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Dogs supposedly trained to detect and respond to potentially life-threatening blood sugar levels in people with diabetes were, in reality, often untrained, un-housebroken puppies with hefty pricetags—currently set at $25,000.
Sherman, discarded by the Seahawks, arrives with bad-puppy baggage — old, banged-up, a rep for being not quite housebroken.
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HOUSEBROKEN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of housebroken for English Language Learners
of an animal : trained to urinate or defecate outside the home or in an acceptable place indoors
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