In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The Labrador is bred primarily as a working gun dog; structure and soundness are of great importance.
- Our Labradors are not only beautiful show dogs, but are also take part in other activities such as therapy work.
- The picture shows a number of Labrador Retrievers with their handlers, at the Labrador Retriever Club's Twenty-fifth Field Trials.
- The early Labrador dog did not originate in Labrador Canada, but descended from former dogs of Newfoundland, left there years before, by European fishermen and settlers.
- Now veterinary scientists at the University of Liverpool hope to offer new insight into the disease by conducting research using Labrador dogs with a view to developing new treatments.
- The Labrador dog has much the same respect for man.
- The research team is looking for adult Labrador dogs less than two years old that are showing early signs of elbow osteoarthritis.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.