a person employed by a municipal pound, humane society, or the like, to find and impound stray or homeless dogs, cats, etc.
Origin of dogcatcher
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Related Words for dogcatchercaretaker, administrator, superintendent, curator, commissioner, representative, aide, delegate, appointee, minister, bodyguard, guardian, overseer, governor, deacon, ranger, guard, officer, custodian, keeper
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Historical Examples of dogcatcher
In the background stands the dogcatcher's cart, attached to the famous kicking mule.
The dogcatcher's wagon is drawn up ready to rush forth, and the trained terrier which accompanies it is leaping with excitement.