sheepdog


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sheepdog:

see working dogworking dog,
classification used by breeders and kennel clubs to designate dogs raised by humans to herd cattle and sheep, as draft animals, as message dispatchers in wartime, in police and rescue work, as guardians of persons and property, or as guides (see guide dog) for the
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sheepdog

1. a dog used for herding sheep
2. any of various breeds of dog reared originally for herding sheep
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Registrations of old English sheepdogs have fallen 67% in 20 years.
Welsh-bred Brenna was crowned the mother of all sheepdogs when she was sold for the impressive sum.
Glendale Agricultural Society secretary Rachael Tait said: "As we are currently in our 125th anniversary year it is very apt that we still place a great emphasis on this event, as sheepdogs were essential for any shepherd 125 years ago, and continue to hold a great importance in the industry today."
Sunday is again sheepdog heats, a sheep show and shearing demonstration, and Skelmanthorpe Brass Band will play in the afternoon.
Aside from the well-known border collie sheepdogs, other herding breeds are dying out, and Teg could help save her breed.
'Will my quirky Welsh Sheepdog save her breed or will it turn into a shaggy dog's tale?'
Dave Grossman divided humans into three categories: Sheep, Wolves, and Sheepdogs. I would suggest that Lt.
"She'll go into the sheepdog trial world after this, where she will do extremely well.
1: Llanarmon DC sheepdog trials (Open & 2nd class).
2011 World Sheepdog Trials More4, 7pm DEPENDING on whether you are fond of pre-Raphaelite poetry or farming-related pastimes (don't all rush forward at once), when you hear the repetition of the words "come by" you'll either think of Christina Rossetti's poem Goblin Market or sheepdog trials, writes Michael Brear.
Virginia Beach, VA, September 12, 2011 --(PR.com)-- Across the nation people are joining in a nationwide memorial event for America's Sheepdog. As well as remembering 9/11, the Brotherhood for Sheepdog is honoring the brave American servicemen and one military dog who died in the August 6th helicopter crash in Afganistan.
The American Kennel Club recently added the Cane Corso, Icelandic Sheepdog and Leonberger as the 165th, 166th and 167th AKC recognized breeds.