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Dogs Of All Nations | by W. E. Mason



A complete work, profusely illustrated, bearing the world's different varieties of the dog, group under their several nationalities, with descriptive matter explaining the characteristics and utility of each

TitleDogs Of All Nations
AuthorW. E. Mason
PublisherW. E. Mason
Year1915
Copyright1915, W. E. Mason
AmazonDogs Of All Nations
DOGS OF ALL NATIONS.

Patrons are informed that great care has been exercised in assembling the specimens comprising the "Dogs Of All Nations" exhibit and most of them may be purchased. Apply To Proprietor, W. E. Mason, "Dogs Of All Nations," Panama-Pacific International Exposition, San Francisco, Cal.

European Office - 407 Lord Street, Southport, Eng.

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In Grateful Recognition of the patronage bestowed on his effort to assemble a representative collection of all known breeds of dogs at The Panama-Pacific International Exposition 1915 the author respectfully dedicates this work to the following members of:

The English Peerage.

The Earl of Lonsdale, J. P., D. L.

The Earl of Huntington, D. L.

The Duke of Beaufort, A. D. C, J. P., D. L.

The Marquis of Linlithgow.

Lord Viscount Hemsley.

Lord Vivian, P. C, G. C. M. G., C. B.

Lord Middleton, J. P., C. A., R. A.

Lord Herbert Vane-Tempest, K. C. V. O.

Lord Fitzhardinge, J. P., D. L.

Sir Wm. Savory, Bart.

Sir Edmund Chaytor, Bart.

Sir Wyndham Hanmer, Bart., J. P., D. L.

Sir Daniel F. Gooch, Bart., J. P.

Sir M. Bromley-Wilson, Bart.

The Duchess of Hamilton.

Lady Viscountess Malden. Lady Viscountess Valletort.

Lady Sophie Scott.

Lady Fairbairn.

Lady Muriel Worthington.

Lady V. Lacon.

