English setter

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English setter,

breed of large sporting dogsporting dog,
classification used by breeders and kennel clubs to designate dogs bred for pointing, flushing, and retrieving game. These dogs hunt by air scent—as opposed to most hounds, which are ground scenters—and their quarry is primarily game birds.
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 developed over hundreds of years in England. It stands about 25 in. (63.5 cm) high at the shoulder and weighs about 60 lb (27.2 kg). Its flat or slightly wavy coat of medium-length, silky hair forms fringes of longer hair, or feathers, on the dog's underside, ears, chest, legs, and tail. Its coat may be colored black, tan, and white; combinations of lemon, liver, orange, blue, or black with white; and solid white. A coloration composed of white flecked with another color is called belton. Although setters were originally trained to crouch down, or set, in front of game to allow the hunter to capture it with a net, the increasing popularity of shooting game birds on the wing led to the training of setters to point. They are so trained today. See dogdog,
carnivorous, domesticated wolf (Canis lupus familiaris) of the family Canidae, to which the jackal, fox, and tanuki also belong. The family Canidae is sometimes referred to as the dog family, and its characteristics, e.g.
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Laverack said that as he looked at the portraits of his predecessors on his office walls and thought of crises the bank has weathered in its 142-year history, he thought, "This is different, but we'll work hard and get through it."
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It wouldn't be until Purcell Llewellin got his hands on a few of Laverack's dogs to start his own different-but-similar lines, and the eventual late 1800s, that the breed would eventually make its way across the pond to America.
Wales' abundance of twowheeled talent will be out in force with back-to-back under-23 timetrial champion Scott Davies, last year's under-23 road winner Ed Laverack, Owain Doull, Dan Pearson, Yanto Barker, Rob Partridge, Dale Appleby, Jon Mould, Stephen Williams and Sam Harrison among those in the field.
Wales' abundance of two-wheeled talent will be out in force with back-toback under-23 time-trial champion Scott Davies, last year's under-23 road winner Ed Laverack, Owain Doull, Dan Pearson, Yanto Barker, Rob Partridge, Dale Appleby, Jon Mould, Stephen Williams and Sam Harrison among those in the field.
Laverack held as most important in life: Dedication and generosity -- specifically, being generous with one's time, one's love and one's life.
Among them, some from Laverack (2001,2005) where nine areas must be taken into account in order to build the empowerment and the community abilities: (1) improve the participation, (2) local leadership development, (3) increase the capacity for problems evaluation, (4) encourage the ability of "asking why", (5) to build organizational empowerment structures, (6) increase the source mobilization, (7) strengthen links with other organizations or persons, (8) to create a fair relation with outside agents and (9) to increase the control over programme management.
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Laverack (2007) asserts that the concepts have a symbiotic relationship with health promotion focussing on influencing political agendas that will positively influence health, while health education uses education strategies to facilitate changes to health behaviours.
Laverack (the South Australian Community Health Research Unit) describes how health activism has been used in the past to take action against perpetrators of social injustice and health inequality, and shows how it can be used now and in the future to help people take more control of their lives.