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The old-time poachers in England used to do it with their lurcher dogs.
he ejaculated at the top of his voice to a ragged wolfish-looking dog, a sort of lurcher, half mastiff, half greyhound, which ran limping about as if with the purpose of seconding his master in collecting the refractory grunters; but which, in fact, from misapprehension of the swine-herd's signals, ignorance of his own duty, or malice prepense, only drove them hither and thither, and increased the evil which he seemed to design to remedy.
Toby proved to an ugly, long-haired, lop-eared creature, half spaniel and half lurcher, brown-and-white in color, with a very clumsy waddling gait.
Sixty or seventy of them, large and small, smooth and shaggy--deer-hound, boar-hound, blood-hound, wolf-hound, mastiff, alaun, talbot, lurcher, terrier, spaniel--snapping, yelling and whining, with score of lolling tongues and waving tails, came surging down the narrow lane which leads from the Twynham kennels to the bank of Avon.
A big old lurcher got up slowly from the door-stone, stretching first one hind leg and then the other, and taking Tom's caresses and the presence of Toby, who kept, however, at a respectful distance, with equal indifference.
A female brindle and white lurcher and a male Staffordshire bull terrier were found wandering around Lynemouth in the early hours of February 20.
The lurcher however was microchipped to an address in Ashington but I haven't been able to make contact with the owner listed.
Two lurcher dogs, called Lucky and Spencer, were seized and are now in kennels waiting to be re-homed.
I'D like to say a very big thank you to Carly from Gwent Police and her husband John for rescuing me and my 12 year old lurcher Jasper from the stream at the dog walk at Cosmeston Lakes on July 31.
One of the dogs is called Mitzy who is described as a "very friendly and bouncy" 11 month-old lurcher in need of a home where she can play with other dogs.
THE number of animal abuse investigations launched in the West Midlands is on the rise with dogs - like William the lurcher who was found nearly starved to death in Coventry - being the most persecuted.
The tan-coloured lurcher was on a lead being held by a man sitting in the back of a white Transit-type van as it was driven in circuits.