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-Preface
THE world-wide and constantly increasing interest in dogs prompts the author to present in concise form, and at a price within the reach of all, a description and illustration of every variety now kno...
-English Breeds
Bloodhound. Bulldog. BULLDOG (Miniature). English Foxhound. Trail Hound. Harrier. Beagle. COLLIE (Rough-coated) COLLIE (Smooth-coated) Retriever (Flat-coated) RETRIEVER (Curly-coa...
-Bloodhound
Color: Black and tan, red and tan, and tawny; the darker colors being sometimes interspersed with lighter or badger-colored hair and sometimes flecked with white. Too much white is objectionable...
-Bulldog
Color: White or white with black mask or muzzle, brindle, red, fawns (fallows, occasionally pied and mixed colors). Weight: A, exceeding 55 lbs.; B, exceeding 45 lbs.; C, not exceeding 45 lbs...
-English Foxhound
Color: Not of great moment so long as it is not wholly black or wholly white. The favorite color is black and hare-tan, distributed in large patches on a white ground. Height : 25 in. Weig...
-Trail Hound
Color : White with red, brown or yellow patches. Height : 24 in. Weight: 46 lbs. This is a well built and symmetrical dog with a large head, domed in skull, stop not too pronounced, o...
-Harrier
Color : Any hound color. Height: 18 in. Weight : 56 lbs. The leading features of Harriers are long heads, free from stop, square muzzles, sloping shoulders, straight forelegs, round c...
-Beagle
Color: Blue mottle, black tan and white, black and tan, lemon and white or any other hound color. Height: 15 in. The beagle is without doubt one of the oldest distinct breeds we have. Beagles...
-Rough Coated Collie
Color : Any color is accepted provided the markings do not disfigure. The most popular colors are sable, with its many varying shades, and white markings, black with white and tan markings, and ...
-Smooth Coated Collie
The smooth collie is identical with his rough - coated brother, excepting that the coat should be short, dense and flat, with an abundance of undercoat. ...
-Flat Coated Retriever
Color : Rich black, free from rustiness and from white. There is also a Golden Retriever so named because of the golden or yellow color of his coat. Height : 25 in. Weight: 68 lbs. The sym...
-Curly Coated Retriever
Color : Black or liver, a white patch on chest is objectionable. Height : 26 in. Weight : 68 lbs. A strong, smart dog moderately low on leg, active, lively, beaming with intelligence and e...
-Pointer
Color : A pre-dominance of white is most favored by sportsmen. Liver and white, lemon and white, and black and white are also quite common. Whole colors black, liver and various shades of yellow...
-English Setter
Color : Black and white ticked, with large splashes and more or less marked with black, known as blue belton; orange and white, ticked as in the blacks and blues; liver and white, ticked in simi...
-Clumber Spaniel
Color : Creamy white with lemon markings; orange markings not so typical. Height : 18 in. Weight : 65 lbs. This is a long, low, massive dog, with a thoughtful expression. The skull is l...
-English Springer
Color : Almost any color. Height : 20 in. Weight : 50 lbs. This dog is leggier in comparison to any other field spaniel and has a short and symmetrical body, long, head, square muzzle, rat...
-Sussex Spaniel
Color : A deep shaded golden liver. Height : 16 in. Weight : 45 lbs. In appearance the Sussex Spaniel is a sedate and thoughtful looking dog when at rest but is full of life and activity w...
-Field Spaniel
Color : Jet black throughout, a little white on chest, though a drawback should not disqualify. Height: 15 in. Weight : 50 lbs. This is a moderately low and long dog, sound in the hind ...
-Cocker Spaniel
Color : Jet black. A white, short frill is not disqualified but is not desirable. Other colors - liver, lemon, red or any of these colors with white or tan or both. Height : 12 in. Weight: 25 lb...
-Smooth Coated Fox Terrier
Color: White should predominate; brindle, red or liver markings are objectionable. Height : 16 in. Weight : 20 lbs. This dog generally presents a gay, lively and active appearance. He m...
-Wire-Haired Fox Terrier
This variety is identical with the smooth coated Fox Terrier, except in the matter of coat, which should be broken, and the harder and more wiry the texture the better. On no account should it l...
-English Greyhound
Color : Any color, but those preferred are black, red or brindles, fawn, blue and slates. Height : 27 in. Weight : 65 lbs. The Greyhound's head should be fairly wide between the ears and of g...
-Whippet
This dog is a greyhound in miniature. The weights of the racing whippet vary from 10 to 23 lbs., the best running weights being about 16 lbs., which is also considered the best size for an ideal show ...
-Bull Terrier
Color : Pure white. Height : 18 in. Weight : 60 lbs. This is a symmetrically built dog and the embodiment of agility, grace, elegance and determination. He is styled by some as the Gladiator ...
-Toy Bull Terrier
This dog should resemble the bull terrier in every respect except as to size. Height, 12 in. Weight, 15 lbs. ...
-Airedale Terrier
Color: The head and ears, with the exception of dark markings on each side of skull, should be rich tan, as also should be the legs to the thighs and elbows. The body should be black or dark gri...
-Bedlington Terrier
Color : Dark blue, blue and tan, liver, liver and tan, sandy, sandy and tan. Height : 16 in. Weight: 24 lbs. In general appearance the Bedlington is a lightly built, lathy dog, but not ...
-Manchester Terrier
Color : Jet black and rich mahogany tan. The position of the tan markings is important. The muzzle should be tanned to the nose. A bright spot on each cheek and above each eye and the under-jaw ...
-Mastiff
Color : Apricot or silver fawn or dark fawn brindle. In any case the muzzle, ears and nose should be black, with black shadings around the orbits extending upwards between them. Height: 28 in...
-White English Terrier
Color : Pure white. This terrier should resemble the Manchester terrier illustrated on previous page in every respect excepting in regard to color, which should be a pure white. ...
