Angulation: Angles created by bones assembly in joints.
Order: Verbal or hand-sign sequence from handler to dog.
Twisted: A dog which is not straight in line with the path of the handler.
Crowding: A dog so close to the handler it interferes with the handler’s independence of movement.
Directly: Instantly, without reluctance.
Drop entirely: Down place that would be okay for a long down exercise.
Exhibitor: A person who enters their dog in a show.
Gait: Arrangement of feet, head posture, tail posture, topline and fluidity are facets of gait analysis.
Dress: To prepare a dog for display.
Major: A triumph in conformation showing, with 3, four or five points given toward a tournament title.
Match show: A training occasion that enables dogs to compete, as the dog would in a approved show. On the other hand, no points are given toward titles or degrees.
Group for strains not completely acknowledged by the AKC.
Points: Credits earned toward a tournament title.
Piling: Placing the dog in accordance with structure to stress a dog’s physical qualities. Additionally called Set Up.
Large punishment: In compliance, 3 points or more.
Victor: Award given to the finest dog (Winners Dog) and finest bitch (Winners Bitch) competing in routine strain groups at a dog show.
Withers: Maximum point of the dog’s shoulder.