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It is text-speak for "canines" which is from the Latin word "canis", meaning "dog".

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Q: Why are dogs called K-9s?
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Are all dogs k9s?

Yes all dogs are K9s.

Why do people call dogs K9s?

K9 = Kaynine = Canine

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All dogs from the Moloser family has the same size and dogs don't have fangs they have solid k9s.

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That color is called brindle. You have to look for k9s to find about the prices or adopt one.

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Why are dogs called dogs and not cats?

Beacuse dogs look better called dogs than dogs called cats.

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really sharp k9s

Are all dogs affected by grapes?

In a word, "Yes". One grape is not going to kill a medium-sized to large dog. Feed them as treats regularly and your either going to have huge Vet bills or bury your pet. DON'T feed dogs grapes. (Trained Helping / K9s / and War Dogs 30+ years).

Is it normal for a baby K9s teeth to be sharp?

yes it is, but be carful they can be very sharp

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The same reason people are called adults and babies

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They are called hybrid dogs or mixed breeds

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