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2006-05-23 07:23:04

PORTLAND, Oregon (Reuters) - An Oregon man has filed a $1.6 million "loss of companionship" claim against a neighbor who ran over his family's 13-year-old dog, Grizz. Raymond Weaver ran over the golden retriever and cocker spaniel mix in 2004 with a pick-up truck, forcing the owner, Mark Greenup, to have the animal euthanized, according to a lawsuit by Greenup. Greenup, whose claim is usually reserved for the loss of a spouse, says the dog provided each member of his family with...

2006-05-22 16:38:44

PORTLAND, Oregon (Reuters) - An Oregon man has filed a $1.6 million "loss of companionship" claim against a neighbor who ran over his family's 13-year-old dog, Grizz. Raymond Weaver ran over the golden retriever and cocker spaniel mix in 2004 with a pick-up truck, forcing the owner, Mark Greenup, to have the animal euthanized, according to a lawsuit by Greenup. Greenup, whose claim is usually reserved for the loss of a spouse, says the dog provided each member of his family with...


Latest American Water Spaniel Reference Libraries

Tweed Water Spaniel
2013-06-19 12:34:24

The Tweed water spaniel, also known as the Tweed spaniel or the Ladykirk Spaniel, is a breed of domestic dog that went extinct in the nineteenth century. This breed is thought to have been developed near the River Tweed, close to the borders of Scotland, and was most likely created by breeding the St. John's water dog with local dogs, although this cannot be proven. This breed is known for helping develop the golden retriever and curly coated retriever breeds. The Tweed water spaniel was a...

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2008-05-27 23:02:19

The Nova Scotia Duck-Tolling Retriever was developed in Nova Scotia during the 20th century to toll waterfowl. The breed's tolling methods of hunting are unique: it splashes in the water which lures curious waterfowl toward the dog. The hunter calls the dog back once the birds are in range, which causes the birds to fly, allowing the hunter a shot. The Duck-Tolling Retriever then retrieves the downed birds. The breed's ancestry likely includes the Golden Retriever, Cocker Spaniel, and the...

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2008-05-24 22:07:54

The Golden Retriever is a hunting breed developed in Scotland during the 1800s. The breed was created due to a need for a specialist retriever following improvements to guns which left birds being downed at distances too far for most dogs to track. It loves water, and is excellent at retrieving killed waterfowl as well as upland game. Today it is not only used for hunting, but also for narcotics detection, search and rescue, guiding, as well as for companionship. Today, it is one of the most...

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2008-05-22 19:15:20

The English Setter is a hunting breed, originally bred nearly 400 years ago to point upland game birds. Its endurance and athleticism make it proficient for hunting. The English Setter is a cross between the Springer Spaniel, Water Spaniel and Spanish Pointer. The English Setter stands 24 to 27 inches tall and weighs 60 to 80 pounds. The coat of the breed is flat, feathered, and long. It is predominantly white with specks of other colors. The colors include blue belton, orange belton,...

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2007-12-18 12:23:22

The Barbet is a medium-sized French gun dog. It is thought to be the source of the various water dog breeds, such as the Portuguese Water Dog, American Water Spaniel, and the Poodle. The Barbet weighs between 37 and 61 pounds and stands 20 to 25 inches tall, although breeders try to keep the Barbet's height toward the lower end of the scale. The coat of the Barbet is long, wooly, and curly. It can be black, chestnut, grey, fawn and white with or without markings. The breed is...

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