Backstage in the “puppy Room,” the matchmaking has already begun.
This passage works best if, while you're reading it, you listen to Donny Osmond sing "puppy Love."
The puppy Bowl would be a good obvious choice, with the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show as a close second.
A fluffy, black, 1-year-old puppy with a powerful last name won the Internet on Monday.
I was just a puppy when the movie came out, but years later, I was in Endless Summer 2.
Saxe Gotha responded to the greeting with a puppy gambol, and devoured the beef with gusto.
And after the old man passed out the puppy got real, chummy with me.
Although he was nearly two years old Jock was a puppy at heart.
And in spite of that—and what child would not be pleased to have a puppy for his very own?
He was playing along with Joey and the little dog at the time, and teaching the puppy to learn tricks.
late 15c., "woman's small pet dog," of uncertain origin but likely from Middle French poupée "doll, toy" (see puppet). Meaning shifted from "toy dog" to "young dog" (1590s), replacing Middle English whelp. In early use in English puppet and puppy were not always distinct from each other. Also used about that time in sense of "vain young man." Puppy-dog first attested 1590s (in Shakespeare, puppi-dogges). Puppy love is from 1823. Puppy fat is from 1937.