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Word List: Pets

breed

Word List: Pets

a group of domestic animals that comes from the same ancestry

Labradors and German Shepherds are a popular breed of large dogs.

dog poo

Word List: Pets

poop from a dog (dog poop)

In the United States there is a law that you must pick up your dog’s poo in public places.

dog sit/cat sit

Word List: Pets

when a family asks someone to take care of their pet while they are away

I asked my teenage neighbor to dog-sit while we go to Hawaii on vacation.

labradoodle

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a dog that is a cross between a Labrador and a standard size poodle

I think labradoodles are 'kinda' cute.

mutt/a mutt

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a dog that is a mix of two or more breeds

My family's mutts have all been great dogs!

pet

Word List: Pets

an animal, most commonly a dog or a cat, that is considered part of the family and may even sleep indoors

We have three pets – a dog, a cat, and a bird. Sometimes it gets a little crazy around the house when they are all together.

pet sitter

Word List: Pets

a person who takes care of someone’s animal(s) while the owner is away

My neighbor’s daughter does the best job of pet sitting my cats.

pooper scooper

Word List: Pets

a tool used to pick up dog poop in the yard

Using a pooper scooper makes the job easier.