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Glossary of Dog Show Terms – F

Glossary of Dog Show Terms:


Fancy: The group of people who are especially interested in purebred dogs or in a specific breed. Fanciers usually are active in the sport of purebred dogs.

Feathering: Longer fringe of hair on ears, legs, tail, or body.

Field Trial: A competition for certain hound or sporting breeds in which dogs are judged on ability and style in tracking, finding, coursing, or retrieving game.