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.
References in classic literature ?
So, to make sure, I took care of that puppy while the dogs were busy elsewhere.
Right at the front door, in a high-backed leather-bottomed armed chair, with crooked legs and puppy feet like the tables, is seated the old man of the house himself.
It is all very well to talk, but when you are stationed in a sleepy village where no one ever murders, or robs, or commits arson, or even gets drunk and disorderly in the street, a puppy without a collar is simply a godsend.
The objectionable puppy, whose nose and eyes were equally black and expressive, was thus got rid of, since Miss Brooke decided that it had better not have been born.
The Maltese puppy was not offered to Celia; an omission which Dorothea afterwards thought of with surprise; but she blamed herself for it.
Breaking off some tough vines, he tied his puppy's legs together, and then, with another piece of vine passed around his neck, slung the puppy on his back.
I had no reason that I knew for wanting to carry the puppy to the cave, except that I WANTED to; and I stayed by my task.
when I took my wife along on the cruise of the Minota, we found on board a nigger-chasing, adorable Irish terrier puppy, who was smooth-coated like Jerry, and whose name was Peggy.
Jackson promised to knock Ah Moy's block off if he did not feed the puppy well, while Sigurd Halvorsen, in the forecastle, did his best to knock off Henrik Gjertsen's block when the latter was guilty of kicking Scraps out of his way.
He had had experience in puppy fights and was already something of a bully.
He opened the trap, grabbed the Marionette by the collar, and carried him to the house as if he were a puppy.
There was a puppy belonging to one of the neighbours who sometimes lumbered over and stole James's milk, disposing of it in greedy gulps while its rightful proprietor looked on with piteous helplessness.