Synonyms for dog
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Wiktionary2.3 / 3 votes
To pursue with the intent to catch.
The dog barked all night long.
Any of various mechanical devices for holding, gripping, or fastening something, particularly with a tooth-like projection.
A metal support for logs in a fireplace.
The dogs were too hot to touch.
Princeton's WordNet2.2 / 5 votes
dog, domestic dog, Canis familiarisnoun
a member of the genus Canis (probably descended from the common wolf) that has been domesticated by man since prehistoric times; occurs in many breeds
"the dog barked all night"
a dull unattractive unpleasant girl or woman
"she got a reputation as a frump"; "she's a real dog"
informal term for a man
"you lucky dog"
cad, bounder, blackguard, dog, hound, heelnoun
someone who is morally reprehensible
"you dirty dog"
heel, firedog, wienerwurst, hound, weenie, frank, frankfurter, hotdog, cad, hound dog, detent, pawl, bounder, wiener, frump, computer-aided design, click, hot dog, blackguard, dog-iron, domestic dog, andiron, leaper
frank, frankfurter, hotdog, hot dog, dog, wiener, wienerwurst, weenienoun
a smooth-textured sausage of minced beef or pork usually smoked; often served on a bread roll
pawl, detent, click, dognoun
a hinged catch that fits into a notch of a ratchet to move a wheel forward or prevent it from moving backward
heel, wienerwurst, click, hound, weenie, clink, frank, frankfurter, hotdog, cad, detent, pawl, bounder, wiener, frump, firedog, mouse click, suction stop, hot dog, blackguard, dog-iron, domestic dog, andiron
andiron, firedog, dog, dog-ironverb
metal supports for logs in a fireplace
"the andirons were too hot to touch"
chase, chase after, trail, tail, tag, give chase, dog, go after, trackverb
go after with the intent to catch
"The policeman chased the mugger down the alley"; "the dog chased the rabbit"
give chase, quest for, traverse, pass over, chase after, cut through, cover, shack, chamfer, mark, get over, chase, drop back, cut across, tail, furrow, go after, get across, trail, train, bob, get behind, label, track, pursue, cross, tag, quest after, drag, dock, hang back, drop behind
canis familiaris is the scientific name of a dog.
in doggolingo, doggo is dog, pupper is puppy, fat boi is fat dog, and so on.
who's a good doggo?
a hunting dogSubmitted by 12495704 on December 2, 2020
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They can also be a huge component of structure; helping the dog with their routine, walking the dog, feeding the dog, responsibility, the motivation, for some families, the dog can also be the companion when their sleeping, so they [parents] no longer have to be in the same room because they will now depend on the dog to alert them to a seizure.
Bershadker said. A dog fostered and then adopted during COVID-19 pandemic. With regardto adoption, Bershadker noted the ASPCA saw an initial spike in adoptions in March when the pandemic began, but saw numbers slowly start to plateau or decrease due to shelter closures and the slow nature of virtual adoption as quarantine progressed. This is partly due to the fact that, out of an abundance of caution related to the COVID-19 crisis across New York City, we closed the ASPCA Adoption Center to the public and worked hard to move the majority of the animals in our care into foster homes, Bershadker explained. LAW ENFORCEMENT CHAPLAIN, THERAPY DOG CARE FOR FRONTLINE WORKERS DURING CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC The Humane Society has experienced similar trends. Weve definitely had an increased interest in adoptions, said Christina Hill, communications director for the Humane Society. But the virtual adoption process takes much longer to complete than our standard pre-COVID process. We also stopped intake, like many shelters have, at the recommendation of national veterinary and sheltering groups, and fewer in equals fewer out. A cat currently available for adoption from the Atlanta Humane Society. During the week of March 7, around when the COVID-19 crisis began in the U.S., there were 17,930 pet adoptions. The week of May 2, there were 11,938 pet adoptions, showing about a 33 percent decrease in adoptions from the start of the pandemic to this month. Butthe percentage of pets entering foster care is up. There were 32,962 pets in foster care the week of March 7, and as of May 8, there were 47,856 --a 45 percent increase. PUPPIES FROM GEORGIA ANIMAL SHELTER VISIT AQUARIUM DURING CORONAVIRUS LOCKDOWN Jane Chiavelli is one quarantiner who decided this was the time to foster a dog. Ive grown up with dogs, and since Im working from home right now, I wanted to do something good and different, Chiavelli said. She decided to foster her dog, Gus, at the start of April, about one month into quarantine. Jane Chiavelli and her dog, Gus, who she fostered before adopting during COVID-19 pandemic.br I sent in an application to English Springer Rescue America and had a phone interview. Normally they come to inspect your house, but given social distancing, I sent pictures of my apartment and dog park. They matched me with Gus to foster, and I drove to [South Carolina]to pick him up, Chiavelli said. After a few weeks quarantining with Gus, she knew she had to adopt. I realized how perfect he was for me and couldnt imagine giving him up, she said. CAN PETS COME DOWN WITH CORONAVIRUS? Chiavelli said, based on her experience, she encourages everyone to foster pets and consider adoption. Do it, she said. I think its a great opportunity to do something good, and also an opportunity to have some nice company. A cat adopted during the COVID-19 pandemic. Shelters across the country have implemented innovative solutions to make situations like Chiavellis possible, while ensuring the safety of their staff, animals, and communities. Many animal shelters have been leaning on technology to facilitate online adoptions to continue safely moving dogs and cats out of the shelter and into homes.
It came to me that every time I lose a dog they take a piece of my heart with them, and every new dog who comes into my life gifts me with a piece of their heart. If I live long enough, all the components of my heart will be dog, and I will become as generous and loving as they are.
In some ways, there's a big debate about whether you should adopt a puppy or an older dog, and there are advantages to both. If you adopt a puppy, you've got to housebreak, you have to train, et cetera. On the other hand, you get to mold that dog a little bit more, when you adopt an adult dog, you're getting a package you don't necessarily know what's inside, but you don't have to house train and so forth, and a lot of shelters have the previous owner write up a detailed account of that dog.
Yesterday I was a dog. Today I'm a dog. Tomorrow I'll probably still be a dog. Sigh There's so little hope for advancement.
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