The Complete Dog Book

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Stewart Kidd Company, 1921 - 353 sider
 

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Innhold

I
9
II
12
III
33
IV
51
V
73
VI
97
VII
123
VIII
136
X
208
XI
242
XII
277
XIII
284
XIV
319
XV
329
XVI
344
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IX
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Side 208 - John, standing upon the castle walls, saw two bulls fighting for a cow in the Castle Meadow, till all the butchers' dogs pursued one of the bulls (maddened with noise and multitude) clean through the town.
Side 171 - Shoulders long, and sloping well into the back, shoulder-blades flat. Chest deep but not broad. BODY. — Back short, strong and straight, ribs well sprung. HINDQUARTERS. — Strong and muscular with
Side 172 - The head and ears, with the exception of dark markings on each side of the skull, should be tan, the ears being of a darker shade than the rest. The legs up to the thighs and elbows being also tan. The body black or dark grizzle. Size. Dogs forty to forty-five pounds weight. Bitches slightly less.
Side 188 - ... and texture as the topknot, which gives the ear the appearance of a distinct point. The animal is often one or two years old before the feather is shown. The cartilage and skin of the ear should not be thick, but rather thin. Length of ear from three to four inches.
Side 44 - The least thing under the body when standing still, not straight, and the stifle slightly bent. Muscles. — Well distributed and highly developed. Pasterns. — Strong. Feet. — Like those of the Deerhound, rather long. The toes close together and well arched. Coat. — Long, silky (not woolly), either flat, wavy, or rather curly. On the head, ears, and front legs it should he short and smooth.
Side 259 - Toy varieties the skull may be rather rounder), large in proportion to the muzzle, which should finish rather fine and be free from lippiness. The teeth should be level, and on no account undershot. The head in its profile may exhibit a little " stop," which, however, must not be too pronounced, and the hair on head and face must be smooth or short-coated.
Side 165 - The shoulders should be long and sloping, well laid back, fine at the points, and clearly cut at the withers.
Side 183 - ... with fawn, light, or dark hairs. Legs. — Quite straight, which should be of a bright golden tan, and well covered with hair a few shades lighter at the ends than at the roots. Feet. — As round as possible ; toe nails black.
Side 187 - The teeth very strong, especially the canine, which are of extraordinary size for such a small dog. The canines fit well into each other, so as to give the greatest available holding and punishing power, and the teeth are level in front, the upper ones very slightly overlapping the under ones. [ Many of the finest specimens have a
Side 34 - An over-long neck is not necessary nor desirable, for the dog is not required to stoop to his work like a greyhound, and it must be remembered that the mane, which every good specimen should have, detracts from the apparent length of neck.

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