raccoon dog

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n raccoon dog small wild dog of eastern Asia having facial markings like those of a raccoon
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Raccoon dog (Zoöl) the tanate.
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Usage

In literature:

During a raccoon-hunt, but little is seen either of the dogs or the game.
"Frank, the Young Naturalist" by Harry Castlemon
A clawing shape shot to the ground, struggled to its feet, but the raccoon was instantly smothered in a snarling pyramid of dogs.
"The Three Black Pennys" by Joseph Hergesheimer
He will tree a squirrel, or a raccoon, as readily as the best of sporting dogs.
"Rural Architecture" by Lewis Falley Allen
Ringtail was ready, and for a time there was an inextricable tangle of raccoon and dog.
"Followers of the Trail" by Zoe Meyer
To obtain a satisfactory sight of the raccoon, we must set out into the forest by torchlight, accompanied by dogs, with fowling-piece in hand.
"The Western World" by W.H.G. Kingston
The raccoon knew the dog, from a distance, for the young, unbroken, brown Irish setter which had lately come to the neighbour farm.
"The Watchers of the Trails" by Charles G. D. Roberts
Nevertheless Raccoon Junior preferred their society to that of the boys and dog which instinct warned him to dread above all other foes.
"A Scout of To-day" by Isabel Hornibrook
As soon as a dog falls on a fresh track of the raccoon, he gives notice by a cry, and immediately pursues.
"The American Indians" by Henry R. Schoolcraft
As soon as a dog falls on a fresh track of the raccoon, he gives notice by a cry, and immediately pursues.
"Western Scenes and Reminiscences" by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft
The boys had got up with the dogs, which were baying a Raccoon in a small puddle.
"Audubon and his Journals, Vol. 2" by Maria R. Audubon
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In news:

To the citizens of Paden City, Wetzel County: We are overrun by opossum, raccoons, cats, and dogs.
Her dog was eventually able to drive the raccoons off.
A Washington state woman was viciously attacked by raccoons during a jog with her dog Monday.
Lord & Taylor Bans Raccoon Dog Fur from US Stores.
Rhode Island officials are asking dog owners to make sure their pets are vaccinated against distemper, a normally rare disease that's been confirmed in a raccoon on Prudence Island.
Skunks, bats, raccoons, and foxes are the wild animals most likely to be infected, but stray dogs and cats may also carry the virus.
It's the same if you're a dog and your dentist is a raccoon .
Signs of the rabies virus in skunks, raccoons , cats or dogs consist of foaming at the mouth, drooling saliva, or having an unstable or wobbly walk.
Any mammal can get rabies, but it is more commonly found in raccoons , skunks, foxes, bats, dogs, and cats, according to the BPHC.
Other wild animals, especially skunks and gray and red fox, are more likely than family pets to be infected with rabies because of exposure to raccoons and the widespread vaccination of pet cats, dogs and ferrets.
Raccoon that tangled with dogs was rabid.
A raccoon that attacked two dogs in suburban Richmond has tested positive for rabies.
Henrico County's animal protection unit said Monday the two dogs that ultimately killed the raccoon did not have a valid rabies vaccination.
It's the same if you're a dog and your dentist is a raccoon.
The elaborate scare zone and stage show turns the New York area of the park into a live-action replica of the zombie-infested Capcom video game's Raccoon City, complete with Licker mutants, Cerberus dogs and Tyrant super soldiers.
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