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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

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

FRENCH BULLDOG – Information About Dogs

FRENCH BULLDOG – Information About Dogs - The French bulldog, we are told, was originally a Spanish bulldog, a much larger animal, formerly used in...

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...

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...