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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

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Norwegian Elkhound – Information About Dogs

The Norwegian elkhound is one of the wolfy-looking dogs from which the shepherd dogs of middle Europe have been evolved, and is probably a...

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...

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....

WEST HIGHLAND WHITE TERRIER BREED – Information About Dogs

WEST HIGHLAND WHITE TERRIER BREED - The West Highland white is almost the counterpart of the Scottish terrier except in color, which must be...