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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

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...

Bloodhound Dog – Information About Dogs

Bloodhound Dog - The bloodhound is a dog of only medium size and, in spite of his name and reputation, is gentle and affectionate....

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...

Beagle Dog Breed – Information About Dogs

Beagle Dog Breed - The beagle is not over is inches high. He must not be bandy-legged like the dachshund, nor long and low...

AIREDALE TERRIER DOG – Information About Dogs

AIREDALE TERRIER DOG - By far the most popular big terrier, in this country at least, is the Airedale, and for an all-around dog...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

FOX TERRIER DOG – Information About Dogs

FOX TERRIER DOG - Among the best known of all dogs is that buoyant, irrepressible, and violently affection- ate creature known as a fox...

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...

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...