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Dog Terms Explained
(with humour)

20. SPECIALTY-Whatever your dog is good at, like bringing home dead cats or chewing the walls.
19. BALANCE- Ability to hold coffee, danish, leash, treats and entry form all at once.
18. CRABBING-What you do when the judge doesn't like way your dog moves.
17. FORCE FETCH-Dog drops the toy under furniture, scratches at the carpet til you're forced to "fetch" it.
16. BLIND RETRIEVE-When you can't see the toy under the furniture.
15. DOUBLE BLIND- Finding two toys under the furniture.
14. PEDIGREE- Dog food with lots of great coupons.
13. MULTI-GENERATIONAL PEDIGREE- Something you should have read first.
12. CGC- Canine Gastrointestinal Catastrophe {aka GAS}
11. DISTEMPER-Shown by those hot-headed competitors.
10. TYPE- What your dog has...if you turn down the lights and squint a little.
9. UTILITY- The kind of vehicle you need to haul around your dogs.
8. FLY BALL- Neutering.
7. QUALIFYING SCORE- Justifying the 170.5 you got in obedience today.
6. HEEL- What you feel like when your dog won't heel during the exercise.
5. RIBBONS- What you want to cut the other exhibitors into, after their “pet" wins.
4. BITCH- To complain heartily.
3. DOG- To chase a judge from show to show in an effort to attain more breed wins.
2. GUARD HAIR- An activity in which one watches intently as the dog's hair falls out, in clumps, just after entries are mailed.
1. OVERSHOT- Running so fast as to pass the 1st place ring marker and plow into the judge and the stewards.

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