Glossary for Dog Owners - N

Glossary for Dog Owners - N


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Nape
The junction of the base of the skull and the top of the neck.

Non-Sporting Group
An AKC dog group created for breeds that didn’t fit into any of the other groups. The Bichon Frise, Boston Terrier, English and French Bulldogs, Lhasa Apso, Poodle, and Chinese Shar-pei are among those breeds.

Neuropathy
Disease or malfunction of the nervous system.

Neuter
To sterilize by surgical removal of the reprodcuctive organs. Neuter usually refers to male sterilization,

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAIDS)
Substances which reduce inflammation but are not in the class of drugs known as steroids. Aspirin and Rimadyl are two examples.




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