A Blue Collar term for fucking off on the job. More specifically, taking much longer to complete a work assignment than the company or boss expects should be spent on it. Dicking the Dog Poking the Pooch can effectively be used as a tool to create overtime in which the employee is paid one and one half times the hourly rate.
Man 1: Old Joe sure is Dicking the Dog today. Man 2: Yea he sure the fuck is, must have a car payment or something due cause he's gonna run that job into overtime.