Some articles on dog, dogs:
... The Alaskan Malamute is a generally large breed of domestic dog (Canis lupus familiaris) originally bred for use as a utilitarian dog and later an Alaskan sled dog ...
... published Greyfriars Bobby The Most Faithful Dog in the World, the most detailed biography of Bobby to date ... in 19th century Europe there are documented over 60 'graveyard dogs', or 'cemetery dogs' ... These were stray dogs which were fed by visitors and curators to the point the dogs made the graveyards their home ...
... Affenpinschers often appears on lists of dogs that allegedly do not shed (moult) ... However, every hair shaft in the dog coat grows from a hair follicle ... of time of the growing and shedding cycle varies by breed, age, and by whether the dog is an inside or outside dog ...
... The footballer said of Triggs, "Unlike humans, dogs don't talk shit" ... Steve Wilson once described Triggs as "the most famous dog in football since Pickles, a mongrel who dug up the stolen Jules Rimet Trophy in 1966, or that dog that relieved itself on Jimmy Greaves at the 1962 World Cup" ... Henry Winter, writing in the same paper, called Triggs "the fittest dog in Cheshire" and opined that "if Cruft's held an endurance event, Keane and Triggs would scoop gold" ...
... A Boy and His Dog is a cycle of narratives by science fiction author Harlan Ellison ... tells the story of a boy (Vic) and his uniquely telepathic dog (Blood), who work together as a team in the post-apocalyptic world ... the association between the young loner Vic and his brilliant, telepathic dog, Blood ...
More definitions of "dog":
- (noun): Someone who is morally reprehensible.
Example: "You dirty dog"
Synonyms: cad, bounder, blackguard, hound, heel
- (noun): Informal term for a man.
Example: "You lucky dog"
- (noun): A smooth-textured sausage of minced beef or pork usually smoked; often served on a bread roll.
Synonyms: frank, frankfurter, hotdog, hot dog, wiener, wienerwurst, weenie
- (noun): A member of the genus Canis (probably descended from the common wolf) that has been domesticated by man since prehistoric times; occurs in many breeds.
Example: "The dog barked all night"
Synonyms: domestic dog, Canis familiaris
- (noun): A hinged catch that fits into a notch of a ratchet to move a wheel forward or prevent it from moving backward.
Synonyms: pawl, detent, click
- (noun): A dull unattractive unpleasant girl or woman.
Example: "She's a real dog"
Famous quotes related to dog:
“The dog is mentioned in the Bible eighteen timesthe cat not even once.”
—W.E. Farbstein. Quoted in Hundkeit, Mondo Canine, ed. Jon Winokur, Dutton (1991)
“The cat will mew, and dog will have his day.”
—William Shakespeare (15641616)
“Ive always thought a hotel ought to offer optional small animals.... I mean a cat to sleep on your bed at night, or a dog of some kind to act pleased when you come in. You ever notice how a hotel room feels so lifeless?”
—Anne Tyler (b. 1941)
“When one dog barks at a shadow, a hundred bark at the sound.”
“You call to a dog and a dog will break its neck to get to you. Dogs just want to please. Call to a cat and its attitude is, Whats in it for me?”
—Lewis Grizzard (19461994)