puppy

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puppy

the young of the canine species; usually used up to the age of 12 months.

fading puppy syndrome
see fading kitten/puppy syndrome.
puppy pyoderma
puppy strangles
see juvenile pyoderma.
puppy walker
a person who cares for a puppy during its formative stage, from weaning to about a year of age. A practice with dogs destined for the hunt or as guide dogs for the blind.
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Cordelia Braithwaite's Aurora flits seamlessly from the spontaneous, puppyish movements of a happy teenager to the puppet-like helplessness of a sleeper.
Foreigner 1 is the Syrian refugee, whose puppyish enthusiasm verges on the manic.
Franco plays Skylark as a smart person's idea of a stupid person, and after a while, his puppyish energy and incessant ear-to-ear grin become painful to behold.
Lesley was really puppyish and excitable when she first came in, but she's settled in, has no nerves at all, and is a good traveller.
Not a bad opening for a staging with a puppyish desire to please.
The last time I saw Crazy Ace, he was about 13 years old, still going strong, and as puppyish as ever.
When Barry does settle down from his puppyish play he does have an affectionate side.
The silky flaps over his ears gave him a puppyish look.
A slimmer, sugar-rush version of Vernon Kay, Russell's oddball humour and puppyish enthusiasm have been winning him fans ever since he presented Big Brother's Efourum last year.
The men in the movie aren't given much in the way of redeeming traits, except for ``Almost Famous' '' Patrick Fugit, who's just too good to be true as a puppyish fellow artist/orphan who unquestioningly falls for Astrid.
With a face like an Easter Island statue, he portrayed his puppyish enthusiasm for his quest combined with an incredible determination effortlessly and seamlessly.
He's the most puppyish dominator imaginable-and after Marie has "submitted" to him, he wants to chat with her all night in a restaurant, treating her to vodka and caviar.