-Old English Sheepdog
Color : Any shade of gray, grizzle or blue with or without white markings. Height : 24 in. Weight: 65 lbs. This is a strong, compact clog, profusely coated, with a characteristic amblin...
-White English Toy Terrier
This Toy Terrier should resemble the white English Terrier mentioned on previous page in every respect except as regards size, which should be under ten inches high and under 6 lbs. weight. ...
-Otterhound
Color : Grizzle and tan, blue and tan, yellow or red. Height : 26 in. Weight : 90 lbs. The Rough-Coated Otterhound's head should be large, but not showing quite the peak of the bloodhound,...
-Yorkshire Terrier
Color: On the head a beautiful golden tan, much darker on the ears. The back and tail should be dark blue inclining to silver, the latter color extending over the other portions of the body, excepting...
-Toy Spaniel
Weight: Not exceeding 10 lbs. The color of this dog varies with his breed, there being four varieties: A. The King Charles; B. Tri-color, or Prince Charles; C. Ruby; D. Blenheim. The King ...
-Irish Breeds
Irish Wolfhound Irish Terrier. Kerry Beagle Irish Setter. Irish Water Spaniel. ...
-Irish Wolfhound
Color: Gray, red, black, pure white, fawn and brindle. Height: 35 in. Weight: 150 lbs. This dog though not as heavy and massive as the Great Dane is more so than the Deerhound. He has a...
-Irish Terrier
Color: Whole colored bright red, red, wheaten or yellow red. A little white is permissible on chest and feet, but is not desirable. Height: 18 in. Weight: 24 lbs. The outstanding featur...
-Kerry Beagle
Color: Black and tan, blue mottled and tan, black tan and white, tan and white. Height: 22 in. Weight: 45 lbs. A well built and muscular dog. Head of moderate length, broad in skull, sl...
-Irish Setter
In the leading essentials, this dog is similar to its English brother, the main difference between the two is that the head of the Irish dog is not quite so long in proportion and the occipital ...
-Irish Spaniel Water
Color: A pure deep liver without any white. Height: 2 3 in. Weight: 60 lbs. This is a highly intelligent dog with a rare combination of power and activity. The skull is capacious with f...
-Scottish Breeds
Skye Terrier (prick-eared) Skye TERRIER (drop-eared) West Highland White Terrier Scottish Terrier Scottish Deerhound. Gordon Setter Dandie Dinmont Cairn Terrier Shetland Sheepdog Bearded Collie. ...
-Prick-Eared Skye Terrier
Color: Dark or light blue or gray, or fawn with black points. Ears much darker than the body. Height: 9 in. Weight: 18 lbs. This is a dog of long and low structure. The skull is wide at front of...
-Drop-Eared Skye Terrier
The drop-eared Skye Terrier is identical with his prick-eared brother in every respect, except that the ears are a little larger, should hang straight down, lying flat at the side of the head, a...
-West Highland White Terrier
Color: Pure white. Height: 12 in. Weight: 17 lbs. In general appearance this dog is a small, game, hardy-looking terrier, with a varminty appearance, strongly built, with straight back ...
-Scottish Terrier
Color: Steel or Iron-gray, Black - brin-dle. Brown-brindle,Gray brindle, Grizzled. Black, Sandy and Wheaten. (White markings are objectionable.) Height: 12 in. Weight: 20 lbs. In genera...
-Deerhound
Color: Dark blue-gray, brindles, yellow and sandy, red or red-fawn, especially if with black points. White is objectionable. Height: 30 in. Weight: 100 lbs. In general form the deerhound shou...
-Shetland Sheepdog
This variety is of recent origin, the questionable intention being to evolve a toy collie. The weights aimed at are from 7 to 10 lbs., and the colors and conformation throughout should follow th...
-Dandie Dinmont
Color: Pepper or mustard. The peppers range from a dark bluish-black to a light silvery-gray. The mustards vary from a reddish-brown to a pale fawn, the head being a creamy-white. Height: 10 ...
-Cairn Terrier
Color: The most appreciated colors are rich red-brindle and silver-gray brindle. Black mask and muzzle very desirable. Height: . 10 in. Weight: About 12 lbs. This smart terrier is today on...
-Gordon Setter
Color: Red and black, with rich dark mahogany markings. The tan should appear on lips, cheeks, throat, spots over the eyes, underside of ears, front of chest, and the lower part of both fore and...
-Bearded Collie
The points of the Highland or Bearded Collie are identical with the Old English Sheep dog except that he has a tail of moderate length and which is carried low. He is famous as a worker of sh...
-Welsh Breeds
Welsh Terrier Sealyham Terrier. Welsh Springer Welsh Hound. ...
-Welsh Terrier
Color: Black and tan or black-grizzle and tan, free from black penciling on toes. Height: 15 in. Weight: 20 lbs. This is a well-built, game, plucky terrier, with a smart and active appear...
-Sealyham Terrier
Color :White with tan or brown patches, but such are not desirable. Height: 10 in. Weight: 16 lbs. This dog was formerly known as the Border or Cowley terrier, and has within recent years bec...
-Welsh Springer
Color : Red or orange and white. Weight: Not more than 42 lbs. As a worker this dog has no superior. He owns a well balanced head, grand spring of rib, and powerful hind quarters. He may b...
-Welsh Hound
Color: Grizzle-red with white patches and with white markings like the English Foxhound, Harrier and Beagle. Height: 24 in. Weight: 75 lbs. A symmetrically built dog on racy lines. His ...
-British Colonial Breeds
Gazelle Hound (India) Lhassa Terrier (India) Tibetan Mastiff (India) Rampur Greyhound (India) BANJARA (India) BARB (Australia) Australian Terrier (Australia). Kangaroo Greyhound (Australia). Mal...
-Gazelle
Color: Self-colored black and the different shades of fawn and dirty white. Height: 29 in. Weight: 70 lbs. A big dog built on delicate and elegant lines. The head is fine, lean and bony...
-Lhassa Terrier
Color: Black, dark grizzle, slate, sandy, or mixture of these colors with white. Height: About 11 in. Weight: About 14 lbs. The head is distinctly terrier-like, with narrow skull, which falls...
