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On arrival in Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, ramp personnel working flight AS757 inbound from New Orleans International Airport reported that a seven year old female cavalier spaniel named Chillie was not moving and appeared to be lifeless.
While her spaniel whines pitifully for its missing master, her own complex feelings are still working their way to the surface.
How will Pipsy, a purebred spaniel lured here by her duplicitous feline girlfriend, survive?
Even more troubling, the doctor’s dog, a Tibetan spaniel named Bo, had been left unattended in the home.
The smallish, brown-and-white, spaniel-style dogs can be seen in some Dutch Old Master paintings.
One, an English spaniel named Nellie, was embalmed and hermetically sealed beneath the stone terrace of the house, according to an Oct.14, 1912, L.A. Times article, which went on to detail her divorce party.
In retirement, Drinkward kept up his demanding pace, running most mornings with his Brittany spaniels and continuing to play tennis into his 70s.
The construction turned the Delavans’ cocker spaniels, Mable and Della, cranky.
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Origin and Etymology of spaniel
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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: a type of small dog that has long ears and a soft coat
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