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tracker dog

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Definition of tracker dog in English:

noun

A dog trained to pick up and follow a scent.
Example sentences
  • To uncover refugees, the EU's eastern borders have been equipped with detachments of tracker dogs.
  • His old haunts in the Abbots Road area near the canal were visited around 5am by armed police with tracker dogs.
  • They suffered hypothermia, bruises, abrasions, bites from tracker dogs, or were injured in road accidents.

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