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shep·herd dog

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  1. shepherd dog, sheepdog, sheep dognoun

    any of various usually long-haired breeds of dog reared to herd and guard sheep


  1. shepherd dognoun

    A sheepdog.


  1. shepherd dog

    A sheep dog or sheepdog is generally a dog or breed of dogs historically used in connection with the raising of sheep. These include livestock guardian dogs used to guard sheep and other livestock and herding dogs used to move, manage and control sheep and other livestock.


  1. shepherd dog

    A shepherd dog, also known as a sheepdog, is a type of working dog extensively trained to assist with the herding and management of sheep. Shepherd dogs can be associated with distinct breeds like German Shepherds, Australian Shepherds, or Border Collies, each having specific traits suitable to their herding tasks. They are known for their intelligence, agility, obedience, and strong protective instincts.


  1. Shepherd dog

    A shepherd dog is a type of working dog used by shepherds to herd and/or protect their flocks. The expression may refer to distinct breeds that are recognised by Kennel Clubs, and it may also describe non-purebred types of dogs that are used by shepherds for these purposes. The two main types of shepherd dogs are: ⁕Herding dogs, used to herd sheep and other livestock ⁕Livestock guardian dogs, used to guard sheep and other livestock

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of shepherd dog in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of shepherd dog in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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