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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Neesha, a Rat Terrier that won the 'Best Turned Out Dog' prize, receives a special dog hat designed by Jessica Rea, also the official milliner for the Epsom Derby
After a year, a friend of my sister gave her a black and white pup that was part dachshund and part rat terrier. She named her Bobo.
Rat terrier Saga, aged three, is fast on her little paws and when she has the ball between them, there is no stopping her.
I was shown the little black and white rat terrier, which I picked up and carried home with me.
The Russell terrier jumped 14 spots (104th to 90th), the rat terrier rose five spots (101st to 96th), the Parson Russell terrier rose two spots (111th to 109th) and the Dandie Dinmont terrier improved five spots (172nd to 167th).
After witnessing a tracking dog's value many times, I bought a Treeing Feist, a small- to medium-sized dog, and named him "Jones." Primarily used as squirrel dogs, the breed stemmed from crossing the rat terrier family for its tenacity with the blue tick for its nose.
Keeping with dogs, US singer Carrie Underwood's rat terrier Ace is undergoing hydrotherapy after becoming paralysed following a herniated disc.
Breeds included chihuahuas, a papillon, a rat terrier, a bassett hound, Yorkie Poodle and a pomeranian.
Laurie Anderson a orchestre le concert pour accompagner son dernier film, [beaucoup moins que] Heart of a Dog [beaucoup plus grand que] ([beaucoup moins que] Cœur de chien [beaucoup plus grand que]), qui raconte l'histoire du rat terrier qu'elle a adopte avec son mari decede en 2013, la legende du rock Lou Reed, pour en tirer une reflexion sur la mort et la memoire.
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).
First Jean-Luc Godard delivered a funny 3D valentine to a pooch named Roxy Mieville in "Goodbye to Language," and now the New York-based musician-performance artist Laurie Anderson has woven a tide of personal stories, insights and visual-musical riffs into a more accessible but no less singular consideration of the species in "Heart of a Dog." While this alternately goofy, serious, lyrical and beguiling cine-essay serves primarily as a loving tribute to the memory of Anderson's rat terrier, Lolabelle, its roving, free-associative structure brings together all manner of richly eccentric musings on the evasions of memory, the limitations of language and storytelling, the strangeness of life in a post-9/11 surveillance state, and the difficulty and necessity of coming to terms with death.