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pup

1. 
a. a young dog, esp when under one year of age; puppy
b. the young of various other animals, such as the seal
2. in pup (of a bitch) pregnant

PUP

(Potentially Unwanted Program) An application that is installed along with the desired application the user actually asked for. Also called a "barnacle," in most cases, the PUP is spyware, adware or some other unwanted software. However, what makes spyware or adware a PUP rather than pure malware is the fact that the end user license agreement (EULA) does inform the user that this additional program is being installed. Considering hardly anyone ever reads the license agreement, the distinction is a subtle one. See spyware, adware and malware.
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When I am totally satisfied with the pup's reaction to the gunfire associated with the launch, I then use my shoulder-mounted launcher not only to further desensitize the pup to gunfire, but also to train the pup to watch the movement of the gun barrel so that later on he will watch for upland birds or waterfowl based on the gun movement.
n If you are buying a dog that is Kennel Club registered insist on receiving the paperwork with the pup.
If you carefully observe a litter of pups for how they react in various situations during their fifth week, before the onset of fear, and again at nine-10 weeks, when the development of fear has maxed, you get a good picture of each pup's temperament.
Some of these pups weren't looking too good when we rescued them so it's a huge success that we've managed to return them all to the wild.
There's a Pup Pup Boogie happening at Solihull' Touchwood shopping centre and everyone's invited to the party.
We don't check their health but we do monitor mortality rates, so we go out every four days and count the seal pups.
Nevertheless, we believe that these charismatic animals only represent around 50% of the total pups born on the island, and that the actual figures could reach between 500 and 760 pups.
Grey seals can be spotted along the coastline year round, but it is in late summer and autumn when large numbers return to the shores to give birth to their pups.
Now 10-weeks old, the male and female pair of pups are the second group born at the Preserve in two years.
What transpired afterwards is an intense volley of tweets about which facility has the cutest animal pups in their care.
When she explained to me what her goal was--rearing these pups to protect chickens--I cautioned her, as fowl are typically the most difficult to train LGDs on.