sporting dog

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sporting dog

see gun dog.
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This was addressed to the brown setter, who had jumped up at the sound of the voices and laid her nose in an insinuating way on her master's leg.
But if you feed your young setter on raw flesh, how can you wonder at its retaining a relish for uncooked partridge in after-life?
In sixty dogs, forming six packs, divided as follows: the first, for the stag; the second, for the wolf; the third, for the wild boar; the fourth, for the hare; and the two others, for setters and protection.
The well-groomed chestnut horse and two beautiful setters could leave no doubt that the rider was Sir James Chettam.
My sporting dogs consist of two pointers, two harriers and two setters.
And Cobb was once again in the middle of La Salle head coach Ramil De Jesus' post-game talk wherein the 10-time champion mentor said his setter needs to play better.
To him, an Irish Setter Gun Dog was like a well-worn double: comfortable and sweet in your hands and joyful at your shoulder.
The noticeably smaller red setter, an excellent gun dog, is the close cousin of the big Irish setter show dog.
The setter is a promoter and has an important role in the team structure (K.
Irish Setter has developed a women-specific Ladyhawk hunting boot line, giving women superior fit, comfort and performance and benefitting the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
Orlandini, perhaps the best setter in the Southern Section, helped lead the Tologs to their fourth consecutive league title and the Div.
The nonauthoritative paper states the board's position on the extent to which a national standard setter that adopts IAASB-issued international standards can modify them while still asserting its standards conform to their international counterparts.