Lurcher


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Lurcher

a traditional dog of the Romany gypsies in the United Kingdom; not an officially recognized breed, but generally a smooth-haired dog of variable conformation. It resembles a cross between a Whippet and a Greyhound. The name comes from the habit of hanging around in the background, more as a camp follower than as a family pet.
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Two-year-old Lurcher Tom is looking for his special new home, pictured with Suzie Douglass
But now she is recovering from her broken leg and miscarriage at 22-yearold Sarah's home in Langley Park, County Durham - where she met fellow lurcher Ralphy in time for Valentines Day.
She added: "I think it is very important that this lurcher and his owner are identified.
Three-legged lurcher Flint was missing for three days | FOUR PAWS ANIMAL RESCUE SOUTH WALES
Tess had been injured by barbed wire and another lurcher, Cleo, was later found with an open wound.
Some weeks passed and initial inquiries about her were not followed up, but at the end of October, Carole phoned me to say that a family were taking her as company for a lurcher pup.
The charge followed an incident on the car park of the Camp Hill Rugby Club, at Shirley Park, in June last year when her lurcher bit David Farrell on the arm.
This pregnant lurcher was found on St Patrick's Day
Now in its fifth year Brass: Durham Music Festival, hopes to work alongside Deerness Boarding Kennels and Cattery to try and re-house stray black lurcher Brassy from Ferryhill.
John Williams of Llys yr Eifl in Hendre, Caernarfon, saw his beloved tabby Sooty being "tossed about like a rag" by two unattended lurcher type dogs.
A huge range of displays, exhibitions and competitions at more than 250 trade stands is promised during a two-day event that attracts thousands of working dog and lurcher enthusiasts, anglers, clay pigeon shooters and hunt followers.
It's deffo the owners not the dogs Lisa Kilroy If the lurcher was aggressive it should not have been off lead.