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2011-01-26 12:25:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- USA Network announced today that the 135th WESTMINSTER KENNEL CLUB DOG SHOW, presented by Pedigree®, will air February 14th and 15th at 8/7c. David Frei will be co-hosting with NBC Sports analyst Mary Carillo. Also joining the team will be NBC Sports' Tiffany Simons as a sideline reporter. On Monday, February 14, USA will air the first hour of the show at 8pm and will then switch over to CNBC for the 9-11pm ET/PT portion of the...

2009-06-05 16:06:00

HOUSTON, June 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The 32nd annual Reliant Park World Series of Dog Shows -- taking place in Houston's Reliant Center, Thursday, July 16, through Sunday, July 19, 2009, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. -- will play host to "Stump," the reigning Westminster Kennel Club champion and Houston native. Stump will greet the crowd, give out pawtographs and pose for photos on Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. only. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090605/DA28656) "Stump," a...

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2009-02-11 09:25:00

Stump, a 10-year-old Sussex spaniel, was top dog at the 133rd Annual Westminster Kennel Club show in New York, taking home Best in Show honors. The dog, officially named Ch. Clussexx Three D. Grinchy Glee, is the first Sussex spaniel to win the top prize at Westminster, The New York Times reported, although the breed was among the first to be recognized by the American Kennel Club. I didn't know who he was or how old he was, Judge Sari Brewster Tietjen said after the show Tuesday. He's just...

2009-01-21 08:45:00

-- AKC Celebrates 125th Anniversary With a Look Back at First AKC Registered Breeds in History -- NEW YORK, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the 18th consecutive year, the Labrador Retriever is the most popular purebred dog in America, according to 2008 registration statistics released today by the American Kennel Club(R) (AKC). But, while more than twice as many Labs were registered last year than any other breed, making it a likely leader for many years to come, the Bulldog continues...

2008-07-08 09:01:01

To: ENERGY EDITORS Contact: Media, Rosalind Jackson of Antenna Group for Fat Spaniel Technologies, +1-415-977-1923, rosalind@antennagroup.com SAN JOSE, Calif., July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Attendees of Intersolar North America 2008 will have the opportunity to learn about both existing and new capabilities available from Fat Spaniel Technologies, the market leader in monitoring and reporting services for distributed renewable energy systems. At the event, the company will showcase its growing...


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2008-07-07 22:06:32

The Russian Spaniel was bred according to Russian hunting requirements following World War II. The breed is a cross of various European spaniel breeds. The breed is similar to a Cocker Spaniel, but taller with a longer body.

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2008-05-27 13:16:11

The Japanese Chin is a small spaniel and the breed of Japanese royalty. They originated in the Sichuan Province of China. The breed was made famous in England and America during the 19th and 20th centuries. The Japanese Chin weighs 4 to 15 pounds and stands 8 to 11 inches high. It has an oriental, flattened face and large, wide-set eyes. The coat of the breed is long and silky and can be black and white, lemon and white, red and white, or, rarely, black and white with tan points. It also...

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2008-05-24 15:17:21

The French Spaniel is both a pointing and retrieving hunting breed. It was originally used in 14th century France for falconry and net hunting. During the 19th century, the breed had a close call with extinction; however a French priest reestablished the breed. The breed is thought to be related to several other hunting breeds. The breed stands 21 to 24 inches high and weighs 50 to 70 pounds, making it one of the largest Spaniel breeds. Its coat is flat over most of the body, but slightly...

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2008-05-22 19:39:44

The English Springer Spaniel is a hunting dog used for flushing and retrieving game. It was first recognized as separate from other Spaniels in the 1800s. Prior to the use of guns for hunting game, the English Springer Spaniel would "spring" a game bird into the air where a trained hawk or falcon would retrieve it for the hunter. Even though the hawks and falcons were eventually replaced by guns, the English Springer Spaniel continued as a hunting companion. The breed is not only excellent at...

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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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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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