-Tibetan Mastiff
Color: Black and tan, red with black saddle, mahogany red, or all black. White is sometimes seen on the chest and toes. Height: Not less than 30 in. Weight: Not less than 160 lbs. This is ...
-Rampur Greyhound
Color : Mouse-gray. Height: 30 in. Weight: 75 lbs. This is a powerfully-built greyhound, with a long, strong skull, flat between the ears, without any stop and has powerful jaws. His light ye...
-Banjara
Color: Self-colored, sandy, light fawn, and the various shades of gray. Without white if possible, but a little white on chest and toes does not disqualify. Height: 25 in. Weight: 45 lbs. Thi...
-Barb, The Australian Sheep Dog, The Kelpie
Color: All black. Height: 24 in. Weight: 54 lbs. A well-built, medium-sized dog with a head like the Pomeranian or Schipperke. His almond-shaped, dark eyes convey an intelligent...
-Australian Terrier
Color: Blue or gray body, tan on legs or face, with a top-knot of blue or silver. Clear sandy or deep red. Height: 10 in. Weight: 15 lbs. This is a rather low set dog, compact and activ...
-Kangaroo Greyhound
Color : All colors. Black not desirable. Height: 29 in. Weight: 66 lbs. In general appearance he resembles the English Greyhound, but is heavier built. The skull is broader between the ...
-Maltese
Color : Pure white, without. Height: From 8 to 12 in. Weight: Under 12 lbs. This is a bright, spritely, active taking character. His head is much like that of a drop-eared Skye Terrier ...
-Black Newfoundland
Color: A. Jet black with a slight tinge of brown or a splash of white on chest and toes is not objectionable. B. Black and white, or white and black. Beauty in markings is of great consideration...
-The Huskie Sledge Dogs Of Northern Canada
The Huskie is a strong, powerfully built dog, varying in size and color, but uniform as to his great bone, stamina and dense coat. He is extensively used for all manner of draught work in which ...
-The Labrador Retriever
Color: Black. Height: 26 in. Weight: 8 0 lbs. The Labrador is of medium size, strong and well built, head strong and rather long with wide, rather flat skull with a slight ridge running down ...
-French Breeds
Pyrenean Sheepdog. French Sheepdog. Barbet. Smooth-Coated Basset. Rough-Coated Basset. Rough-Coated Basset of Brittany. Basset of Ardennes. Rough-Coated Basset of Vendee. Blue ...
-Pyrenean Sheepdog
Color. All white, sometimes with small orange patches on the ears. Height: 30 in. Weight: 155 lbs. This is a large, well-built clog, with a rather weak head in comparison to his body. The ...
-French Sheepdog
Color: Dirty black, slate, grizzle and reddish. Height: 25 in. Weight: 65 lbs. This is a well-built dog of medium size, with a busy and intelligent appearance, and is well covered with a shag...
-Barbet
Color: Grizzle black, creamy brown, dirty white, white and chestnut, and white and black. Height: 22 in. Weight: 56 lbs. The Barbet is a strongly made dog, very compactly built. Is roun...
-Smooth-Coated French Basset Hound
Color: Black with white and tan, the head, shoulders and quarters a rich tan, and black patches on the back. They are sometimes hare-pied. Height: 13 in. Weight: 50 lbs. The head is mos...
-Rough-Coated French Basset Hound
Color: Any recognized hound color. Height: 13 in. Weight: 50 lbs. A very powerful hound for its size, on short and strong legs. The head is large, skull long and narrow and peak well de...
-Rough-Coated Basset Of Brittany
Color: Tawny-red with white markings. Height: 12 in. Weight: 56 lbs. This is a coarse looking dog with long body and short, heavy neck. The head is long with high domed skull. Stop slig...
-Basset Of The Ardennes
Color: Black and tan, hare color or tawny red. Height: 15 in. Weight: 55 lbs. This is a typical hound, a bloodhound in miniature. The head is large but not broad, skull high and narrow,...
-Rough-Coated Basset Of Vendee
Color: White with red patches or tri-color. Height: 15 in. Weight: 56 lbs. This is a dog of strong and muscular shape, with a long, lean, slightly rounded head. The eyes are dark brown ...
-Blue Basset Of Gascogne
Color: Tri-color, so-called trout color, blue-mottled, white with black and light tan spots above the eyes. Height: 14 in. Weight: 56 lbs. This is a strong and massive dog, with a long,...
-French Pointer
The stern is generally docked; in all other respects similar to the English Pointer. ...
-Dupuy Pointer
Color: Pure white with small or large dull brown markings. Height: 27 in. Weight: 50 lbs. The Dupuy Pointer is a big upstanding dog with considerable elegance in his movements. The head is...
-Pointer Of Ariege
Color: White with light brown or lemon spots. Height: 26 in. Weight: 70 lbs. This dog is elegant in build and well developed. The skull should be rather narrow with the occipital bone w...
-Pointer Of Saint-Germain
Color: White with large lemon markings, not spots. Height: 27 in. Weight: 60 lbs. In general appearance he is a clever looking, graceful dog, symmetrical in shape and standing rather high on ...
-Pointer Bour-Bonnais
Color: White with light chestnut spots, and no large markings. Height: 24 in. Weight: 70 lbs. This dog is rather lighter in bone than the English and French varieties, is shorter and more com...
-Blue Pointer Of Auvergne
Color: White with black markings and tickings, giving a blue effect. Head always black with a white blaze up the face. Height: 25 in. Weight: 53 lbs. In general appearance this dog is o...
-French Setter
Color: White with chestnut patches. Height: 25 in. Weight: 56 lbs. The French Setter is a strong, shapely dog of an imposing appearance. The head is strong and well developed. Skull round, br...
-Setter Of Pont-Audemer
Color: Brown and grizzle, brown and white, or self-colored brown. A black or black and white coat is objectionable. Height: 22 in. Weight: 56 lbs. This dog should be of a short, thick-set build ...
-Griffon Boulet
Color: Chestnut, dead leaf color with or without white, never with black or yellow. Height: 23 in. Weight: 56 lbs. A rather coarse-looking dog, but with a sharp appearance and his expression ...
-Griffon Guerlain
