Definition of a working dog
a) A dog usually kept or proposed to be kept:
i) on rural land; and
ii) by an owner who is a primary producer, or a person engaged or employed by a primary producer; and
iii) primarily for the purpose of –
1) droving, protecting, tending, or working, stock; or
2) being trained in droving, protecting, tending, or working, stock; and
b) does not include a class of dog prescribed under a regulation.