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1A dog's kennel.
- ‘The exhibit's grand finale was a gala auction of the winning doghouses that raised money for the SPCA and the museum.’
- ‘Shadow crawled farther back into his doghouse.’
- ‘Joe built the large doghouse to keep them dry and comfortable in bad weather.’
- ‘The grounds featured temple-shaped doghouses and pools on which Ward floated models of Roman ships.’
- ‘Many of the 125 new items will help your new pets feel right at home, including a doghouse, birdcage and litter box.’
- ‘I regard organized religion in much the same way a turtle regards a doghouse - I'm pretty well covered, thank you, so let's just keep ignoring each other.’
- ‘The organization has spent well over a quarter of a million dollars to improve the facilities, build and deliver doghouses for animals left outside in all weather.’
- ‘Would you spend four grand on a doghouse or plunk down a few hundred for a cat stroller?’
- ‘Living space does not include a structure, such as a doghouse, in which an animal is not confined, or a cage, crate, or other structure in which the animal is temporarily confined.’
- ‘It's about this big, and it shows the cartoon dog on top of the doghouse lying there, and his owner standing next to him with a little bowl of food.’
- ‘The next morning, Billy makes a doghouse for his pups.’
- ‘The City Council approved a law that requires dog owners to waterproof all doghouses and equip them with bedding and self-closing doors or flaps.’
- ‘This year's statues will feature the cartoon dog lying atop his doghouse with his feathered friend, Woodstock, on his stomach.’
- ‘He motioned to a part of the stall where hay blanketed the floor and a cozy doghouse resided in the corner.’
- ‘He lives both in and out of the house, with a fenced yard and an outdoor doghouse where he sleeps except in the coldest weather.’
- ‘Bray, their beagle, was tied to a doghouse nearby.’
- ‘But most dogs seem to appreciate having a shelter of their own, such as a doghouse.’
- ‘There was a doghouse built as a miniature carbon copy in the side yard, and Emily saw a black lab huddled inside of it.’
- ‘I once knew an Episcopalian lady in Newport, Rhode Island, who asked me to design and build a doghouse for her Great Dane.’
- ‘Finally, Nicholas packed all his stuff inside the doghouse he bought and handed Kathleen the puppy to carry while he carried their things.’
- 1.1Sailing A raised area at the after end of a yacht's coachroof, providing standing room.
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