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Synonyms for canine

one of the four pointed conical teeth (two in each jaw) located between the incisors and the premolars

any of various fissiped mammals with nonretractile claws and typically long muzzles

of or relating to a pointed conical tooth


of or relating to or characteristic of members of the family Canidae

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The pathology of canine hip dysplasia. Veterinary Clinics of North America: Small Animal Practice 22, 541-50.
Ellersieck, "Prevalence of canine hip dysplasia in a veterinary teaching hospital population," Veterinary Radiology and Ultrasound, vol.
But I'm doubly prejudiced, because I strongly suspect that carrying around too much bulk pre-disposes butterball pups to the now common premature ravages of canine hip dysplasia and degenerative arthritis, a plague uncommon in my boyhood when pups and kids were skinny because getting enough to eat was a problem.
Stonewall tells a story that centers around her veterinarian's belief that the dog has a congenital defect of the spine whereas everything she has read on the Internet points to a diagnosis of canine hip dysplasia. She makes little effort to hide her partiality, trusting that I will adjudicate, prove her right, fix the problem, and permanently vote her vet off the Island of Clinical Acumen.
Young animals in breeds such as German Shepherds, Saint Bernards, Rottweilers, and Retrievers are genetically predisposed to canine hip dysplasia, a crippling disease that causes deterioration and weakening of a dog's hips.
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