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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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

ENGLISH SHEEPDOG – Information About Dogs

ENGLISH SHEEPDOG - Rapidly gaining in popularity, the curious woolly sheep-dog has become thoroughly established in the United States ; he has long been...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

BOSTON TERRIER DOGS – Information About Dogs

BOSTON TERRIER DOGS - The Boston terrier is an American-made animal, whose bull and terrier ancestors came from England between 40 and 50 years...

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...

Great Dane Dog Breed – Information About Dogs

Great Dane Dog Breed - Not quite so swift as the greyhound, deer-hound, or wolfhound, the great Dane is more powerful than any of them...