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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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.
1: Llandderfel sheepdog trials (Class 1, 2 & 3).
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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.
Summary: A three-legged sheepdog has been crowned farm dog of the year.
The American Kennel Club recently added the Cane Corso, Icelandic Sheepdog and Leonberger as the 165th, 166th and 167th AKC recognized breeds.
AN EIGHT-week-old sheepdog is helping keep Merseyside's sand dunes under control.
He has been doing it since he could walk and his parents, Carol and Albert, say that instead of a dummy, he was given a sheepdog whistle as a baby.