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Greyhound Anatomy






1 - Pastern (front/rear)
2 - Hock
3 - Stifle joint
4 - Elbow
5 - Muzzle
6 - Stop
7 - Wither
8 - Ears
9 - Neck
10 - Shoulder
11 - Back
12 - Loin
13 - Croup
14 - Buttocks
15 - Wrist
16 - Prosternum
17 - Chest
18 - Flank
19 - Feet
20 - Forearm

Blood values
RBC = Red Blood Cells
Hgb = Hemoglobin
PCV/HCT = Packed Cell Volume/Hematocrit
WBC = White Blood Cells
Platelets = Help to form blood clots to stop bleeding
T.P = Total Protein Globulin
Creatinine = A waste product filtered out of the blood by the kidneys
T4 = Thyroid level

Average levels
RBC: 7.4 - 9.0
Hgb: 19.0 - 21.5
PCV: 55 - 65
WBC: 3.5 - 6.5
Platelets: 80,000 - 200,000
TP: 4.5 - 6.0
Globulin: 2.1 - 3.2
Creatinine: 0.8 - 1.6

Skeletal System

1 - Skull
2 - Vertebrae (Cervical 7)
3 - Scapula
4 - Sternum (Breast Bone)
5 - Humerous
6 - Radius
7 - Ulna
8 - Carpus
9 - Metacarpus
10 - Phalanges
11 - Thorax (Ribcage)
12 - Thoracic Vertebrae (13)
13 - Lumbar Vertebrae (7)
14 - Pelvis
15 - Acetabulum (Socket)
16 - Femur (Thigh Bone)
17 - Patella ('knee cap', 'stifle')
18 - Tarsus
19 - Hock
20 - Tibia
21 - Fibula

30 vertebrae in total
13 pairs of ribs
42 teeth (adult)


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