Dandie Dinmont


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Dandie Dinmont

(ˈdændɪ ˈdɪnmɒnt)
n
(Breeds) a breed of small terrier with a long coat and drooping ears. Also called: Dandie Dinmont terrier
[C19: named after a character who owned two terriers in Guy Mannering (1815), a novel by Sir Walter Scott]
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Noun1.Dandie Dinmont - a breed of small terrier with long wiry coat and drooping earsDandie Dinmont - a breed of small terrier with long wiry coat and drooping ears
terrier - any of several usually small short-bodied breeds originally trained to hunt animals living underground
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100 Dandie dinmont One of Britain's oldest terrier breeds, one of the rarest dogs in the world.
The Russell terrier jumped 14 spots (104th to 90th), the rat terrier rose five spots (101st to 96th), the Parson Russell terrier rose two spots (111th to 109th) and the Dandie Dinmont terrier improved five spots (172nd to 167th).
FIFTY Dandie Dinmont terriers gathered in the Scottish Borders yesterday, together with their owners, to celebrate the rare and endangered breed.
The plummet in puppy numbers has led to the Kennel Club placing the Sealyham on their Vulnerable Native Breed list alongside Welsh corgis, Dandie Dinmont terriers and Otterhounds.
Breeds commonly seen in today's earthdog trials include Dachshunds and a variety of terriers: Australian, Bedlington, Border, Cairn, Dandie Dinmont, Fox, Jack Russell or Parsons, Lakeland, Manchester, Norfolk, Norwich, Scottish, Sealyham, Silky, Skye, Welsh, West Highland, Miniature Schnauzers, and even Miniature Bull Terriers.
I've a Jack Russell called Eric, named after Bollin Eric, and a Dandie Dinmont called Meg.
I can barely tell the difference between a Dandie Dinmont Terrier and a Schipperke.
One of the Scottish artist's typically sentimental compositions, above, it showed a Dandie Dinmont and a Parson Russell Terrier waiting for their supper.
Q I take my two-year-old Dandie Dinmont terrier for two long walks every day.