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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The terriers were made famous by the writer's novel Guy Mannering, published 200 years ago, which told of Borders farmer Dandie Dinmont and his distinctive dogs.
FIFTY Dandie Dinmont terriers gathered in the Scottish Borders yesterday, together with their owners, to celebrate the rare and endangered breed.
Giant Schnauzers rose from 96 to 83; Keeshonden from 103 to 86; Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retrievers from 104 to 97; Irish Terriers from 132 to 123; Kerry Blue Terriers from 130 to 126; Lakeland Terriers from 137 to 134; Sussex Spaniels from 169 to 162; and Dandie Dinmont Terriers from 172 to 168.
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.
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.
Meet Lucy, a cross-breed Dandie Dinmont terrier who lives in Dalton with her own Sharon Garraghan.