Color: White with orange or yellow patches. Height: 23 in. Weight: 56 lbs. This is a medium-sized dog, short in the body and compactly built. He has a big head for his size and the eyes are r...
-Griffon Nivernais
Color. Tri-color, black and tan and brown, with or without dirty white patches. Height: 23 in. Weight: 60 lbs. A strongly built dog, rather long in body and not particularly attractive ...
-Griffon Fauve De Bretagne
Color: Fallow, inclined to red, sometimes discolored red. Height: 23 in. Weight: 65 lbs. A heavily-built dog, very robust. The head is large and strong with flat skull, prominent occipu...
-Griffon Vendeen
Color: White and orange, white and wheaten, white and mouse-gray, and with red or brown patches. Height: 25 in. Weight: 65 lbs. An upstanding dog of firm structure, covered with a hard and cl...
-French Bulldog
Color: Almost any color, but black and black and tan will disqualify. Weight: Three classes are provided, under 20 lbs., 20 to 24 lbs, and 24 to 28 lbs. The French Bulldog ought to have the appe...
-Corded Poodle
Color: All black, all white, all red, or all blue. Height: 22 in. Weight: 50 lbs. The most popular varieties of the Poodle are the corded and non-corded. In general appearance he presents an act...
-Toy Poodle
Similar in all respects to the non-corded variety, but the coat is softer and silsier, and he should not stand more than 12 inches high or weigh more than 10 pounds. ...
-Bordeaux
Color: Reddish fawn, with red mask, red with red mask, fawn and no mask, fawn or red with black mask. Brindles, blacks and pied disqualify. Height: 29 in. Weight: 120 lbs. This is a smo...
-Hound Of Vendee
Color: White or with dark red and yellow patches. Height: 28 in. Weight: 58 lbs. A strong dog, well built and elegant. His head is clean and slightly arched and skull rounded. The eyes are da...
-Poitevin Hound
Color : White, blue and orange, with pale tan markings on body and legs. Height: 25 in. Weight: 58 lbs. This is a muscular sort of dog with rather square fine head, slightly domed in sk...
-Poitou Hound
Color: White, black and tan, and tri-color. Height: 26 in. Weight: 58 lbs. A muscular dog with limbs rather flat but large. The head is lean, fine and carried proudly on a well arched neck. T...
-Normand Dog
Color: White with large brown, black or grizzled patches, tri-color with grizzle saddle. Height: 29 in. Weight: 78 lbs. A heavy, strong, rather coarse-looking dog and is the heaviest of all t...
-Saintonge
Color: White with black patches and blue belton. The ears and palate always black and he has light tan spots above the eyes. Height: 28 in. Weight: 62 lbs. In general appearance this dog is e...
-Gascogne
Color: Blue or white with many black spots, blue mottled, and pale tan markings, rather black and the legs tinted with red. Height: 23 in. Weight: 55 lbs. This is a strong and massive dog, wi...
-Franche-Comte
Color: White with yellow, orange or red patches. Height: 23 in. Weight: 54 lbs. A dog of medium size and symmetrically built. The head is fine and of fair length with domed skull and th...
-Artois
Color: White with yellow or red patches, tri-color with black saddle. Height: 23 in. Weight: 50 lbs. A strong and well-built dog of medium size. Rather long skull, with the stop not too...
-Virelade
Color: White with large black patches and light tan spots. Height: About 29 in. Weight: About 62 lbs. A dog of great size, yet strong and light and rather long in the body. The head is ...
-Gris De Saint-Louis
Color: Grizzle on the back, red brindled with the legs of a hare color, or the back rather black and the legs tinted with red. Height: 23 in. Weight: 55 lbs. This is a dog of good size, rathe...
-German Breeds
Great Dane. Dachshund. Pomeranian. Pomeranian (Miniature). Dobermann plnscher. Affenpinscher. German Sheep Dog. German Hound. Wire-Coated German Terrier. Smooth-Coated Germa...
-Great Dane
Color: Brindle, fawn, blue, black and harlequin. The harlequin should have jet-black patches and spots on a pure white ground. Height: 30 in. or more. Weight: 120 lbs. and over. This dog i...
-Dachshund
Color: Black, gray, red or yellow in good harmony, much white is objectionable. Height: English standard, 7 to 9 in.; German standard, 7 to 8 in. Weight: English standard, 18 to 21 lbs.; ...
-Spitz Pomeranian
Color: White, black, blue, brown, chocolate, sable in all shades, red, orange and fawn in all shades, and parti-colors. The whites must be free from lemon or any color, and the other colors free...
-Miniature Pomeranian
This breed has now been perfected as a toy variety to the almost entire exclusion from the show ring of the original spitz. Formerly he was produced in Pomeria, in all sizes from 20 to 40 lbs. weight....
-Dobermann Pinscher
Color: Black and tan, small white patches on chest is permissible. Height: 24 in. Weight: 45 lbs. This is a well built muscular dog, with an appearance denoting quickness, strength and ...
-Affenpinscher (Monkey Terrier)
Color : Gray-black, blue-gray, dirty yellow, red and their different shades. The light-colored dogs have often a black muzzle. Height: Not more than 20 in. Weight: Under 8 lbs. This is...
-German Shepherd Dog
Color: Black, grizzle, reddish brown, either self colored or with tan, white ar white with large dark patches or brindle, with or without tan markings. White c the chest and legs is permissible,...
-German Hound
Color: White muzzle, collar, neck, chest and tip of tail; the head, body and tail are orange, tawny, yellow, black, grizzle or brindle, but never brown. Height: 21 in. Weight: 40 lbs. This is a ...
-Wire-Coated German Terrier (Schnanzer Or Rattler)
Color: Pepper and salt, iron-gray, silver-gray, dull black with yellow or tan markings on head and legs, rust-yellow and gray-yellow. A bright red is objectionable. Height: 18 in. Weight: ...
-Smooth-Coated German Pointer
Color: Pure brown, brown and white, or white with brown patches. Height: 26 in. Weight: 70 lbs. This dog is of medium size and is built on good uniform lines. It should not be too heavy in...
-Rough-Coated German Pointer
