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An Entrepreneurial Dog's Private Life

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An Entrepreneurial Dog's Private Life

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An Entrepreneurial Dog's Private Life

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Rose has earned $240 by helping to herd stray cattle, goats and sheep. Jon Katz hide caption

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Jon Katz

Rose has earned $240 by helping to herd stray cattle, goats and sheep.

Jon Katz

When farmers in upstate New York need help bringing back unruly livestock, they call on Rose, a border collie from a long line of working dogs. Rose even gets paid for her work.

Jon Katz, a Slate contributor and Rose's owner, talks with Noah Adams about his dog's strong work ethic and mysterious private life.