Lassie


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Lassie

canine star of popular film and TV series. [TV: Terrace, II, 13–15; Radio: Buxton, 135]
See: Dogs
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ME WITH OUR LASS Pal in 1954 photo from Lassie series
Jeff has teamed up with Lassie, the world's most famous dog!
That night, most of the 100-plus girls who signed up to play Lassie League received their uniforms and also participated in a series of drills.
LOOKING FOR A HOME: Collies Flossie and Lassie, left, whose owners have died, and boxers Louis and Max, below, the former pets of a homeless man, are looking to settle down with new families
Operation Lassie, a surprise health and welfare inspection of barracks and privately owned vehicles (POVs) at the 15th Signal Brigade, took place on 31 May 2006.
Lassie's come home--and with her own product placement deal.
Though property owners increasingly have been making deals with private label manufacturers, who then can offer a private label with a recognizable icon to a retail client, Classic Media took a different course with Lassie.
NEW YORK -- Perhaps the most famous pot in the world, Lassie, has been recruited to help supermarkets win back share of the pot food business from pet superstores.
For my dog, Lizzie, that day came a couple of weeks ago when I took her to the W Hotel in New York city to meet Lassie. It was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see a genuine superstar, a very special canine who not only has achieved fame for her talent and heroics, but is beloved by children and adults across the globe.
COLLIE dog Lassie has been named Britain's favourite small-screen pet.
LASSIE (PG, also to buy DVD pounds 19.99) also comes bounding back, six decades after the original 1943 movie Lassie Come Home starred Elizabeth Taylor and Roddy McDowall.