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retriever

a type of hunting dog used for recovering the shot bird, often from water; includes the specific breeds, Chesapeake Bay, Curly-coated, Flat-coated, Golden and Labrador retrievers, and Wire-haired pointing griffon, but various spaniels may also perform retrieving duties in the field.
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The Cleveland Clinic has named stent retriever technology, which includes Medtronic plc's SolitaireTM stent retriever device, to a list of the top medical innovations for 2016.
All kidding aside, I don't believe women buy retrievers just to impress the fellas.
I want these Golden Retrievers to be happy and have a better life," explained Yasemin Baban, the lead shelter volunteer in Istanbul who was instrumental in helping Adopt a Golden Atlanta rescue the dogs.
Single Shot Retrievers trains all its clients' dogs to hunt using training methods that focus on the dogs' natural instincts.
For many years the prevailing wisdom was retrievers ought to have their dewclaws removed, lest they become snagged on debris en route to a downed mallard.
The Curly-Coated Retriever's coat is quite different from the coats of other retrievers.
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The response has been so positive, Cornillie says, that he's been approached by employees asking about adding more Paper Retrievers so the collection boxes can be placed at additional locations closer to them.
A BRAVE mum battled to rescue her toddler daughter from a blood-crazed Golden Retriever that had ripped her face open.
Lawler and his colleagues paired 48 retriever puppies by weight and gender.
The Retrievers" is the story of a big city family that moves to a small town and is adopted by a lovable stray golden retriever that also is an expectant mother.
Nationally, Labrador Retriever Also Remains America's Most Popular