stabilize the stifle joint. Two of the most common are torn ACLs (CCLs) and luxating patellas. Patellar luxation occurs when the dog’s kneecap is dislocated from its normal position.
Fun Fact #1: Dogs Sweat Through Their Paws
If you have ever wondered if dogs sweat, they do! Just not from where you’d expect.
Dogs sweat through their paws. In combination with panting, the sweat glands in their paws help to keep them cool. Sweaty paws can also help with traction.
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Teaching your puppy or older dog to heel can be easy and fun. Use this directed shaping technique to help your dog learn to love to walk beside you.
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