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see Scottish deerhoundScottish deerhound,
breed of tall hound developed in Scotland in the 16th and 17th cent. It stands from 28 to 32 in. (71.1–81.3 cm) high at the shoulder and weighs from 75 to 110 lb (34.0–49.9 kg).
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TREADING THE BOARDS: Deerhound cross Ria (above) and (left) with actor Andrew Melville on stage in The Two Gentlemen of Verona Pictures: ROB TYSALL
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Other British breeds at risk of dying out include the deerhound and the Dandie Dinmont terrier, named after a Sir Walter Scott character.
The other day, Shona, our Scottish deerhound, ate one of my home- made lasagnes.
Howling Siberian huskies greet me vigorously, a stringy deerhound puppy sneaks over for a pat, a tall and hairy Alaskan malamute sniffs eagerly and, somewhere nearby, I'm told, are a couple of pedigree New Zealand border collies and a collection of tiny, clipped lhasa apsos.
ASK any Deerhound owner and they'll tell you big is beautiful.
The deerhound made himself comfortable on Nick's bunk and was a blessed source of warmth to curl up against.
A boy is shown hanging up a stocking on a kennel, then leaving his deerhound out in the wind and snow.
Lassie Dear is dam of Deerhound and Foxhound by Belong To Me's sire Danzig, while a very short list of her sons and grandsons features AP Indy, Lemon Drop Kid, Honor Grades (by Danzig), Summer Squall and recent Group 3 Coventry Stakes winner Statue Of Liberty.
The deerhound bore him faithful company, making little of the snow-covered miles.
And deerhound Duke is also hoping someone will take him in to make his last few years as comfortable as possible.