sheepdog

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sheepdog

any of various breeds of dogs produced to help manage sheep flocks. Three general types, the herding breeds that bring sheep to the operator, e.g. Border collie, the huntaway breeds that move sheep ahead, e.g. kelpie, and the guarding types that protect the flock from predators, e.g. Komondor.
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LTC Giles is Chief of Surgery, DoD Military Working Dog Veterinary Service, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Air Force Base, Texas.
There is the dog that is the fine animal that is useful for military working dog service.
And lastly, the colocation of the veterinary hospital with the kennel is a tremendous benefit to the military working dog (MWD) program.
In March Working Dog inked with FremantleMedia, which has been repping "Thank God" at the markets.
Dogs acquired through vendors are usually 3 years old when they arrive and need several more months of training before they are considered working dogs.
Jim Silveira, Rancho Coastal Humane Society's President, and MWD adopter Madeleine Pickens, conceived the idea after taking a tour of Arlington Cemetery with other military working dogs and their human handlers.
On 18 September 2015, the 513th Military Police Detachment hosted a military working dog (MWD) kennel-opening ceremony.
The PDSA charity's Dickin Medal for Animal Gallantry was awarded to Military Working Dog Sasha during a reception in London.
Nothing can compensate fully for the loss of a pet or working dog, especially during the all-important lambing season.
Rusk wrote about Eli, his military working dog, in the final days of their deployment in Afghanistan.
Yesterday, soldiers from 104 Military Working Dog Squadron, part of the 1st Military Working Dog Regiment, received their campaign medals at St George's Barracks in North Luffenham, Rutland.
Lt Col David Thorpe, CO of the 1st Military Working Dog Regiment, said: "He saved the lives of friends and colleagues on numerous occasions.