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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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I'm not trying to externalize and act the role of a sheep dog right now,'' growled Downey.
The Supreme International Sheep Dog Trial will be held at Stoneleigh Park, near Coventry, from Friday, September 6 until Sunday, September 8.
Shaun Richards is really making a name for himself in the sheep dog trade and topped this sale just as he had a few weeks ago in Skipton.
The extravaganza, which attracted thousands of visitors, featured trapeze artists, circus workshops, performances from Morpeth Pipe Band and the Stuart Walton Sheep Dog Display.
The International Sheep Dog Trials is the biggest event in the sheepdog calendar.
DEDICATED: Shep the sheep dog waits patiently for his beloved owner
A SHEEP dog unwanted after being born with three paws is now rounding up pet rabbits.
There were tense moments during the Mathon Sheep Dog Trials at Upper House Farm in Cradley.
Crowds were gathering today for the start of 93rd annual Harden Moss Sheep Dog Trials.
Alistair the sheep dog chows down on a mashed banana and peanut cake, while Maggie (left) takes a breather between bites at an "All Dogs" birthday celebration at Alton Baker Dog Park on Tuesday.
During its new tea-time slot viewers will be able to enjoy the nail-biting competition showcasing the time-honoured skills and tradition of sheep dog trialling, alongside reports on the people, places and stories making news in the British countryside.
After a successful display, Mr Ellis, who works in an opencast mine and competes in sheep dog trials as a hobby, said: "I'm very pleased with the way it went.