Dogs Glossary: R
registration certificate: The paper certifying a dog’s registration with an accredited organization.
registration slip : An application to register a purebred puppy.
release word : A word that lets a dog know that she is free to move.
rescue group : A network of animal lovers who rescue and find new homes for their favorite breeds or animals.
reward: To give a dog a treat for a correct response while he’s still in the desired position.
ruff : The long, thick fur around a dog’s chest, shoulders, and neck.