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terriers

a group of dog breeds, developed as farm dogs in the British Isles for the hunting of vermin and ground dwelling mammals, e.g. rats, badgers, foxes and rabbits. The name is derived from the Latin terra because the dogs commonly pursue their quarry into burrows. Most have a harsh, wiry coat for the purpose. Includes such breeds as the airedale, australian, bedlington, boston, bull, cairn, dandie dinmont, english toy, fox, glen of imaal, irish, jack russell, kerry blue, lakeland, manchester, norfolk, norwich, scottish, sealyham, silky, skye, soft-coated wheaten, staffordshire, tibetan, welsh, west highland white and yorkshire.
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The Terriers scored again a couple of minutes after the restart from a shot by Kirsty MacDonald, and though the Lionesses worked hard to create a couple of good openings, they failed to find the net and the Terriers scored their fifth goal through Kossick.
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Terrier work is also considered a sport in its own right.
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Sharon, 39, revealed the idea was only hatched in January when fellow terrier owners - and event organisers - Gary Robertson and Peter Arris were chatting about their pets in Ashington, Northumberland, where they are neighbours.
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It is thought they were produced from a mixture of Dandie Dinmont, the now-extinct English white terrier, the fox terrier, the West Highland and the corgi, the Queen's favourite breed.
They said they no longer walk their dogs near the Viner and Harling home because they're afraid the couple's terriers will attack or harass them.
Staffordshire bull terriers are known to be highly intelligent and are good family pets, especially with children.