dogs' and cats' paws and tracks
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The pattern of movement of animals during (terrestrial) locomotion.
Gaits used by cats and dogs include the walk, the amble, the pace, the trot, the canter and the gallop.
A characteristic of a pet that deviates from the breed standard.
Breed standards specify characteristics that are undesirable, some being disqualifying faults.
The distance a limb can be extended.
Either of the cranial (
An imaginary line along the direction of travel.
Either of the caudal (
The hind region of the dog, from the loin.
The front region of an animal, excluding the head and neck.
The tarsal region or tarsal joint of the hind leg of a quadruped.
Also known (colloquially) as the
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