And like the dogy, I didn't run across anything that looked natural or inviting.
Do you think for a minute we can stop to drive a dogy all the way to Grub Stake?
Mrs. Elkins, havin' pulled him through his own dogy stage, dropped out of the cow business, an' devoted herself to kids.
"motherless calf in a herd," 1887, cowboy slang, of uncertain origin.
A motherless calf in a herd; bum1 (1888+ Cowboys)