raccoon dog

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raccoon dog

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1. (Animals) a canine mammal, Nyctereutes procyonoides, inhabiting woods and forests near rivers in E Asia. It has long yellowish-brown black-tipped hair and facial markings resembling those of a raccoon
2. (Breeds) Also called: coonhound an American breed of dog having a short smooth black coat with tan markings, bred to hunt raccoons
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Noun1.raccoon dog - small wild dog of eastern Asia having facial markings like those of a raccoon
wild dog - any of various undomesticated mammals of the family Canidae that are thought to resemble domestic dogs as distinguished from jackals or wolves
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A product (immunologicals) for red foxes and raccoon dogs as indicated for MUMS/limited market and eligible for reduced data requirements, where applicable.
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In a pen the size of a double shed there were 11 raccoon dogs.
THE RSPCA has warned against the new fad for keeping raccoon dogs.
But scientific tests have found that fur from rabbits, cats, mink and raccoon dogs was being used and missold to customers, according to an investigation by Sky News.
Raccoon dogs have become increasingly popular as pets in this country in recent years.
The magnitude of seasonal weight changes in the raccoon dogs in the study area was much larger than those previously reported in Japanese raccoon dogs from an area with a mild climate and was similar to those in Finnish raccoon dogs (N.
2002), and during the hunting season of 2008/09,30,053 raccoon dogs were shot (Deutscher Jagdschutz Verband 2009).
The category included black bears, hedgehogs, and raccoon dogs native to Asia.
In October, melamine-tainted eggs imported from China were found in Hong Kong and more than 1,500 raccoon dogs, which had been bred for their fur, died as a result of eating melamine-tainted feed, causing some observers to wonder about the pervasiveness of this and other chemicals in Chinas food chain.
5 million to 4 million raccoon dogs have been killed in China for their fur, which is largely used as trim on hoods and collars and is evidently ending up in this country.
Foxes, raccoon dogs, mink and rabbits are BATTERED over the head or SMASHED into the ground by handlers in a bid to stun them.