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(po͝ol`ē, pyo͞o`lē) (pl. pulik), a breed of wiry, medium-sized working dogworking dog,
classification used by breeders and kennel clubs to designate dogs raised by humans to herd cattle and sheep, as draft animals, as message dispatchers in wartime, in police and rescue work, as guardians of persons and property, or as guides (see guide dog) for the
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 developed nearly 1,000 years ago in Hungary. It stands from 16 to 18 in. (40.6–45.7 cm) high at the shoulder and weighs from 25 to 35 lb (11.3–15.9 kg). The weather-resistant double coat is composed of soft, woolly underhairs and a moderately harsh, long, slightly curled outercoat that tends to become tangled and matted, producing a characteristically corded appearance when not groomed. Its usual color is a faded black, but it may also be white or various shades of gray. Raised for centuries in its native Hungary to herd sheep, today the puli is kept principally as a watchdog and companion. 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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an ancient Hungarian breed of sheep dog. Pulik stand 35 to 50 cm high. Their coat, which can be black, brown, or gray, is long and coarse and forms locks, or cords, over the entire body. Pulik are used in Europe, the US, and New Zealand for pasturing sheep. In the USSR, they are raised in kennels in Stavropol’ Krai and Kazakhstan.

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And Pulis appreciates the size of the task at hand in trying to nullify Harry Kane and Co.
Reidy told me about how Pulis works and how he has his ideas and sticks to the systems and methods he knows work.
Baggies boss Pulis has held crunch talks with Berahino after the striker tweeted (below) he would go on strike over a failed move to Tottenham.
At least closer to the opening match against Manchester City, Pulis was able to bring in Wales international James Chester and start his chase for Liverpool's Rickie Lambert.
Mourinho and his men may now be looking to dominate for years to come, but Pulis insisted ahead of his side's clash with the the newlycrowned champions tomorrow that the challenge for the Premier League will only intensify next term.
No-nonsense Pulis stamped his authority at the Hawthorns in the days following his appointment, with several longserving Baggies backroom boys being shown the door.
Kemp was Pulis' assistant at the Britannia Stadium and Crystal Palace and watched Albion's 1-1 draw at West Ham United on New Year's Day, when Pulis was named head coach.
Less than 48 hours before Palace begin their Barclays Premier League campaign at Arsenal, Pulis, whose appointment last November triggered a remarkable run from likely relegation to comfortable survival, departed the Selhurst Park club.
Pulis, 56, joined the club as manager last November and lifted them out of the relegation zone to an 11th-placed finish.
It is the revival of Chamakh that has caught the eye - and Pulis revealed that he was an isolated figure when he joined the club.
The Eagles are set to face Liverpool's ferocious duo Luis Suarez and Daniel Sturridge, who have scored 50 league goals between them this campaign, and Pulis wants his players to relish the challenge.
TONY Pulis has been left frustrated by a fixture pile-up that could see Crystal Palace's international players feature in three matches in just six days.