Nutztiere are animals, which are used for economical reasons. Heimtiere are animals kept at home, but like cats and dogs not for economical reason, but for pleasure and company. The Gebrauchshunde are used for special purposes such as guiding the blind. Bauernhoftiere are animals used on a farm, mostly economically. The term Bauernhoftiere and Nutztiere have in common that both are used economically or for practical reasons, but the former live on a farm, while the latter could live somewhere else as well. Nutztiere are as well Lasttiere (animals used for carrying goods), Jagdhunde (dogs used for hunting) or Wachhunde (watch dogs).