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Dogs and humans have the ability to selectively produce motion in one, some, or all of the planes of motion at one time. Dogs have much more limitation in motion in the dorsal and transverse planes. Bones The bones of the dog skeleton and limbs are illustrated in Figures 5-2, 5-3, and 5-4. Bony landmarks on the bones of the limbs are shown in Figures 5-5 through 5-11. Forelimb The forelimb skeleton consists of the thoracic or pectoral girdle and bones of the forelimb (Figures 5-5 and 5-6). Size of forelimb bones varies a great deal, because of the greater variation in size for breeds of dogs.

Figure 4-2 shows the facial postures of dogs in greater detail. Dog 1 is alert to something in the environment. Dogs 2 and 3 show increasing offensive aggression. Dogs 4 and 7 show increasing fear and submission with no aggression. Dogs 5, 6, and 8 show mixtures of aggressive and fear motivations and interme- Chapter 4 CANINE BEHAVIOR 35 Increasing Aggression Increasing Fear 1 4 7 2 5 8 3 6 9 Figure 4-2 Facial postures of dogs. Figures from left to right show increasing fear. Figures from top to bottom show increasing aggressive motivation.

The first is the health status, motivation, emotional state, predispositions, genetic composition, and prior experiences of the dog. The second factor is the nature of the situation, and where and how the encounter occurs. A dog in a familiar place, such as its home, will behave differently 36 BASIC CONCEPTS OF VETERINARY MEDICINE than if it is in a strange place. The third factor is your behavior in the situation. Animals respond to your behavior as if you were a member of their species. Dogs interpret your behavior as if you were giving dog signals.

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