In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- It is pretty well understood that both whippets and setters were used in the early development of the breed.
- Because it is smaller than setters and retrievers, the springer is better suited to navigate the thick brush often encountered in bird hunting.
- As with any drop-eared dog, the setter's closed ear canal can harbor dirt, wax and bacteria.
- And like the purebred English pointers and setters he reared, Farrior inherited a love of the chase.
- The setter sniffed the sidewalk, then with a wag of her shaggy tail took off down the street.
- Upon seeing the approaching beauty, the setter perks up and stands at attention.
- The setter's long-haired coat easily wards off the north country's brisk autumn climate and punishing brier tangles.
2(person)setter of type — tipógrafo masculine
- machine setter — montadora
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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.