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dog watch

- A two-hour watch on board a ship, it is based on dog sleep, the light or fitful sleep typical of dogs (a catnap being even shorter).
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On a ship, how long does a 'dog watch' work shift last?
Dog Watch window stickers are now available from the council's 'one stop' shop Customer First Office in Stirling.
As part of Operation Early Bird, they've been divvying out special Dog Watch highvis jackets to the teams and teaching them how to spot and report irresponsible owners for dog fouling offences.
They thought there must be something wrong with me and asked if I'd been to hospital!' It was soon after this that Mary and Steve set up a rescue centre called Street Dog Watch, and asked Kukku, their driver, to be clinic manager.
The artwork, named Civilian Drone Strike, depicts drones destroying a child-like drawing of a house while a little girl and her dog watch on in horror.
A pet owner and her dog watch the Colorado Springs Hot Air Balloon Festival.
The borough council has joined forces with the police and the county community safe team to launch Dog Watch, which encourages dog owners to spot and report anything out of the ordinary on their regular routes.
Cycles of three such as: SAW HORSE POWER; MEAL TIME PIECE; BACK WATER WING; DOG WATCH FIRE; and SALT WATER TABLE are harder to come by, and cycles of two, e.g., BOAT HOUSE, are downright scarce.
This scheme called Dog Watch Day, run by Abergele Neighbourhood Policing Team, takes place between 10am and midday.
"As the citations to the award winners demonstrate, our people are at the heart of improving the quality of life for local people, whether it is building bridges between residents and the police and working with young people, or supporting the elderly and disabled and setting up a Dog Watch scheme, they are making a huge impact within their communities."