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English definition of “dogcatcher”

dogcatcher

noun [C]     /ˈdɒɡˌkætʃ.ər/ US  /ˈdɑːɡˌkætʃ.ɚ/
a person whose job is to catch dogs and cats that have no home and take them to an official place where they are kept in cages (= boxes with bars or wire around them)People who work with animals
(Definition of dogcatcher noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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