Amphicyonidae

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Amphicyonidae

[¦am·fə·sī¦än·ə‚dē]
(paleontology)
A family of extinct giant predatory carnivores placed in the infraorder Miacoidea by some authorities.
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She lives with her sixty-something father, a professor of popular culture at the University of Victoria, and Shogun, her rescue border collie, a 44-pound half-Karelian bear dog She has her own demons: trying to find the answer to her mother's disappearance ten years earlier, still haunting Holly and her father.
My mighty brave bear dog stayed by me the whole time.
The Spitz group has many variations including larger types such as the Alaskan Husky and Japanese Akita, as well as Finnish and German varieties, through to the exotic Karelian Bear Dog, Chinese Foo Dog and Japanese Shiba Inu, which looks like a fox.
Ever the scientist, Brown had an interest in finding low-calorie, nutritional treats for the dogs he bred, and this would lead him to create and market his own: the Charlee Bear Dog Treat.
He says a series of financial blunders, including overspending, led to his losing the trademark on Charlee Bear Dog Treats to Wixon Industries of Wisconsin.
During the melee, the bear mortally wounded Holt's favorite hound, Remas--the most celebrated bear dog in the Mississippi Delta.
Another method for hunting bears is employing the use of trained bear dogs.
It took biologist Carrie Hunt and a team of Karelian Bear Dogs to teach a life-saving lesson to problem bears.
To prevent the needless killing of aggressive bears that no longer fend for themselves, rangers in parks such as Glacier depend on the efforts of the nonprofit Wind River Bear Institute and bear biologist Carrie Hunts with her team of 60-pound Karelian bear dogs.
I should have have been worried when my guide told me in broken English that he had the best darn polar bear dogs in Canada.