utility dogs

utility dogs

those used for some tasks that are helpful to man; sometimes called working dogs. In some classification systems used for competitions, this is a separate group that includes the Alaskan malamute, Bull mastiff, Doberman pinscher, Newfoundland, Rottweiler and St. Bernard.
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Utility dogs, for those not in the know, are creatures that can play football in more than one position.
Toy and utility dogs are among the first breeds in the spotligh.
Clare Balding (above), Ben Fogle and Matt Baker are your hosts for the first day of coverage from the competition, which kicks off with toy and utility dogs.
Last year's winner was the fourlegged feather-duster called a Tibetan Terrier, and as the toy dogs and utility dogs enter the ring on day one, will this year's champ be a little chi-wow-wow-wow-wow?

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