Dog (Canis familiaris) canine
Carnivores are meat eating animals. There teeth are specialised to cope with holding drown prey and tearing flesh. They usually have long canine teeth of a cone-like shape that tapers to a point.
canine tooth with root
The premolars are often triangular in shape with a distinctive point.
Carnivores have a special tooth in both sides of the jaw, these are called a carnassial teeth. These teeth are the last upper molar and the first lower premolar. These teeth are designed to shear through flesh.
carnassial teeth- inside the red oblong