Color: Brown and white, apparently grizzled-brown mixed with large brown markings. Height: 26 in. Weight: 70 lbs. In general appearance this dog follows the characteristics of the smooth-coat...
-Pointer Of Wurtemberg
Color: Tri-color, so-called trout color, with brown-brindle and patches of tan markings. Head and ears darker in color than the rest of the body. Height 27 in. Weight 75 lbs. A strong, shapel...
-Pointer Of Weimar
Color: Varies from silver grizzle to mouse grizzle, often clearer on the head and on the ears. White patches on the chest and on the feet are objectionable, and tan markings are decided faults. ...
-German Setter
Color: Self colored dark brown, often with a little white on chest; white with large or small brown patches or mixed; never black or red. Height: 26 in. Weight : 70 lbs. In general ap-pearanc...
-Wachtel-Hund
Color: Self-colored brown, often with a white patch on stern and chest; white with large or small brown patches, or mixed. Height: 20 in. Weight: 56 lbs. The Wachtel-hund is somewhat like the...
-Griffon-Korthals
Color: Steel gray with brown patches or self-colored brown often mixed with grey hairs. Also white, grey with brown, or grey with yellow patches. Height: 24 in. Weight: 56 lbs. This dog...
-Boxer
Color: Yellow or brin-dle, with or without black muzzle. White patches allowed, but liver color is a disqualification. Height: 21 in. Weight: 50 lbs. A strong, lively, smooth-coated dog...
-Hanovrian Limer
Color: Gray-brown, like the winter coat of a deer, tan, red-yellow, darker on the mask, ears, and around the eyes, and often with a dark trace down the back. Height: 20 in. Weight: 54 lbs. ...
-Bavarian Limer
. Color: Tan, red-yellow, or wheaten, often darker on the back, with muzzle and ears nearly always black. Height: 20 in. Weight: 52 lbs. A medium-sized dog, light in bone, with a grave and...
-Italian Breeds
Italian Greyhound Italian Griffon Italian Pointer. Bolognese Italian Sheepdog Sheepdog of Abruzzes. ...
-Italian Sheepdog
Color : Dirty yellow, dark shades are not desirable. Height: 23 in. Weight: 62 lbs. This is a strong, thick-set dog with heavy, somewhat rounded skull. The eyes are hazel color of intel...
-Sheepdog Of The Abruzzes
Color: All white. Height: 27 in. Weight: 66 lbs. A large and coarse dog. The head is fairly long, somewhat broad in skull, slightly domed, and without stop. The eyes are small and dark ...
-Italian Greyhound
Color: Self-colored, golden fawn, but all shades of fawn, red, mouse, blue, green, and white are recognized. Blacks, brindles and pied are less desirable. Weight, two classes : Over 8 lbs. and unde...
-Italian Griffon
Color: All white or white with yellow or light brown patches. Height: 26 in. Weight: 56 lbs. This dog is known as the Spinone and is a well-built and clever dog of medium size. The head is ra...
-Italian Pointer
Color: White with orange patches, white speckled with lemon, white and liver, and roan with liver. Height: 25 in. Weight: 80 lbs. The Italian Pointer is a strong, muscular and elegantly shape...
-Bolognese
Color: Self-colored white. Height: 12 in. or under. Weight: 8 lbs. or less. This is a ladies' toy dog. The head is rather broad and muzzle not too long. The eyes are large, dark in colo...
-Netherlands Breeds
Draught Dog Brussels Griffon (Belgium) Toy Brabantine (Belgium) Belgian Sheepdog (Belgium). SCHIPPERKE (Belgium). PAPILLON (Belgium). Wire-haired Dutch Terrier (Holland). Dutch Sheepdog (H...
-Draught Dog
This is more or less of a nondescript variety, but he is worthy of a place in the sun by reason of the inestimable service he renders to his master or mistress. Daily he may be seen in Belgium a...
-Brussels Griffon
Color: Red. Weight: Under 9 lbs. This is a ladies' pet dog, very intelligent, sprightly, robust, of compact appearance, and is peculiar for his quasi-human expression. His head is rounded,...
-Toy Brabantine
The Toy Branbantine resembles the Brussels Griffon in every respect, except that his coat is short and smooth and his color red, or black and tan. ...
-Belgian Sheepdog
Color: Reddish-black, if possible with black muzzle. Height: 21 in. Weight: 54 lbs. A very intelligent and rustic dog built to withstand the changeable climate of urn. His sagacity, activity ...
-Schipperke
Color: All black. Height: 12 in. Weight: 12 lbs. This is an excellent little watch dog, very active and always on the alert, very courageous, exceedingly inquisitive, and a good vermin dog. T...
-Papillon
Color: Self-colored red mahogany, ruby, chestnut red, dark yellow, or white with these patches. Height: Not more than 10 in., the smaller the better. Weight: 8 lbs. and under. This is a livel...
-Wire Haired Dutch Terrier
Color: Red, yellow-brown, dirty yellow with moustaches, beard and eye lashes often black. Height: 17 in. Weight: 27 lbs. This is a rather commonly built dog, lively and intelligent; is a good...
-Dutch Sheepdog
Color: Immaterial, but no pie colors allowed. Height: 21 in. Weight: 52 lbs. A strong, well-built dog, very active and intelligent. The head is rather long and narrow, with flat skull, no sto...
-Danish Pointer
Color : Yel-low-orange with white markings on the legs, feet, chest, muzzle and tip of tail. Self-colored yellow-orange is objectionable. Height: 26 in. Weight: 60 lbs. In general ap-pearance...
-Austro-Hungarian Breeds
Austrian Hound Hungarian Sheepdog. Bosnian Hound Dalmatian. ...
-Austrian Hound
Color: Black with tan or yellow, brown and red in all shades and self-colored white. Height: 21 in. Weight: About 50 lbs. A dog of medium size, rather long, strong and of elastic struct...
-Hungarian Sheepdog
Color: White or dirty white, sometimes seen with a yellow tip on the ears. Height: 27 in. Weight: 73 lbs. This is a well-made muscular dog, with broad skull, long and tapering muzzle. T...
-Bosnian Hound
Color: Red, brown white low, or red patches and tri-color. Height: 25 in. Weight: 65 lbs. This is a well-built, lively dog and conveys the impression of great stamina. The head is somewhat...
-Dalmatian
Color: Color together with markings are most important. The ground should be white. He should be spotted with either black or liver-colored spots clearly defined and on no account should the spo...
