List of Dog Breeds With Pictures
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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 ERNEST HAROLD BAYNES
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CHIHUAHUA DOGS – Information About Dogs
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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 little Mexican product. Some writers have claimed for him part ancestry with squirrels, because he can scramble up the rough and straggly chaparral of his native State, or with the prairie-dog, from which he learns to dig his alleged burrow. (more…)

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MEXICAN HAIRLESS DOG – Information About Dogs
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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 of our unfortunate neighbor to the south is no exception. (more…)

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POODLE DOG BREED – Information About Dogs
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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 for the clown is hard to understand ; but the fact remains that for hundreds of years it has been the custom to treat his coat in such a way as to make him ridiculous. (more…)

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SCHIPPERKE DOGS – Information About Dogs
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SCHIPPERKE DOGS – Information About Dogs

SCHIPPERKE DOGS – The schipperke got his name from being so frequently seen on the canal barges of Belgium, where he makes a good “watch” and keeps down the rats. The word is pronounced “skip-perkee” and is the Flemish for “little skipper.” (more…)

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DACHSHUND DOGS – Information About Dogs
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DACHSHUND DOGS – Information About Dogs

DACHSHUND DOGS – The dachshund, or badger dog, combines to a high degree the qualities of the hound and the terrier, and probably both of these were used in his development, but where he got his crumpled legs is less apparent. (more…)

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BRUSSELS GRIFFON DOG – Information About Dogs
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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 that he originated ill the coal mines of England. (more…)

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KING CHARLES SPANIEL – Information About Dogs
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KING CHARLES SPANIEL – Information About Dogs

KING CHARLES SPANIEL – Information About Dogs – This is one of the English toys, which name in this country includes the King Charles I named after Charles II, with whom they were favorites). Prince Charles, or tricolor; Ruby, and Blenheim spaniels. They differ from one another only in distribution of color, being identical in conformation. (more…)

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JAPANESE SPANIEL – Information About Dogs
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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 them. To add to the ease of confusion, fashion or caprice sometimes dictates new names for old friends, and the maze of synonyms is hard for the uninitiated to follow. (more…)

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POMERANIAN DOG BREED – Information About Dogs
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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 a good one — they bring joy and companionship to the thousands of people who own them. And they do harm to none, unless it be to those very few foolish people who lose all sense of values and make themselves the slaves of their canine pets. (more…)

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MALTESE TERRIER DOGS – Information About Dogs
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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 a favorite of the ladies of olden Rome. (more…)

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YORKSHIRE TERRIER – Information About Dogs
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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 have had sporting instincts, but today he is an artificial creature, and, so far from being useful, practically requires a valet to keep his beautiful long, silken coat in order. (more…)

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SKYE TERRIER – Information About Dogs
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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 much consideration to “dress” that he has degenerated into a lap-dog. (more…)

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WEST HIGHLAND WHITE TERRIER BREED – Information About Dogs
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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 pure white, with black nose. (more…)

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BEDLINGTON TERRIERS – Information About Dogs
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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 he has never been very popular. (more…)

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AIREDALE TERRIER DOG – Information About Dogs
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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 he would be very hard to beat. He is afraid of nothing that walks or crawls on land, and his great fondness for the water betrays the otterhound blood which is in him. (more…)

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WELSH TERRIER DOG – Information About Dogs
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WELSH TERRIER DOG – Information About Dogs

WELSH TERRIER DOG – Information About Dogs – The Welsh terrier may best and most briefly be described as a wire-haired fox terrier colored in general like an Airedale. This does not of course cover the finer points, but gives a general impression of his looks. (more…)

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IRISH TERRIER – Information About Dogs
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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 for sheer reckless courage. He is an interesting, loyal pal, and until he “hears the call of duty,” he has a quiet, unobtrusive manner, which is very deceptive; but he will stand for no nonsense, and once trouble has been started, he’ll stay till it’s over. (more…)

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FOX TERRIER DOG – Information About Dogs
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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 terrier. Some- how he is always associated in many minds with sunshine and dancing, and when properly cared for and kindly treated he is a joyous tiling. (more…)

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