rat terrier

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Noun1.rat terrier - any of several breeds of terrier developed to catch ratsrat terrier - any of several breeds of terrier developed to catch rats
terrier - any of several usually small short-bodied breeds originally trained to hunt animals living underground
black-and-tan terrier, Manchester terrier - a breed of short-haired rat terrier with a black-and-tan coat that was developed in Manchester, England
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Our story shows the gullibility of our late lamented wirehaired pointing griffon, Tsar and the craftiness of one of his housemates, a little rat terrier named Drucilla (Dru).
They have lived in the same house in the same town all this time, with their rat terrier named Killer.
Another honorable mention is Bug in Georgia, the Chihuahua rat terrier.
Animal Control Officer Michelle Lafleche said the surviving dog was a German shepherd mix, and the deceased dog was a rat terrier.
Fox News reported in early July that Pierce had been given bad news while visiting the veterinarian that her dog, a rat terrier named Wally, had become paralyzed and lost the use of his back legs.
About two years back, Gregory Berns, a professor of neuroeconomics, taught his dog, Callie, a shelter-rescued rat terrier, to walk into a (MRI) machine and sit there without moving, until scientists got thousands of images of her brain in order to map it, Stuff.
Bootz is an unexpected service dog - a rat terrier Adan Gallegos says he couldn't function in public without.
Bring home a rat terrier from your local animal shelter.
Shirley insists the one love in her life now is Terry, the 11-year-old rat terrier she takes with her everywhere - even to the Downton Abbey set.
The 13-year-old spotted rat terrier called Terry is the love of her life and being away for just three weeks while filming her part for the third series of the STV period drama, which starts tomorrow, was a wrench.
He smells more rodents than an enthusiastic rat terrier that's been kept away from rat country for six months and you might not always see eye to eye, but you can't deny it's a compelling blogs.
It was during a walk on a Lake Michigan beach that her rat terrier Lucy and a Great Dane named B brought Lesley and Marty Frascogna together in October of 2006.