kept to guard property.
a watchful guardian: a self-appointed watchdog of the public morals.
of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a watchdog.
organized or functioning as a watchful guardian, especially against illegal or unethical conduct: a watchdog group in the legislature.
verb (used with object), watchdogged, watchdogging. 5.
carefully, especially so as to detect illegal or unethical conduct.