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“THE BOOK OF DOGS – OUR COMMON DOGS” BY LOUIS AGASSIZ FUERTES AND ERNEST HAROLD BAYNES
WITH ILLUSTRATIONS BY LOUIS AGASSIZ FUERTES
PUBLISHED BY THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY WASHINGTON, D. C. U. S. A. 1919

MEXICAN HAIRLESS DOG – Information About Dogs

MEXICAN HAIRLESS DOG - Every kind of a dog, however bizarre or degenerate, can find a human friend somewhere, and this most unprepossessing product...

BRUSSELS GRIFFON DOG – Information About Dogs

BRUSSELS GRIFFON DOG - The origin of the Brussels griffon is in doubt. Some authorities say that he really came from Brussels: others say...

CHIHUAHUA DOGS – Information About Dogs

CHIHUAHUA DOGS - Probably no animal known to man has had so much nonsense and ignorant misconception written about it as this rather insignificant...

List of Dog Breeds With Pictures

List of Dog Breeds With Pictures - EXCERPT FROM THE BOOK: “THE BOOK OF DOGS - OUR COMMON DOGS” BY LOUIS AGASSIZ FUERTES AND...

NEWFOUNDLAND DOG BREED – Information About Dogs

NEWFOUNDLAND DOG BREED – Information About Dogs  - Two dogs which rival the Eskimo in their ability to endure deep snow and extreme cold...

KING CHARLES SPANIEL – Information About Dogs

KING CHARLES SPANIEL - Information About Dogs - This is one of the English toys, which name in this country includes the King Charles...

Dingo Dogs Information

Dingo Dogs - Several fine dingos have been kept in various zoological gardens in this country, those in Washington being especially typical and well...

BELGIAN SHEPHERD DOG – Information About Dogs

BELGIAN SHEPHERD DOG - Many types of shepherd dogs have been developed in Europe, and doubtless a good many have just "growed," like Topsy....

Foxhound Dog – Information About Dogs

Foxhound Dog - The English foxhound for more than 300 years has been one of the principal factors in the great English sport of...

WELSH TERRIER DOG – Information About Dogs

WELSH TERRIER DOG - Information About Dogs - The Welsh terrier may best and most briefly be described as a wire-haired fox terrier colored...

SPITZ – Information About Dogs

SPITZ – Information About Dogs - The "wolf spitz" of the mid-Victorian fancier is now seldom seen in this country; yet he is a...

Norwegian Elkhound – Information About Dogs

The Norwegian elkhound is one of the wolfy-looking dogs from which the shepherd dogs of middle Europe have been evolved, and is probably a...

PYRENEAN MOUNTAIN DOG – Information About Dogs

PYRENEAN MOUNTAIN DOG – One of the most beautiful dogs in the world is the Pyrenean sheep-dog, but, alas ! the breed is almost...

Beagle Dog Breed – Information About Dogs

Beagle Dog Breed - The beagle is not over is inches high. He must not be bandy-legged like the dachshund, nor long and low...

AIREDALE TERRIER DOG – Information About Dogs

AIREDALE TERRIER DOG - By far the most popular big terrier, in this country at least, is the Airedale, and for an all-around dog...
ALASKAN ESKIMO DOGS – Information About Dogs

ALASKAN ESKIMO DOGS – Information About Dogs

ALASKAN ESKIMO DOGS – There is no set standard for Eskimo dogs, and nowadays one must go very far into the Arctic to find...

DACHSHUND DOGS – Information About Dogs

DACHSHUND DOGS - The dachshund, or badger dog, combines to a high degree the qualities of the hound and the terrier, and probably both...

Slughi – Persian Gazellehound – Information About Dogs

Slughi - Persian Gazellehound - This ancient race is one of the most peculiar, most beautiful, and most puzzling of dogs. His graven image...

MASTIFF DOG BREED – Information About Dogs

MASTIFF DOG BREED – If the Pyrenean dog is one of the most beautiful dogs in the world, surely the English mastiff is one...

BASSET DOG – Information About Dogs

BASSET DOG  - Information About Dogs - The basset, which is little known in this country, was imported into England from France between fifty...