or dog catch·er
[ dawg-kach-er, dog- ]
/ ˈdɔgˌkætʃ ər, ˈdɒg- /
a person employed by a municipal pound, humane society, or the like, to find and impound stray or homeless dogs, cats, etc.
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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.
British Dictionary definitions for dogcatcher
mainly US and Canadian a local official whose job is to catch and impound stray dogs, cats, etc
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