Recent Examples of retriever from the Web
This is the man who brought a black labrador retriever to his meeting with the cynophobic German chancellor Angela Merkel.
The pregnant golden retriever-chow mix, who is believed to be between 2 and 4 years old according to WDAF –
The breed to rank third-highest on the county’s bite list was the Labrador retriever with 22 bites, according to Broward’s Animal Care and Adoption Division.
The black Lab-golden retriever mix has replaced Tolan's cane and allows him to travel on the train into Chicago and on public buses to get around town.
Imagine having a golden retriever-sized cat, with the same sunny disposition.
A third therapy dog – a Golden retriever named Finn – was used for a year or so at Novi Middle School.
An officer found a black Labrador retriever running loose and took it to the shelter.
People knelt to pet golden retrievers with therapy dog vests.
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First Known Use of retriever
RETRIEVER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of retriever for English Language Learners
: a dog that is used for retrieving birds or animals that have been shot by a hunter
RETRIEVER Defined for Kids
Definition of retriever for Students
: a dog that has a water-resistant coat and is skilled in retrieving game
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