toy dog

Any of several breeds of small dog, kept as pets

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  • Toy dog — traditionally refers to a very small dog or a grouping of small and very small breeds of dog. Toy dog Groups may be of many different dog types. Groups are a way for show giving kennel clubs to place dogs of similar size and/or function together… …   Wikipedia

  • toy dog — noun any of several breeds of very small dogs kept purely as pets • Syn: ↑toy • Hypernyms: ↑dog, ↑domestic dog, ↑Canis familiaris • Hyponyms: ↑Chihuahua, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • toy dog — /ˈtɔɪ dɒg/ (say toy dog) noun a very small dog, either a lapdog, or a version of a hunting or working dog, bred down in size, often to create a pet dog …   Australian English dictionary

  • toy dog — one of any of several breeds of very small dogs, as the Yorkshire terrier, English toy spaniel, Shih Tzu, and Pomeranian. [1800 10] * * * Any of several breeds of dogs that were bred to be small, portable, good natured companions. Toy dogs were… …   Universalium

  • Toy Group — is the name of a breed Group of dogs, used by kennel clubs to classify a defined collection of dog breeds. Toy Group does not necessarily refer to one particular type of dog. Most major English language kennel clubs include a Toy Group although… …   Wikipedia

  • Toy Manchester Terrier — doing agility Other names Toy Manchester Terrier Country of origin England, United Kingdom Traits …   Wikipedia

  • dog — dogless, adj. doglike, adj. /dawg, dog/, n., v., dogged, dogging. n. 1. a domesticated canid, Canis familiaris, bred in many varieties. 2. any carnivore of the dogfamily Canidae, having prominent canine teeth and, in the wild state, a long and… …   Universalium

  • Toy (disambiguation) — A toy is an object used in play.Toy may also refer to:*Dog toy, a toy for dogs to play with *Toy dog, one of many very small breeds of dog *Toy (chewing gum), a popular Swedish chewing gum *Sex toy, a sexually used item *Small metal goods… …   Wikipedia

  • dog — n. 1) to breed; keep dogs 2) to walk a dog (on a leash) 3) to muzzle a dog 4) to curb one s dog 5) a mad, rabid; stray; vicious; wild dog 6) a bird (AE), gun (BE); Eskimo; guard (BE); guide, seeing eye; hunting; pet; police; sheep; toy dog;… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • dog — Synonyms and related words: Afghan hound, Alaskan malamute, Bedlington terrier, Border terrier, Boston bull, Cairn terrier, Chihuahua, Dalmatian, Doberman pinscher, English toy spaniel, Eskimo dog, Gordon setter, Great Dane, Great Pyrenees, Kerry …   Moby Thesaurus

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