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Frases y expresiones en inglés sobre el mundo animal

Finiquitando con el tema animal, a continuación vamos a ver una serie de frases, expresiones y más vocabulario que suelen usarse cuando nos queremos referir a este campo tan especial y que me gusta tanto (y como echo de menos a mi perrita).

 

  • Animal behaviorist – Adiestrador de animals
    I went to see an animal behaviourist to fix my dog’s bad attitude.

 

  • Animal kingdom/world – Reino / mundo animal
    Darwin studied the animal kingdom.

 

  • Animal protection charity – Organización benéfica para la protección de los animales
    That animal protection charity is raising money for abandoned dogs.

 

  • Breed animal – Variedad animal
    There is a huge breed animal in the Chicago’s zoo.

 

  • Cat flap – Portezuela para que el gato entre y salga de casa
    Our cat can come in and out of the house through a cat flap.

 

  • Four-legged – Objeto o animal de cuatro patas
    A dog is a four-legged mammal.

 

  • Four-legged friend – Amigo de cuatro patas
    We usually call our pets four-legged friends.

 

  • Guide dog – Perro guía
    My dad is blind that is why he needs a guide dog.

 

  • Household pet – Animal de compañía
    Because of the age of my grandma she needs a household pet.

 

  • Husbandry animal – Animal dedicado a la agricultura
    The chinese oxes are used as husbandry animals.

 

  • Lapdog – Perro faldero
    I can’t stop laughing when I see that lapdog.

 

  • Pet-care book – Libro sobre el cuidado de los perros
    I have bought an interesting pet-care book.

 

  • Pet dog – Perro de compañía
    Everybody should have a pet dog during their childhood.

 

  • Pet owner – Propietario/dueño de mascotas
    You should love your pet if you want to be a good pet owner.

 

  • Pet questionnaire – Cuestionario sobre animales
    You can fill out a Pet Questionnaire at this pet shop.

 

  • Pet shop – Tienda de mascotas
    Pet food – Comida de mascotas
    Yesterday I bought pet food in a pet shop.

 

  • Self-confident – Seguro de uno mismo
    I wish I was like George, he’s so self-confident.

 

  • Slaughter house – Matadero
    I got sick when we visited a slaughter house in Texas.

 

  • Stray dog – Perro callejero
    I like to feed every single stray dog that I see on the street.

 

  • Behavioural problems – Problemas de comportamiento
    Most owners should be trained to deal with the behavioural problems of their pets.

 

  • Barking noise – Ladrido
    My dog William made such a loud barking noise that my neighbor reported me.

 

  • Bright dogs – Perros inteligentes
    I’d had Dobermans before and I know they’re very bright dogs.

 

  • Dirty animal – Animal sucio
    Pigs are the dirtiest animal I’ve ever seen.

 

  • Dumb animal –Animal bobo
    Felix’s dog is a pretty dumb animal.

 

  • Furry rabbit –Conejito de peluche
    A furry rabbit would be suitable for the little girl.

 

  • Huge animal – Animal enorme
    Great Danish are very huge (animals).

 

  • Lemon essence – Esencia de limón
    Dogs don’t like the smell of lemon essence

 

  • Long-term commitment – Compromiso a largo plazo
    Keeping a pet is a long-term commitment, which many people don’t realise.

 

  • Lousy animal – Animal pijoso
    Homeless dogs are very lousy animals.

 

  • Pain-relieving electrical device – Chip para aliviar el dolor
    My dog was given a pain-relieving electrical device that he wears when he eats.

 

  • Reputable breeder – Criador (de animales) serio/acreditado/de confianza
    I got my dog as a puppy from a reputable breeder.

 

  • Scaly-backed animal – Animal con el lomo cubierto de escamas
    Snakes are scaly-backed animals.

 

  • Sharp-tongued – Lengua mordaz
    He hurt me with his sharp-tongued while everybody was laughing at me.

 

  • Slimy animal – Animal baboso
    Bull dogs are very slimy (animals).

 

  • Claw the furniture – Arañar los muebles
    My last cat clawed the furniture all day.

 

  • Go red – Ponerse rojo
    I spent the whole time going red in the face and apologizing to people.

 

  • Run a campaign – Presentar una campaña
    GreenPeace is running a poster campaign saying: A dog is for life.

 

  • Unlock the cages – Abrir las jaulas (que están cerradas con llave)
    In zoos I always have this urge to unlock the cages of the animals.

 

  • Bark at (something) – Ladrar a
    My dog is always barking at objects like post-boxes.

 

  • Be kind to something / somebody – ser amable con
    I hope the little boy would be kind to the new white mouse.

 

  • Be receptive to something – ser receptivo a
    Dogs are the most receptive to animal therapy.

 

  • Claw at something / somebody– Arañar
    The cat clawed at the rope, trying to free himself.

 

  • Eat fairly – Comer lo suficiente
    I think my fishes are sick, they don’t eat fairly.

 

  • Hard-earned – Ganado con el sudor de la frente
    Many people spend their hard-earned money on psychologists.

 

  • Painfully thin – Tan delgado que da pena
    The dog I picked up from the street was so painfully thin that I thought he wouldn’t
    survive.

 

  • Tremendously hard – Tremendamente duro/a
    Our pet’s training took over two years of tremendously hard work.

 

 

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