Meaning of working dog in English:

working dog


  • A dog trained to work with livestock.

    ‘many graziers rely on working dogs to help round up goats’
    • ‘The military working dogs have been invaluable for deterring criminal activity in the newly independent country.’
    • ‘She said cacti could injure livestock and working dogs and contaminate wool.’
    • ‘A good neighbour lent us his working dogs.’
    • ‘During the time that the baits were out, our three working dogs were on the chain.’
    • ‘His job reflects his deep knowledge and pure love of working dogs.’
    • ‘One year, the working dogs disappeared the day before shearing.’
    • ‘The Working Dog of the Year Competition is something very important for Australia.’
    • ‘Just submit a photo and 100 words or less about your working dog, and you could be the winner of a range of great prize.’
    • ‘Working dogs should not be forced to perform over and over again or left chained in the sun for hundreds of strangers to tease.’
    • ‘It was a great day of competitions and interaction between professional working dogs and their handlers.’