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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...

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...

TERRIERS – Information About Dogs

TERRIERS – Information About Dogs - The terriers, as their name suggests, go to the earth (la terre) for their prey - dogs primarily...

Setter Dog Breeds – Information About Dogs

Setter Dog Breeds - Setters have long but "flat" silky coats and plumed tails, and as a rule very gentle faces, full of expression....

YORKSHIRE TERRIER – Information About Dogs

YORKSHIRE TERRIER - Information About Dogs - The Yorkshire terrier, as a rule, is frankly exhibited as a toy. This breed, too, claims to...

ST. BERNARD DOG BREED – Information About Dogs

ST. BERNARD DOG BREED – The St. Bernard won both his name and his fame in the Swiss Alps, where for many years the...

Scottish Deerhound – Information About Dogs

Scottish Deerhound - There is something about the shaggy hunting dogs of Britain that makes a particular appeal to those who are attracted to...

MANCHESTER TERRIER – BLACK AND TAN TERRIER – Information About Dogs

MANCHESTER TERRIER - BLACK AND TAN TERRIER - This active, speedy little dog has had much influence in the formation of many of the...

RETRIEVER DOG – Information About Dogs

RETRIEVER DOG - Many breeds of dogs have been trained to find and bring in game which has been shot, but retrievers, as their...

MALTESE TERRIER DOGS – Information About Dogs

MALTESE TERRIER DOGS – The Maltese terrier, which should be pure white, is said to be of very ancient lineage and to have been...

COLLIE DOG BREED – Information About Dogs

COLLIE DOG BREED – There is little resemblance between the working "collie" of the Scottish sheep-herder and the elaborately furred, slender faced, bench- dog...

Irish Wolfhound – Information About Dogs

Irish Wolfhound - While not so heavy as the St. Bernard, the Irish wolfhound is considerably taller, and easily outclasses all the other big...

DOBERMAN PINSCHER DOG – Information About Dogs

DOBERMAN PINSCHER DOG - Perhaps the finest terrier with black-and-tan coloring is the Dobermann Pinscher, a sort of glorified Manchester terrier, which has been...

CHESAPEAKE RETRIEVER – Information About Dogs

CHESAPEAKE RETRIEVER – This is an essentially American dog and has come to a high state of perfection along the eastern seaboard, and, as...

POMERANIAN DOG BREED – Information About Dogs

POMERANIAN DOG BREED - Toy dogs have been developed from larger breeds by selective breeding. They all serve one main purpose, and it is...

SMOOTH COLLIE DOG BREED – Information About Dogs

SMOOTH COLLIE DOG BREED – The smooth collie is to be judged by exactly the same standards in everything, except coat, as the rough,...

Borzoi Dog – Russian Wolfhound – Information About Dogs

Borzoi Dog - Russian Wolfhound - Those who proclaim the Russian wolfhound, or borzoi, the most wonderful dog in the world have strong grounds for...