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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

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...

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...

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...

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...
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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

IRISH WATER SPANIEL – Information About Dogs

IRISH WATER SPANIEL – Identified more or less with the retrievers, because they perform similar duties, are the sporting spaniels, which, because they are...

IRISH TERRIER – Information About Dogs

IRISH TERRIER - Information About Dogs - The Irish terrier has well earned his nick- name "dare-devil," for- he has few if any equals...

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...

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...

GERMAN SHEPHERD DOG BREED – Information About Dogs

GERMAN SHEPHERD DOG BREED  - On the continent of Europe there are many kinds of dogs used for guarding sheep, but those best known...

JAPANESE SPANIEL – Information About Dogs

JAPANESE SPANIEL - There are many kinds of toy spaniels, and in imperfect specimens it is sometimes difficult to know just where to place...