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Label Dog Anatomy Diagram
Dog Printouts
Read the definitions below, then label the dog external anatomy diagram.
Dog external anatomy to label

back - the part of the body between the loin and the withers.
brisket - the chest of the dog.
carpals - the wrist, the bones of the pastern joint.
dewclaw - the tiny, useless, fifth claw - located on the inner part of the leg above the other toes.
ear - the fleshy, often triangular appendages on the head associated with hearing.
flews - the hanging part of the dog's upper lips.
forearms - The parts of the forelegs between the elbow and the pastern.
forefoot - the front feet.
hindfoot - the back feet.
hips - the joints at the uppermost part of the hindlegs.
hock - the bones that form the ankle/heel of the dog.
loin - the parts of the body located on both sides of the backbone between the ribs and the hips.
muzzle - the front parts of the jaws.
nose - the tip of the muzzle.
pastern - the part of the leg below the carpals (wrist) of the front leg or below the hock of the hind leg.
ruff - the long, thick hair that grows around the neck.
shoulder - the joint at the uppermost part of the forelegs.
stifle - the dog's knee, located on the hind leg above the ankle.
stop - the indented part of the skull between the eyes.
tail - the hind-most part of the backbone, set on the rump.
thigh - the upper part of the hind leg.
withers - the top of the shoulders, just behind the neck.



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