dog

(redirected from wild dog)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to wild dog: African Wild Dog

Dog

In the BCG growth share matrix, the quadrant representing companies, especially subsidies, that require minimal cash injections but have low market shares, and therefore usually operate with little or no profit. These companies usually exist in mature industries with well established but not very profitable markets, products, or brands. Some analysts recommend selling dogs, as they have little potential for growth; however, because they require little capital to operate, they may be useful and may perhaps produce an earnings surprise. See also: Marketing, Portfolio analysis.
Farlex Financial Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All Rights Reserved

dog

Slang for an undesirable property.

The Complete Real Estate Encyclopedia by Denise L. Evans, JD & O. William Evans, JD. Copyright © 2007 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
'If we can make wild dog conservation work here, then hopefully the model can be applied in other areas.
Currently little is known about the species and ecologists are either dependent on the information based on decades-old research or from conclusions drawn from the African Wild Dogs, which are the closest relatives of the dholes.
Crops, livestock and property damaged by elephant, lion, leopard, rhino, hyena, crocodile, cheetah, buffalo, hippo, zebra, eland, wildebeest, snake and wild dog also attract compensation.
According to du Toit, a waterbuck was seen fleeing, from the wild dogs, into a water hole.
Fujairah police have announced that the boy allegedly mauled by stray dogs on Friday was actually attacked by his and his brother's pet wild dogs.
Here, we quantify and describe the feeding patterns of reintroduced wild dog in five small range size protected areas in South Africa.
"African wild dogs have always been popular animals at DZG and it's great to have a new pack on site."
Few adult readers will be surprised by the realistic explanation of the wild dogs' deaths, but young readers may not pick up on the subtle context of the clues and fear with which the community is saturated.
# ** KELLY, Andrew Rhinos ISBN 9781742035383 SCIS 1579392; Spiders ISBN 9781742031996 SCIS 1544040 Wild Dog (Close Up), 2012 unpaged $14.99 pbk
THE PLACE I'D RATHER BE There's a place I'd rather be Than stuck in this insanity It's where I can be free Chill out and be who I want to be The room I'm now in is cold and dark The only sound I can hear is the wild dog's bark I shouldn't be in this room, couldn't, mustn't I'd rather be in the room with my soft, soft cushion My room is bright, I can call it my own In my own place of safety, where I call home My room defines me through my heart, through my soul But I cannot get this because I'm stuck in this hole There's two rooms in my life right now One here, one gone I can't escape the room I'm in It's dark and all chance to return home is gone I know there's only one room that belongs to me It's a room that I call home Lewis Cutts, Age16, Coventry.
SIX African wild dog pups successfully bred at Al Ain Wildlife Park & Resort (AWPR) are now ready to leave the den where they have been cared for by their mother since their birth in November 2010.