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working dogs

breeds or individuals that are bred for or trained to do specific tasks that help humans in some way, such as guide dogs for the blind, sledge or cart dogs, police or guard dogs, and livestock tending dogs. In some dog classification systems used for competition, this group includes only those breeds that work livestock, e.g. Collie, Australian cattle dog, Australian kelpie, German Shepherd dog, Shetland sheepdog, Old English sheepdog, Hungarian puli and Welsh corgi, while other 'working dog' breeds, such as the Rottweiler and St. Bernard, are utility dogs.
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Working Dogs for Conservation uses the same strategies to train their canine conservationists to sniff out invasive species.
Military working dogs are also eligible or aeromedical evacuation (AE) out of the theater, however, for CWDs it is the responsibility of the owning entity to evacuate them from theater.
One of the least-discussed subjects in the military and the United States is the loss of our unsung hero, the military working dog (MWD).
Sharif DeLarge as the military working dog waits for the command.
Private Zina Saunders, a dog handler with 1 Military Working Dogs, part of 32 Engineer Group, looks after two dogs - Hazel, who works as a search dog, and Urban, a force protection dog.
The disease is carried by rats and therefore working dogs are much more likely to come in contact with them.
Working at Norma's home in Barry, Ugo is a Dog for the Disabled - a working dog provided by the charity of the same name to help make Norma's life better.
Going back to working dogs in Afghanistan, we only work the dogs 20 minutes or less if the weather is very hot.
Averages Overall av pounds 1,762; Working dogs 300gns-5,400gns, av pounds 1.
RSM: "As a handler of two working dogs I wholeheartedly support this move.
During the last three years, 102 Security Working Dogs (SWDs) were provided to the Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs) including Punjab Police, Pakistan Rangers and Custom Department.
Check out an interactive feature on working dogs at this NOVA site: http://www.