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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...

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...

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...

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...

BEDLINGTON TERRIERS – Information About Dogs

BEDLINGTON TERRIERS - The Bedlington terrier is a clog of very deceptive appearance, and this may account in some degree for the fact that...

NORTH GREENLAND ESKIMO DOG – Information About Dogs

NORTH GREENLAND ESKIMO DOG – Polaris was chosen as our model of this type because he has been considered the most perfect North Greenland...

SCHIPPERKE DOGS – Information About Dogs

SCHIPPERKE DOGS - The schipperke got his name from being so frequently seen on the canal barges of Belgium, where he makes a good...

Otterhound Dog – Information About Dogs

The Otterhound Dog  -  It is said that every sizable stream in Great Britain has its otter. To hunt this elusive and wily animal,...

BULLDOG – Information About Dogs

BULLDOG – Information About Dogs  - The English bulldog for hundreds of years and in almost every land has typified unflinching courage and unshakable...

Pointer Dog Breeds – Information About Dogs

Pointer Dog Breeds - So far we have spoken of dogs which when used for hunting purposes are usually sup- posed to catch and...

WEST HIGHLAND WHITE TERRIER BREED – Information About Dogs

WEST HIGHLAND WHITE TERRIER BREED - The West Highland white is almost the counterpart of the Scottish terrier except in color, which must be...

SAMOYED – Information About Dogs

SAMOYED – Information About Dogs - Due largely to the efforts of Mr. and Mrs. E. Kilburn Scott, of Kent. England, the fine and...

POODLE DOG BREED – Information About Dogs

POODLE DOG BREED - The poodle is admitted to be among the most intelligent of dogs, and why he should have been specially selected...

Greyhound Dog – Information About Dogs

Greyhound Dog – Developed originally for great speed in the pursuit of antelope, gazelles, and desert hares, the greyhound, though one of the most...

FRENCH BULLDOG – Information About Dogs

FRENCH BULLDOG – Information About Dogs - The French bulldog, we are told, was originally a Spanish bulldog, a much larger animal, formerly used in...

DALMATIAN DOG BREED – COACH DOG – Information About Dogs

DALMATIAN DOG BREED -The Dalmatian was originally a "pointer" and in his native country was used for sporting purposes. But in England he was...

SKYE TERRIER – Information About Dogs

SKYE TERRIER - No doubt in his earlier days the Skye terrier was a good sport, but of late years he has given so...

CHOW CHOW DOG – Information About Dogs

CHOW CHOW DOG – Though there are two types of Chow in China, whence we got it, the smooth type has never been popular...

Whippet Dog – Information About Dogs

Whippet Dog  - Information About Dogs - A small and very swift breed of greyhound called the whippet has been developed in England, and...