-Spanish Pointer
Color: Brown and white, red and white, black and white, and pure brown. The white must not predominate. Height: 24 in. Weight: 80 lbs. In general appearance the Spanish Pointer is a somewhat ...
-Medelan
Color: A dirty color or grizzled red with white patches and always shaded with black or darker color, like the St. Bernard and Mastiff. Height: 27 in. Weight: 180 lbs. A powerful and impos...
-Swiss Breeds
St. Bernard Swiss Setter. Lucern Hound Bern Hound. Swiss Hound. ...
-St. Bernard
Color: Red, orange, various shades of brindle, or white with patches on body, of the above named colors. He should have white muzzle, blaze up face, collar, chest, forelegs, feet and end of tail...
-Swiss Setter
Color: Mixed chestnut and grizzle, trout color, or white and chestnut with grizzled patches. Height: 24 in. Weight: 52 lbs. In general appearance the Swiss Setter is a well built, intelligent...
-Lucern Hound
Color: Iron-gray, steel-blue, blue mottled with large dark or black patches, and some have the head, body and paws with pale yellow or tan markings. Height: 19 in. Weight: 45 lbs. A dog of me...
-Bern Hound
Color: Tri-color, white, black, brown-yellow, or tan. White with large black patches and tan markings on the eyes, jaws, and inside of the ears. Height: 21 in. Weight: 50 lbs. This is a...
-Swiss Hound
Color: White with large yellow, orange or tan patches. Frequently spotted with red or yellow markings and a black shade with red color is permissible. The skin is often spotted with black, giving him ...
-Russian Breeds
BORZOI (Russian Wolfhound) Russian Yellow Retriever. Russian Hound Owtchar. Samoyed. ...
-Borzoi
Color: Immaterial, except that self-colored specimens or those with heavy, black markings are objectionable. Height: 33 in. Weight: 100 lbs. The Borzoi is one of the most ancient of Rus...
-Russian Yellow Retrievers
Color: Yellow or rich red sable. Height: 28 in. Weight: 90 lbs. This dog is similar in all essentials to the English Retriever, except that he is a size bigger and heavier in coat, and of cou...
-Russian Hound
Color: Grizzle or black, with tan markings, often with a white collar, feet and tip of tail. Height: 20 in. Weight: 58 lbs. The head much resembles that of a wolf, being considerably broader ...
-Owtchar (Russian Sheepdog)
Color : Slate color, dirty white, and nearly black. Height: 32 in. Weight: 105 lbs. This is a large and strongly built dog of very great antiquity. His head is massive, round, and covered wit...
-Samoyed
Color: White or white with black, brown or wolf patches. Height: 22 in. Weight: 65 lbs. A dog of medium size, well built and cobby, covered with a thick fur. The head is slightly domed and fa...
-Breeds Of The Northern Latitudes Of Europe And Asia
Finnish Pom Finnish Elkhound Norwegian Elkhound Swedian Hound. Norwegian Hound Iceland Dog Dog of Noorland Lapland Sheepdog. Esquimau. Dogs Sledging in the Icefields of the Northern Lat...
-Finnish Pom
Color: Foxy-red or yellow-red, often with a white patch on chest, feet and tip of tail. Height: 18 in. Weight: 56 lbs. A cobbily-built dog with an intrepid and audacious appearance. The head of ...
-Finnish Hound
Color: Red-brown, shade of yellow on muzzle and legs; white patches permissible. Height: 23 in. Weight: 65 lbs. A proportionately built dog with long, broad muzzle, light brown eyes, de...
-Norwegian Elkhound
Color: Grizzle in all its shade; grizzle-brown, grizzle - brown and black. A white patch on the chest and feet is permissible. The undercoat should be pale brown. Height: 20 in. Weight: 60...
-Swedian Hound
Color: Black - the head, chest and legs being tan or dark yellow. White patches on the head, chest, feet and tip of tail are permissible. Also tan or dark yellow with large white patches. Height...
-Norwegian Hound
Color: Iron gray patches and spots on blue background; so-called trout color with brown-brindle in patches, tan markings; blue-merle; black with tan or brown markings; tan with white patches. ...
-Iceland Dog
Color: Brownish or gray, sometimes dirty white or dirty yellow, and is frequently seen with black on the back. Height: 14 in. Weight: 45 lbs. This is a lightly built dog with a game t...
-Dog Of Noorland
Color: All shades of grizzle with black or darker tips. The under coat should be as white as possible. A yellow undercoat is a fault. Height: 22 in. Weight: 65 lbs. A strong and well-bu...
-Lapland Sheepdog
Color: Black, rusty black, grizzle with white feet. White dogs with reddish brown patches and self-colored yellow-brown ones are highly appreciated, but all white is a fault. Height: 20 in. Weig...
-Esquimau
Color: Black or rusty black with white patches, and white chest. Sometimes brown with gray patches and all white. Height: 16 in. Weight: 56 lbs. This is a medium-sized, well-boned dog, with b...
-United States Of America Breeds
Boston Terrier American Bloodhound. Chesapeake American Foxhound. ...
-Boston Terrier
Color: Brindle with even white markings. Weight: Not exceeding 27 lbs., divided into three classes, as follows: A, under 17 lbs.; B, 17 to 22 lbs.; C, 22 to 27 lbs. The general appearance ...
-American Bloodhound
Color: Tan, black and tan. The black and tan must be well defined; white is not allowed except a small spot on the breast. Height: 28 in. Weight: 60 lbs. A clog showing much hound character, ...
-Chesapeake
Color: Nearly resembling wet sedge grass or discolored coat of the Buffalo. Height: 24 in. Weight: 65 lbs.. A symmetrical and well built dog with a head somewhat broad, yellow eyes, small ear...
-American Foxhound
Color: Not material, but usually black and tan and white. Height: Males, 24 in. Weight: 60 lbs. The American Foxhound is a strong, clean-limbed dog, built on lighter lines than his English br...
-Mexican Hairless
Color: Generally color of elephant's hide. The skin always feels cold and is often mottled with flesh-colored, pink or grizzle patches. Weight: From 8 to 20 lbs. In body properties they somew...
-Chihuahua
Color: Reddish black and fawn. Weight: From 1 to 4 lbs. This dog is strictly of Mexican origin, though it is also found in the state of Texas. It is the most diminutive of all breeds. Is rem...
