Free Day!
Free Night!

Pet Resources - Dog Show Glossary

Back to Article Index

Glossary of Dog Show Terms – G

Glossary of Dog Show Terms:


Gait: The pattern of footsteps at various rates of speed, each pattern distinguished by a particular rhythm and footfall.

Groups: The breeds as grouped into seven divisions by the AKC to facilitate judging. The seven groups are: sporting, hound, working, toy, terrier, non-sporting, and herding.