Dogs, they're either in the ute, on the back of the bike, or on the front of the bike, but they're never too far away unless you've told them to be 'way back'.
They're dusty or covered in mud, but they've got your back.
And sometimes you just need your dog by your side for some company as a fresh, chill wind blows across whatever task you've set yourself for the day.
When it comes to workers, you know who'll be last standing.
The gallery here offers a glimpse of the intimacy of a farm dog's working life - there are treats at times and at the end of the day, rest.
The very fact everyone photographs their dogs shines a light on what important characters they are.
From our readers, on this 'Take Your Dog To Work Day' here's a glimpse of the hard workers and the appreciation they bring.