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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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

COCKER SPANIELS, CLUMBER DOG and FIELD – Information About Dogs

COCKER SPANIELS, CLUMBER DOG and FIELD – These rather closely related dogs may, like the setters, be considered each in relation to the others. The...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Wolves And Coyotes – Information About Dogs

Wolves And Coyotes - The timber, or gray, wolf, which undoubtedly has an influence in the formation of the native  Indian and Eskimo dogs...

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....

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...

PEKINGESE DOG – Information About Dogs

PEKINGESE DOG – This Oriental toy is of great antiquity, as is proved in the art and sculpture of ancient dynasties in China. He...

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...