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  • n. Plural form of terrier.


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  • We created a great sensation at one of our halting-places, and indeed everywhere, for we were in our nautical rig; and what amused the natives immensely was that one of our terriers was a very long dog with short legs, and they talked of the yards of dog we had with us.

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  • Nor was it really about dogs, much less terriers, which is just one reason I expect its small but fervent fan base to spend the next few years on Twitter debating whether it was the title that did it in or a lack of promotion.

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  • Energetic breeds such as terriers, border collies and Australian cattle dogs are perfect, even if they are just part of the dog's mix, because these breeds love to work.

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  • In some breeds - ratting dogs such as terriers or hunting and herding dogs - the prey drive was fostered or tweaked through breeding to achieve behaviors humans wanted.


  • Dogs - particularly small breeds such as terriers and schnauzers - make up the majority of their practice, Brown said.

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  • There are dogs more energetic and spirited by nature such as terriers, retrievers and Dalmatians.


  • Mrs. Earl, a lifelong owner and breeder of terriers, helped the silky terrier breed gain official recognition from the American Kennel Club in 1959.

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  • Consuelo Vanderbilt Earl, a great-great-granddaughter of Cornelius Vanderbilt and an heiress to the family's tremendous railroad fortune who became a notable breeder of Skye and silky terriers, died Feb. 21 at her home in Ridgefield, Conn.

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  • Cute little dogs like terriers, but you can fly in a terrible anger when provoked.

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  • The two Boston terriers were owned by my grandmother, Nancy, and her sister Peggy.

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