Definition of Dog catcher
1. Noun. An employee of a municipal pound who is hired to round up stray dogs and cats.
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Literary usage of Dog catcher
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Boy Scouts' Year Book by Boy Scouts of America (1921)
"When the dog catcher came sneaking past the watchman wants to know what he's doing there, and the dog catcher says he's after those unlicensed dogs. ..."
2. Escritos polítco-económicos by Miguel Samper, Salvador Camacho Roldán, Carlos Martínez Silva, José Maria Samper Brush, Luis Samper Sordo, Joseph Conrad, Ford Madox Ford (1904)
"The Town don't receipt on account/' said the dog-catcher, with an accent of marked disgust. ... You'd better pay up," advised the dog-catcher, not unkindly. ..."
3. Newspaper Writing and Editing by Willard Grosvenor Bleyer (1913)
"Write a pathetic story, using the particulars given in the following narrative: dog catcher Larson visited the Home for the Friendless with his little blue ..."
4. Supplement ... to the Public Health Reports by United States Public Health Service (1921)
"... dog catcher and placed In the pound and be disposed of as is now provided for dogs on which the tax has not been paid, and during said months of June, ..."
5. The Quarterly (1893)
"Every Monday was dog catcher's day; and was set apart by ordinance for the killing of tramp dogs. Woe betide the unfortunate canine which, on that day, ..."
6. Southern California Quarterly by Los Angeles County Pioneers of Southern California, Historical Society of Southern California (1898)
"Every Monday was dog catcher's day; and was set apart by ordinance for the kill.!..; of tramp dogs. Woe betide the unfortunate canine which, on that day, ..."