Surprising Dog Anatomy Information

...  dog trainers are back with brand-new training techniques in the definitive guide to raising a happy, obedient puppy. Photos. My Smart Puppy: Fun, Effective, and Easy Puppy Training (Book & 60min DVD) So different are they, that you may be tempted to think they are not even closely related, but you’d be wrong. In fact all dogs, from a Great Dane to a teacup Yorkie and everything in between, are virtual anatomical copies of each other. It is pretty much common knowledge that all domestic dogs share a common ancestor, the wolf. Now, through selective breeding we may have tinkered with the appearance of the dog, but under the skin his anatomy is still virtually identical to the wolf. Like the wolf, a dog has; * A skeletal structure designed for running and pursuing their prey. * Flexible front legs with disconnected shoulder bones that play the part of shock absorbers when the dog is running. * Heavily muscled hind legs allowing for a burst of speed off the mark, as well ...