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The Boston Terrier And All About It. A Practical, Scientific, And Up To Date Guide To The Breeding Of The American Dog | by Edward Axtell



Who and what is this little dog that has forced his way by leaps and bounds from Boston town to the uttermost parts of this grand country, from the broad Atlantic to the Golden Gate, and from the Canadian border to the Gulf of Mexico? Nay, not content with this, but has overrun the imaginary borders north and south until he is fast becoming as great a favorite on the other side as here, and who promises in the near future, unless all signs fail, to cross all oceans, and extend his conquests wherever man is found that can appreciate beauty and fidelity in man's best friend...

TitleThe Boston Terrier And All About It. A Practical, Scientific, And Up To Date Guide To The Breeding Of The American Dog
AuthorEdward Axtell
PublisherDogdom Battle Creek Mich.
Year1910
Copyright1910, Dogdom Battle Creek Mich
AmazonThe Boston Terrier And All About It - A Practical, Scientific, And Up To Date Guide To The Breeding Of The American Dog (A Vintage Dog Books Breed Classic) (A Vintage Dog Books Breed Classic)

The Boston Terrier And All About It. A Practical, Scientific, And Up To Date Guide To The Breeding Of The American Dog

BY

Edward Axtell

Proprietor St. Botolph Kennels, Cliftondale, Mass., U.S.A.

ASSOCIATE MEMBER AMERICAN KENNEL CLUB

MEMBER OF THE BOSTON TERRIER CLUB For Twelve Years

THE BOSTON TERRIER CLUB OF NEW YORK

Published by DOGDOM BATTLE CREEK MICH.

