Dandie Dinmont terrier

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Dandie Dinmont terrier

(dăn`dē dĭn`mŏnt), breed of hardy, long-bodied terrierterrier,
classification used by breeders and kennel clubs to designate dogs originally bred to start small game and vermin from their burrows or, in the case of several breeds in this group, to go to earth and kill their prey. Today these dogs are raised chiefly as pets.
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 developed in England and Scotland and first recorded as a distinct type in the very early 18th cent. It stands from 8 to 11 in. (20.3–27.9 cm) high at the shoulder and weighs from 18 to 24 lb (8.1–10.9 kg). The double coat consists of a mixture of soft and harsh hair about 2 in. (5.1 cm) long that gives it a crisp but not wiry texture and appearance. Its color may be pepper or mustard. Like most of the other terriers from England's northern Border districts, the Dandie Dinmont was bred to go to ground (i.e., go into an animal's den or underground shelter) in the hunting of such game as otters, badgers, and foxes. Today it is raised principally as a pet. See dogdog,
carnivorous, domesticated wolf (Canis lupus familiaris) of the family Canidae, to which the jackal and fox also belong. The family Canidae is sometimes referred to as the dog family, and its characteristics, e.g.
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The gypsies are said to have combined a whippet and a Dandy Dinmont to develop a dog with the now-familiar characteristics of the Bedlington Terrier.
Leading prices: Bullocks ( Limousin pounds 695, pounds 685 pounds 665 pounds 635, pounds 630, pounds 598 Church Style, pounds 688 The Knarr, pounds 655 Home Farm Birkby, pounds 645, pounds 600, pounds 585 Peter House Farm, pounds 635 Dandy Dinmont, pounds 570 Bassentwaite Hall, pounds 568 Loweswater, pounds 560 (x2) Grange Grassing, Belgian Blue pounds 670, pounds 615 The Knarr, pounds 635 Dandy Dinmont, pounds 630 (x2) Abbey House, Blonde d' Aquitaine pounds 635 Chapel House Farm, Charolais pounds 600 (x3) Parkhead Farm, Holstein Friesian pounds 520 (x2), pounds 435 (x2) Dockray Farm.
The nearest I have come to a Dandy Dinmont was Cassoulet (Cass for short).