COCKER SPANIELS, CLUMBER DOG and FIELD – Information About Dogs
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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 clumber is the largest, weighing up to 65 pounds, though the average is probably about so. He is perhaps best described as a very low, heavily built English setter, all white except for lemon or orange ears and eye- patches, with ticking of the same on forelegs and as little as possible elsewhere. He is a benign, affectionate creature and very sedate in manners. (more…)

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IRISH WATER SPANIEL – Information About Dogs
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IRISH WATER SPANIEL – Information About Dogs

IRISH WATER SPANIEL – Identified more or less with the retrievers, because they perform similar duties, are the sporting spaniels, which, because they are divided into so many branches, constitute perhaps the largest dog family in the world. (more…)

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CHESAPEAKE RETRIEVER – Information About Dogs
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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 an introduced type, is much esteemed in the ducking marshes of the Northwest. (more…)

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RETRIEVER DOG – Information About Dogs
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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 name implies, are bred specially for that purpose. (more…)

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Setter Dog Breeds – Information About Dogs
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Setter Dog Breeds – Information About Dogs

Setter Dog Breeds – Setters have long but “flat” silky coats and plumed tails, and as a rule very gentle faces, full of expression. In olden times, when it was customary to “net” game, these dogs were taught to point the birds and then to crouch or “set,” that the net might be thrown over and beyond them ; hence the name. (more…)

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DALMATIAN DOG BREED – COACH DOG – Information About Dogs
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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 found to be very inferior to the native pointer, and, as he showed a marked fondness for horses and stables, he was specially trained as a “coach” or “carriage” dog. (more…)

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Pointer Dog Breeds – Information About Dogs
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Pointer Dog Breeds – Information About Dogs

Pointer Dog Breeds – So far we have spoken of dogs which when used for hunting purposes are usually sup- posed to catch and kill the game which they follow. We now come to a class of_ hunting dogs which are not expected to kill the game, but to help their masters to kill it, or to retrieve it after it has been killed. (more…)

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BASSET DOG  – Information About Dogs
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BASSET DOG – Information About Dogs

BASSET DOG  – Information About Dogs – The basset, which is little known in this country, was imported into England from France between fifty and sixty years ago. It was a popular sporting dog in Germany and  Russia also at that time. (more…)

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Beagle Dog Breed – Information About Dogs
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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 in the body, these qualities being reserved for the basset. (more…)

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Foxhound Dog – Information About Dogs
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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 fox-hunting. (more…)

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Bloodhound Dog  – Information About Dogs
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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. According to some authorities, these dogs were brought to England by William the Conqueror; according to others, they were brought by pilgrims from the Holy Land. (more…)

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Great Dane Dog Breed – Information About Dogs
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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 and fast enough to overtake most things that run. (more…)

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Irish Wolfhound – Information About Dogs
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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 dogs for size and bulk, reaching the extreme height at the shoulder of 36 inches. (more…)

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Scottish Deerhound – Information About Dogs
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Scottish Deerhound – Information About Dogs

Scottish Deerhound – There is something about the shaggy hunting dogs of Britain that makes a particular appeal to those who are attracted to dogs. It may be the touching contrast of their harsh coat and rugged body with the soft, affectionate look in the almost hidden eye. (more…)

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Whippet Dog – Information About Dogs
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Whippet Dog – Information About Dogs

Whippet Dog  – Information About Dogs – A small and very swift breed of greyhound called the whippet has been developed in England, and whippet racing is an old and favorite sport among English workingmen, particularly in the northern and northwestern counties. The dogs are raced over a 200-yard straight- away course, and are usually handicapped according to weight and previous performance. (more…)

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Greyhound Dog  – Information About Dogs
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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 ancient, is also one of the most extreme types of dog known to man. (more…)

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Otterhound Dog – Information About Dogs
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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, a very distinct type of dog has been evolved. (more…)

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Slughi – Persian Gazellehound – Information About Dogs
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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 comes to us as one of the earliest of man’s essays in art, and is so easily recognizable that there is no doubt possible as to the archaic artist’s model. (more…)

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Norwegian Elkhound – Information About Dogs
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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 more dependable dog than any of them, having been bred for the specific uses of hunting big game, and left free of the refinements and stultifications demanded by the more effete market, which is largely dependent on the whims of wealth and caprice. (more…)

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