In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Zoologycachorro masculinecachorra feminine
- Sometimes mothers will really put up a fuss about me taking their new whelps and putting them in a puppy box.
2(impudent boy)mocoso masculine informal
- I cannot describe to you my shock and fear at being woken by the vulgarities of a loutish young whelp, who had driven his auto-mobile next to the chamber's small window.
- It was directed at those same teachers and bourgeois parents whose sanctions and strictures many of us young whelps so deeply resented.
- The only prize a churlish young whelp like you should get is a good hiding!
- What I want to know Nago is if that whelp of a boy is going through with his orders.
- I remember your little friend shoving you into one before she because a pincushion, and you blasted me from there, you little whelp.
- Twenty-four hours later, I was assembling the £50 Newborn flatpack, which arrived complete with fake fleece lining and a guide to whelping.
- It is always a good idea to take your mom to the vet shortly after whelping to be sure she has not retained a placenta or even a dead puppy that will need to be expelled.
- My dogs also like Pedigree Canned Puppy food right after whelping.
- And we expect that she'll whelp any time from this weekend.
- The gloves were off from an early stage as a host of young greyhounds whelped January ‘01 or later went in search of the prize.
- I myself signed off on the plan before you were whelped, and it has ensured that I stay rich and powerful long after I should have been dead.
- Make it sloppy food for the first few days after the whelping.
- Not all shih-tzu mothers do what they are suppose to do, and in these cases, a breeder must act quickly to save the newly whelped shih-tzu puppy.
- No one knows for certain when the first Rottweiler came to America, but the first litter of Rotties whelped in this country was born in 1930.
- If she is too exhausted to eat right after whelping, she will be ready by the next day most usually.
- It was the first outing for both of these young brindle bitches which were whelped in February and March 02.
- The son of a Sussex spaniel sire and a field spaniel dam, Obo was whelped in 1879.
- About two or two-and-a-half weeks to go now till whelping.
- Her attitude can affect her puppies in utero and then later after whelping as well.
- The length of most bitch pregnancies is 63 days and most show signs when they are just about ready to whelp.
- Debra has sent me a copy of a well-written piece on Norwich Terriers from Dog World a few years ago, which sums up the breed's difficulty whelping rather well, I thought.
- If more than four contractures there may be a problem if the Shih Tzu puppy has not been whelped.
- That same year the kennel registered the first Doberman in the American Kennel Club Stud Book, Doberman Intelectus, whelped June 20, 1908.
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