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  • "Mr. Boone lived next door to my now-studio on Seventh Street, had a half-dog/half-wolf named Hank who was king of the neighborhood," Mr. Sharp recalled.

    The 'East Village Nosferatu' Haunts Brooklyn

  • Shoulder circles (see page 99) and half-dog pose (see page 102) help increase circulation, stretch tense muscles, and decrease back pain.

    Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn

  • Rumors of there being a living half-turtle, half-dog animal were largely discounted until this photo surfaced

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  • His first mission: to investigate the sexual assaults committed by a weird apparition known as Spring Heeled Jack; to find out why chimney sweeps are being kidnapped by half-man, half-dog creatures; and to discover the whereabouts of his badly injured ex-friend and new enemy, John Hanning Speke.

    Introducing Burton & Swinburne

  • Mike O'Donnell, who is married to Michelle O'Donnell, said the animal looked "half-rodent, half-dog" to him.

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  • But these were not dogs -- they were half-dog and half-bird, with the lean, shaggy bodies and legs of dogs but possessing birdlike talons in place of paws and sav - agely curved beaks which snapped where muzzles should have been.

    The Weird of the White Wolf

  • Then someone else sees him, er another one, an 'he recollects that he heard tell of a monstr'us big wolf er dog, he cain't recollect which, so he splits the difference an' makes him half-dog an 'half-wolf, an' he adds a big ruff onto his neck fer good measure, an 'tells it' round.

    Connie Morgan in the Fur Country

  • Him half-wolf -- half-dog, but de wolf an 'de dog ain' separat ', lak de front legs, an' de hin 'legs.

    Connie Morgan in the Fur Country

  • Half-wolf, half-dog, their white fangs snarling as stronger whiffs of the man-smell came to them, they were filled with the savage desperation of the youth who urged them on.

    The Gold Hunters A Story of Life and Adventure in the Hudson Bay Wilds

  • It was away at the extreme end where the main body of the curious-looking, half-dog, half-human creatures were gathered, all in motion, and evidently much exercised by something below them on the side farthest from where we approached.

    Charge! A Story of Briton and Boer

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  • half-dog

    October 6, 2010