I have a shepherd-dog that has known me well, but the friendship is often interrupted by partings of some months' duration.
Some minutes pass: an old cock-grouse, put up by a shepherd-dog, rises a couple of hundred yards off.
His long nose, and great limpid, half-human eyes, have a suggestion of shepherd-dog blood about them.
He took training as readily as a collie or shepherd-dog, and I have never seen any dog more playful.
shepherd-dog: Only a well-trained dog would do, for turkeys are very timid and greatly afraid of a strange dog.
A mastiff has imparted courage to a greyhound, and a greyhound has transmitted to a shepherd-dog a disposition to hunt hares.
Hunting-hound, shepherd-dog, if you like; blind-beggar's dog, never!
The tasks which the animal was called on to perform were of a ruder nature than those which were allotted to the shepherd-dog.