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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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Over the next three issues we'll cover the what, why and (Part 3) how of retriever hunt testing.
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.
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.
Since launch, more Labrador retriever training materials and products have been added every day.
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.
The court was told how the retrievers escaped for a secure field remained a mystery.
He notes that even though the calorie-restricted retrievers lived longer on average, no individual dog had a significantly longer lifespan than the longest-lived dogs in the fully fed group.
Mr Ashworth said: "Of the 1,100 pups we breed every year, most of them are the more usual golden retrievers and labradors.
The Gleason ESP system uses handheld retrievers to collect and store information, a hazard-identifier card attached to the retriever and an electronic transmitter that sends information to Gleason's risk-management department.