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The Bedlington Terrier
This breed in appearance resembles a miniature Deerhound. They originated among the sportloving miners and gypsies in the north of England, who have bred them for a great many years, and have produced a useful type of dog.
The Scottish Terrier
Scotland's Terrier is a proud title, but the dogs that bear it are worthy of their name, for the Scottish Terrier of today is a veritable paragon of gameness, intelligence, and all-around usefulness on land or water.
The Skye Terrier
This is one of the oldest breeds in Scotland, having its origin in the islands from which it now takes its name. The breed was originally called Scottish Terrier.
The Clydesdale Terrier
This breed, originally exhibited as Skye Terriers, are simply the more silky-haired specimens of this variety.
The Dandie Dinmont Terrier
Originating on the borders of Scotland, and made famous by Sir Walter Scott in his Guy Mannering, the Dandie partakes in type and character of all of Scotland's Terriers.
The West Highland White Terrier
These hardy little dogs are native to Argyleshire and the west coast of Scotland, sections of the country that are the natural home of the fox, the wildcat, the badger, and the otter.
The Irish Terrier
The Irish Terrier as a breed have an expression peculiar to themselves, and a good one is sometimes referred to as having the map of Ireland on his face.
The Welsh Terrier
There is no better working terrier than the Welshman. They are not quarrelsome, show very little jealousy, can be kenneled and exercised together better than any other breed.
The Sealyham Terrier
The Sealyham should be the embodiment of power and determination in a Terrier. Of extraordinary substance for its size, yet free from clumsiness.
The White English Terrier
This is a comparatively new breed, and is the only Terrier that bears the national name. There is no evidence to show where it originally sprang from, who produced it, or for what reason.
The Bulldog
The origin of the Bulldog is closely associated with the Mastiff; in fact, he was originally a smaller variety that was used for bull baiting, the larger variety being used in battles with the bear.
Miniature Bulldogs
The points and characteristics of this subdivision of the British Bulldog may be summed up in the simple statement that he should be an exact duplicate in miniature of the larger specimens in every point and detail.
The Bull Terrier
The Bull Terrier has been aptly described as the game cock of the canine race. He is, unquestionably, the embodiment of courage as well as the essence of docility.
The Toy Bull Terrier
Bull Terriers weighing less than 15 pounds are usually described as Toy Bull Terriers. The points of these should be exactly the same as for the larger variety.
The Boston Terrier
The Boston Terrier is one of the few breeds that is distinctly of American origin. Their name indicates their nativity, and all that can be learned of their ancestry points to their having been of a pit bull terrier origin.
The French Bulldog
Authorities are of the opinion that the French Bulldog is strictly of French origin, yet they are willing to admit that in recent years importations from England have been used as a cross with the native dog.
The Dalmatian
This attractive breed of dogs comes from Dalmatia and the country adjacent to the Gulf of Venice. In their native land they serve the purpose of the Pointer and resemble them closely in conformation and appearance.
The Poodle
The Poodle is naturally a sporting dog, and was formally used for that purpose. No dog surpasses him as a retriever from the water, and he is still used for that purpose in Europe.
The Chow Chow
Although Chows have been brought to this and other countries for the past one hundred years, it is only within the last quarter of a century that they have been received with much favor.
Furniture And Its Background
Antique furniture all too often is held in considerable awe. A card table or a sideboard that has been handed down through four or five generations of the same family deserves respect. In all likelihood, such a piece is still in excellent condition and can be used almost as confidently now as it was 150 years ago.
All Kinds Of Glass
Glass has been known and valued in all of the great civilizations that have dominated the world. However, few if any other countries besides the United States can claim that glassmaking was the first established industry.
The Individuality Of Cats
Cats, Like every other living thing, possess inherited traits that make for the preservation of the species and cultivated traits that have to do with love, gratitude and a regard for the feelings of others.
A Newspaper Man's Thoughts On The Cat
In the picture is a cat that follows us about the silent house and rubs up against our thin little legs and keeps us from being lonesome.
The Toy Spaniels
The four Spaniels classified as toys were until a recent period all known as King Charles Spaniels.
The Japanese Spaniel
The Japanese Spaniel is a native of Nippon. In general appearance, they resemble the Toy Spaniel species, but are in no ways related.
The Yorkshire Terrier
At birth all Yorkshire Terriers are black. When from three to six months of age a blue shade begins to develop at the roots of the hair.
The Italian Greyhound
The Italian Greyhound is a very old breed, descended from the dwarfed Greyhounds that were kept as domestic pets. For delicacy, refinement, grace, and gentleness they have no equals.
The Pomeranian
The Pomeranian derives its name from the province of Pomerania, in the north of Germany. Here these dogs are very numerous, being, in fact, the house dog of that country.
The Schipperke comes from Belgium, where he is the popular watch dog of the barges used on Flemish canals.
The Pekingese
The Pekingese share with the Chows the honor of being the national dogs of China. That they are a very old breed is indicated by the fact that at the looting of the summer palace there were found bronze statues of these dogs two thousand years old.
The Brussels Griffon
The Belgian Griffon gets his short, turned-up nose from the Toy Spaniel; his light-colored topknot can be attributed to the Yorkshire; while his independence, the character of his coat and color must be credited to the Irish Terrier.
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