Book of Dogs

Book of Dogs – information about dogs
“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

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...

DOBERMAN PINSCHER DOG – Information About Dogs

DOBERMAN PINSCHER DOG - Perhaps the finest terrier with black-and-tan coloring is the Dobermann Pinscher, a sort of glorified Manchester terrier, which has been...

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...

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...

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...

BULLDOG – Information About Dogs

BULLDOG – Information About Dogs  - The English bulldog for hundreds of years and in almost every land has typified unflinching courage and unshakable...

MASTIFF DOG BREED – Information About Dogs

MASTIFF DOG BREED – If the Pyrenean dog is one of the most beautiful dogs in the world, surely the English mastiff is one...

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...

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....

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...

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...

SMOOTH COLLIE DOG BREED – Information About Dogs

SMOOTH COLLIE DOG BREED – The smooth collie is to be judged by exactly the same standards in everything, except coat, as the rough,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

NORTH GREENLAND ESKIMO DOG – Information About Dogs

NORTH GREENLAND ESKIMO DOG – Polaris was chosen as our model of this type because he has been considered the most perfect North Greenland...
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...

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...

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...