Copyright, 1910, by Dogdom Publishing Co. Battle Creek, Michigan

FOURTH EDITION

Edward Axtell

-Chapter I. The Boston Terrier
Who and what is this little dog that has forced his way by leaps and bounds from Boston town to the uttermost parts of this grand country, from the broad ...
-The Boston Terrier. Continued
On my last visit to England I found that quite a number of dogs have been bred in this way, viz., a first cross between the bull and terrier, especially in the ...
-Chapter II. The Boston Terrier Club. Its History, The Order Of Its Business, Constitution, By-Laws, And Official Standard
In 1890 a club was formed in Boston by a comparatively small body of men who were very much interested in the dog then known as the Round-Headed Bull and ...
-The Boston Terrier Club. Constitution
Constitution. Article I. Name This Association shall be known as and called the Boston Terrier Club. Article II. Object The object of the Club shall be to ...
-The Boston Terrier Club. By-Laws
By-Laws. Article I. Duties Of Officers Section 1. President. The president shall discharge the usual duties of his office, preside at all meetings of the Club ...
-The Revised Boston Terrier Standard
The present Boston terrier standard was adopted by the Boston Terrier Club on October 7, 1914, as a result of a revision recommended by a committee appointed ...
-An Early Boston Terrier Standard
The following standard adopted when the dog was known as the Round-Headed Bull and Terrier Dog, will be of interest here. Skull Large, broad and flat. Stop ...
-Chapter III. Kenneling
It goes without saying that any place is not good enough for a dog, although when one considers the way some dogs are housed in small, dark outbuildings, or ...
-Chapter IV. General Hints On Breeding
Having become possessed of suitable kennels to house his stock, the breeder is confronted with the great question: How and where shall I obtain my breeding ...
-General Hints On Breeding. Part 2
There are two or three subjects that demand the most careful consideration at the hands of the breeder, and to which I am afraid in many cases not particular ...
-General Hints On Breeding. Part 3
Another important feature, little understood, and frequently much dreaded, is that of Antecedent Impressions. When a bitch has been served by a dog not of her ...
-General Hints On Breeding. Part 4
Do not, on any account, allow the breeding stock to become too fat. Proper feeding and exercise, of course, will prevent this. It will be found if this is not ...
-Chapter V. Rearing Of Puppies
Assuming that the bitch has successfully whelped and all goes well, there is practically nothing to do beyond seeing that the mother is well fed, in which good ...
-Rearing Of Puppies. Part 2
Warm slightly, shake thoroughly and give one teaspoonful on an empty stomach, and I think it will be found that the worms will be eliminated. I have found it ...
-Rearing Of Puppies. Part 3
The several forms of skin disease which cause so much disquiet to young stock, preventing rest and hindering growth, are sometimes due to faults in feeding ...
-Chapter VI. Breeding For Size
When I joined the Boston Terrier Club in 1895, there were two classes for weight the light weight, from 15 to 23 pounds, and the heavy weight, from 23 to 30 ...
-Chapter VII. Breeding For Good Disposition
This, to my mind, is the most important feature in the breeding of the dog that demands the most careful attention. If the disposition of the dog is not all ...
-Breeding For Good Disposition. Continued
Upon taking the dog personally to the young lady in question, I told her his history as far as I knew it, and also that while I could give her the dealer's ...
-Chapter VIII. Breeding For A Vigorous Constitution
I think there never was a time in the history of the breed when this particular feature needed more thoughtful, systematic and scientific attention devoted to ...
-Breeding For A Vigorous Constitution. Part 2
If toy bitches are bred, look out for breakers ahead; only a very small per cent. live to play with their little ones. A toy bitch, bred to a toy dog, will ...
-Breeding For A Vigorous Constitution. Part 3
The day after Brownie whelped she and her mother went off for an hour or so, and they finished digging out Mr. Skunk (which the attention to her maternal ...
-Chapter IX. Breeding For Color And Markings
Every one who has a Boston terrier for sale knows that a handsome seal or mahogany brindle with correct markings, with plenty of luster in the coat, provided ...
-Breeding For Color And Markings. Part 2
The rich mahogany brindle next became the fashionable color (and personally I consider it the most beautiful shade), and Mr. A. Goode with Champion Monte and ...
-Breeding For Color And Markings. Part 3
I recently went into the kennels of a man who has started a comparatively short time ago, and who has been most energetic in his endeavors to produce a line of ...
-Breeding For Color And Markings. Part 4
We will enumerate the following colors in the order of their resistance, so to speak: No. 1. White. This color, theoretically a combination of red, green and ...
-Breeding For Color And Markings. Part 5
We have now enumerated practically all the less desirable shades, but let me observe in passing, in the process of color breeding that the law of atavism, or ...
-Chapter X. Sales
Every person who has bred Bostons for any length of time knows that a good dog sells himself. I do not imagine there is practically any part of this great ...
-Sales. Part 2
We will now consider the case of the buyer, assuming, of course, he is known or capable of presenting suitable references. We always advise him to deal with ...
-Sales. Part 3
I think Boston terriers as a breed occupy the same position amongst dogs as the hunter and carriage horse does amongst horses. Each are more or less a luxury.
-Sales. Part 4
Another case, and this is only a sample of several from the same city: A number of years back a New York lady, accompanied by her husband, came to our kennels ...
-Chapter XI. Boston Terrier Type And The Standard
The standard adopted by the Boston Terrier Club in 1900 was the result of earnest, sincere, thoughtful deliberations of as conservative and conscientious a ...
-Boston Terrier Type And The Standard. Continued
To those who must be doing something and who find a certain sense of satisfaction in tinkering with the standard, we extend our pity, and state that experience ...
-Chapter XII. Picture Taking
It would seem at the first glance that to write on this subject was only a waste of time and energy, and yet I know that no one feature of the dog business is ...
-Chapter XIII. Notes
There are several features of vital import in Boston terrier breeding that the passing years have disclosed to the writer the imperative need of attention to.
-Notes. Continued
The food problem at the present time is a very serious one. The high cost of all sorts of food of every variety should force those breeders who have been ...
-Chapter XIV. Conclusion
I was sitting by an open fire the other evening, and there passed through my mind a review of the breed since I saw a great many years ago, when the world, to ...
-Chapter XV. Technical Terms Used In Relation To The Boston Terrier, And Their Meaning
A Crackerjack A first class, typical dog. A Mutt A worthless specimen. A Flyer A dog capable of winning in any company. A Weed A leggy, thin, attenuated dog, ...









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