show dog


: a dog that competes in dog shows

Examples of show dog in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But a prize-winning pumpkin comes down to genetics, like any winning show dog or blue-ribbon cattle at the state fair. Elizabeth Gamillo, Discover Magazine, 23 Oct. 2023 In 2019, a prize-winning show dog went missing at the Atlanta airport. Kelly Yamanouchi The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (tns), al, 28 Aug. 2023 Only certain breeds registered with the American Kennel Club show dogs may be exempt from this ban provided that the owner has documentation. Paige Eichkorn, Arkansas Online, 13 Aug. 2023 Whether your dog is a show dog or simply enjoys playing in the mud, this powerful whitening dog shampoo will leave your pet looking and feeling their best. Amber Smith, Discover Magazine, 11 July 2023 Hotel Transylvania and Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse actor Kathryn Hahn plays Bull’s neighbor and love interest, the glamourous show dog Honey who has an appealingly raunchy side. Scott Roxborough, The Hollywood Reporter, 13 June 2023 With her designer gowns, Saluki show dogs, and a fleet of cars that included an orange Lamborghini, Ms. Bumbry was a presence off stage as well as on. Emily Langer,, 8 May 2023 With her designer gowns, Saluki show dogs and a fleet of cars that included a Rolls-Royce and an orange Lamborghini, Ms. Bumbry was a lustrous presence onstage as well as off. Emily Langer, Washington Post, 8 May 2023 The Black Pearl dogs are also show dogs and some of them do Schutzhund — a dog sport that tests a dog's athleticism, obedience, tracking and guarding skills. Jamie L. Lareau, Detroit Free Press, 11 Apr. 2023 See More

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“Show dog.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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