-Japanese Spaniel
Color: Black and white, or red and white. The term red includes all shades of sable, brindle, lemon and orange, but the brighter and clearer the red the better. The white should be clear white a...
-Chinese Breeds
Pekingese Spaniel. Happa. Chow-Chow. Pug. Chinese Crested Little Lion Dog. ...
-Pekingese
Color: All colors are allowable - red, fawn, black, black and tan, sable, brindle, white and parti colors. Those with black masks and spectacles around the eyes and lines to ears are the most ...
-Happa
The Happa is identical in every respect with the Pekingese Spaniel, except that his coat is short and smooth. ...
-Chow-Chow
Colors: Black, red, yellow, blue, white. All self-colors. Height: 20 in. Weight: 50 lbs. A lively, compact, short-bodied dog with well-knit frame, and tail curled well over the back. The skul...
-Pug
Color: Silver fawn, apricot fawn, black. Height: 12 in. Weight: 17 lbs. This is a square and cobby dog, short in body, and wide in chest. His compactness of form and hardness of developed mus...
-Chinese Crested Dog
Height: 12 in. Weight: 20 lbs. This is a hairless breed, except that he has a silky top-knot or crest, and some feathering or tuft at the root of the tail, which feature is considered very...
-Little Lion Dog
Color: All colors; self-colored or parti colors. The most preferable being the self-colored white, black and lemon. Height: 14 in. Weight: 9 lbs. This is a small ladies' pet dog, very a...
-Various Greyhounds
Balearic (Spain) Phu-Quoc (Siam). Persian Portuguese. Arabian. In addition to the above named varieties of the Greyhound, there are others known as Greyhounds of Crimea, of Caucasus, of Circa...
-Balearic Greyhound
Color: Red fawn or fawn with white patches. Height: 25 in. Weight: 66 lbs. This is a lean-looking dog and by no means elegant. The skull is slightly domed, narrow and long, and the jaws...
-Phu-Quoc Greyhound
Color: Reddish-fawn with black muzzle and with dark strip down the back. Height: 21 in. Weight: 40 lbs. This is a heavy kind of greyhound with a long, slightly domed skull, broad muzzle, jaw ...
-Portuguese Greyhound
Color: Reddish-roe, dark yellow, mouse grey, or black, with small white patch only on the chest. Height: 29 in. Weight About 56 lbs. A muscular and well-built dog, but rather coarse for a gre...
-Persian Greyhound
Color: Black, various shades of fawn and sometimes a dirty white. Height: 28 in. Weight: 70 lbs. This is a rather big dog, but delicate and elegant in outline. His head is fine, light, lean a...
-Arabian Greyhound
Color: Light yellow sand color with black mask and black eyelids. Height: 28 in. Weight: 65 lbs. This is a dog of lean, elegant and alert appearance. He is higher on the leg and shorter...
-Dogs In Warfare
Cry Havoc! and let slip the dogs of war HOWEVER trite may be the saying that history repeats itself, it is unquestionably apposite in regard to the employment of dogs in warfare. Great hounds wer...
-Ambulance Dogs
The Ambulance Dog at Work. Not until the history of the present European war comes to be written will it be known just how great have been the services of the dog for ambulance work. Shortly ...
-British Sheep Dogs
PUBLIC trials of working sheep dogs were first introduced by Mr. Lloyd Price, of Rhiwlas, Bala, North Wales, in 1873. The object for which they were originally instituted was to promote a better train...
-British Sheep Dogs. Continued
A portion of the vast park, some three-quarters of a mile long and about half as wide, remote from the show ground where the exhibits are localized, is divided off by a rope fence; this constitutes th...
-Training The Working Shepherd Dog
CERTAIN technical terms are used in the following article which it may be well to explain for the benefit of those not familiar with the shepherd's vocabulary. 1. The run out means that the dog is s...
-Police Dogs
IT is admitted on all hands that the dog is capable of training to do his master's bidding in a great many different ways. Other chapters appear in this work detailing with what purpose he is used as ...
-The Hunting World And The Use Of Dogs
IT IS to the Normans that the English-speaking races of the earth today owe their hunting hounds and in all their varieties. The Talbot hound was introduced into England at the time of the conquest by...
-The Gun And Coursing Dogs Of The World
IF there be one study in connection with dogs more interesting than another, it must be that which has reference to the gun dogs and the coursing dogs of the world. Since time immemorial, dogs have be...
-The Gun And Coursing Dogs Of The World. Continued
The slugi or greyhounds of Arabia, Persia and Egypt may be noticed. In these we will find small examples of the Russian wolf-hound, but they have down or setterlike ears as opposed to the half-cocked ...
-Whippet Dogs And Whippet Racing
THE whippet is a greyhound-like dog, and is the fastest of all dogs at his weight or height. In some instances they have been crossed with Italian greyhounds, but these alliances are apt to bring abou...
-Starts For Dogs And Bitches Of Different Weights In 200 Yards Handicap
When a dog wins at a handicap he must be penalized according to the judgment of the handicapper. The following handicap would put each dog or bitch on equal terms, providing all the dogs were exactly ...
-The Sled Dogs Of Alaska
Between the laborer who earns his daily bread by the sweat of his brow, and the spoiled favorite of fortune who neither toils nor spins, there is not more difference than between the workers of the No...
-The Sled Dogs Of Alaska. Part 2
The amount of rest in the race is a question of judgment with the driver, who must decide how much he can afford to take himself, and give his dogs without the unnecessary loss of a moment; but as he ...
-The Sled Dogs Of Alaska. Part 3
The tragedies of the Arctic wastes are many, and would be more but for the faithful dogs; the list of canine heroes is long, and would be much longer were all of their brave deeds recorded. They have ...









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