What are some aboriginal dog breeds that aboriginal people bred for work and hunting?
The only type of canine breed which the Aboriginal people used was the dingo.
The general answer is hunting game. More specific breeds were bred for hunting specific game or responding in different ways. For example, wolfhounds were bred for hunting wolves. Some breds were bred with shorter legs so that the hunting could be done with the human on foot instead of on horseback. It really depends on the specific breed history.
Show dogs are dogs that have been bred and raised mostly for their conformational traits as what is required by certain show organizations to enable them to be entered into a show. Certain breeds are bred for different traits for show which are usually apart from what they are actually used for, such as herding, sporting/hunting, guarding, etc. For example, a Labrador that is bred for show would have different traits, behaviour and conformation from…