(1) Actually, he walked out on the stage with his dog - a black lab retriever named Abbey.(2) The retriever was stretched out on the back seat, and she wanted to impress upon the dog that he must remain there.(3) Like the good retriever he is, Baxter pulls at the woman's clothing, dragging her into Frank's view.(4) With its streamlined body and long legs, the Mudhol can beat any retriever or gundog from overseas.(5) Hence, she crosses the boundaries between a retriever of ancient treasures and a finder of local Americana.(6) The retriever sniffed with cautious curiosity at the doctor's legs, and Julien stood there, looking passively at the dog.(7) In appearance, the dogs took a number of forms; retriever sized long muzzled hounds, heavily built greyhounds, border collies, Alsatian crosses and some forms of ‘lap dog’, probably small mongrels.(8) It cut its teeth on water rat, badger, otter and fox in its native Yorkshire, England, then proved to be an excellent watchdog and retriever , too.(9) I've lived in a second story apartment for the last 10 years, and we've had several dogs: one basset hound, two Rottweilers, and a flat coated retriever .(10) She pushed Sampson's nose away as the retriever attempted to play with the frenzied bird in the girl's arms.(11) The retriever looked indecisive, constantly bouncing forward to the house, but always stopping short of yanking the leash out of Gale's hand and running back to her side.(12) Others suggested that his service was little more than a résumé retriever - not the kind of in-depth service for which customers would pay top dollar.(13) Lucy, the retriever , seems happily oblivious to everything that's happened and continues to chase after low circling birds.(14) Unitarians saw themselves as the retrievers of a lost purity.(15) He was expected, early in the flight, to land in Portugal or France so the retrievers had been sent off there.(16) Large dogs, such as retrievers , Dobermans, and Rhodesian Ridgebacks, make great running mates because they've been bred to have long, graceful strides and sturdy joints.