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just won first in the Bhuteer Class at the Crystal Palace. Marni was very successfully exhibited, and up to the time of her death she held an unbeaten record. Mr. Lionel Jacobs gives the measurements of Marni as follow: Length of head, 6\m.; height at shoulder, ioin.; length of back, 19m.; length of ear, 2\\n. The same gentleman thus describes the breed in the organ of the Kennel Club referred to above :—;

Head. — Distinctly Terrier-like. Skull narrow, falling away behind the eyes in a marked degree, not quite flat, but not domed or apple-shaped. Fore face of fair length, strong in front of the eyes, the nose large, prominent, and pointed, not depressed; a square muzzle is objectionable. The stop, size for size, about that of the Skye Terrier. Mouth quite level, but of the two a slightly over-shot mouth is preferable to an under-shot one. The teeth are somewhat smaller than would be expected in a Terrier of the size. In this respect the breed seems to

suffer to an extraordinary degree from cankered teeth. I have never yet seen an imported specimen with a sound mouth.

Ears.—Set on low, and carried close to the cheeks, similar to the ears of a drop-eared Skye.

Eyes.—Neither very large and full, nor very small and sunk, dark brown in colour.

Legs and Feet.—The fore legs should be straight. In all short-legged breeds there is a tendency to crookedness, but the straighter the legs the better. There should be good bone. Owing to the heavy coat the legs look, and should look, very heavy in bone; but in reality the bone is not heavy. It should be round and of good strength right down to the toes, the less ankle the better. The hocks should be particularly well let down. Feet should be round and cat-like, with good pads.

Body. —There is a tendency in England to look for a level top and a short back. All the best specimens have a slight arch at the loin, and the back should not be too short; it should be considerably longer than the height at withers (note the measurements given of the bitch Marni). The dog should be well ribbed-up, with a strong loin, and well-developed quarters and thighs.

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Stent.—Should be carried well over the back after the manner of the tail of the Chow. All Thibetan dogs carry their tails in this way, and a low carriage of stern is a sign of impure blood.

Coat.—Should be heavy, of good length and very dense. There should be a strong growth on the skull, falling on both sides. The legs should be well clothed right down to the toes. On the body the hair should not reach to the ground, as in a show Yorkshire; there should be a certain amount of daylight. In general appearance the hair should convey the idea of being much harder to the eye than it is to the touch. It should look hard, straight, and strong, when to the touch it is soft, but not silky. The hair should be straight, with no tendency to curl.

Colour.— Black, dark grizzle, slate, sandy, or an admixture of these colours with white.

She.—About loin, or uin. height at shoulder for dogs, and ojn. or loin, for bitches.

Occasionally met with is another dog from the same country, usually called a Thibetan Spaniel; but as a matter of fact both Mr. Jacobs and Mr. Clarke are most emphatic in saying that there is no Thibet dog with any of the characteristics of the Spaniel as ordinarily understood.

INDEX

A

Aberdeen Terrier, 451. See Scottish

Terrier
Affexpinscher, 629
Afghan Greyhound, 138
African Sand-dogs, 548
Agassoei, 192
Aguara dogs, 147
Airedale Terrier, 415

American popularity, 415

Bingley Terrier, 415

breeders, prominent, 415, 416, 418

Broken-haired Terrier, 415

celebrated specimens, 415, 416

Club, 418

colours, 417

eyes, 416, 417, 418

hardiness, 417

history, 415

hound blood, 416

origin, 415, 416

points, 416, 417, 418

popularity, 415

prices realised, 415

puppy, selecting, 417

size, 416, 418

sporting dog, 417

temperament, 417

"Terrier" somewhat of a mis-
nomer, 418

water-dog, 415, 418

Waterside Terrier, 415, 416

Welsh Terrier confused with, 519

Working Terrier, 415
Altcar coursing meeting, 82, 91
Ancestors of the dog, 2
Ancient Dogs, I

necessity of, 13
Anubis, God of the Setting Sun, dog

sacred to, 4
Arctic Dogs, 362

Wolf, Grey, 3

Armour-clad war dogs of antiquity, 7
Asiatic Toys, 607

Association of the dog with primeval

man, I
Assyrian hunting dog, 6, 7

monuments, presentments of dogs
on, 6

Atavism (throwing back), 621
Australian Dog, 2, 373. See Dingo

B

Backing, Pointer, 248, 252
Badger-dog, 225, 234, 235
Badgers, baiting, 406, 407

Bedlington Terrier for, 491

Dachshund for, 227, 238

digging out, 408

habits, 238

hunting, 408

Irish Terrier for, 470
Barge-dog. 558
Barking, an acquired habit, 4
Bartlett, Mr. A. D., on origin of
breeds, 3

Barukhzy And Allied Eastern
Hounds, 138
Afghan Greyhound, 138
Cabul Dog, 138
colours, 140
hunting with, 140
introduction, 138
origin, 138

Persian Greyhound, 140
Rampur Hound, 140
size, 140
Basset-hound, 203

ii/amies 'lemi-torses, 203, 206
a jambes droits, 203, 207
a jambes torses, 204, 207
A poil dur, 204
fi foil ras, 204

Ii A8S ET - HO V N D — contj.
animals hunted by, 205
antiquity, 212, 216
Belgian, 203

Blain, Mr. Fred W., on, 212
breeders, prominent, 2 to, 214,

216, 220
breeding, 222

celebrated specimens, 210, 214,

216, 217, 218, 219, 223
classes or varieties, 203. 216
Club, 212, 221
colours, 206, 216, 218, 222
Couteulx Hounds, 216
crossbred, 206
Dachs Bracken, 206
Dachshund confused with, 228
Dachshund variety, 206
etymology of word, 203
faults, 222

Fino de Paris, 216, 218
French, 203
Griffon, 216, 219
grooming, 222
Half-rough, 205
history, 203
hunting, 204
inbreeding, 223
intelligence, 208, 214
Lane Hound, 216, 219
Masson, 216

Millais, Mr. E., on, 211, 215, 219
"music," 214
origin, 203

pack, formation of, 213
Pick, Mr. T., on, 214
points, 204, 207, 218, 221
prices realised, 223
puppies, 224
puppy, selecting, 224
Ramono, 217

Rough, 204, 205, 216, 221, 222

sagacity, 208, 214

shooting, excellence for, 208

size, 204, 207, 222

Smooth, 204, 205, 210, 216, 222

Stud Book, 212

Termino, 216, 218

training, 213

truffle-dog, 209

varieties, 203, 216

"Wildfowler" on, 203
Bawsind, 408
Beagle, 192

Agassrei, 192

antiquity, 193

Beagle -contd.

Appian on, 192

bedding, 200

breeding, 198

breeding down, 196

Club, 194, 200

colours, 196

distinct breed, 194

dwarf, 193, 196

exercise, 201

faults, 194, 196

feeding, 201

Glove, 193, 196

grooming, 200

history, 192

kennels, 200

Kerry, 198

Langehren, 192

Master, duties of, 198. 201

Mills, Mr., on, 193

modern v. old-time, 194

"music," 193, 196, 197

origin, 192, 198

pack, purchasing, 199

pack, starting, 198

pedigree, importance of, 199

Pocket, 193, 196, 197

points, 193, 194, 196

puppies, 200

purchasing pack, 199

rabbit-hunting. 197

Rough, 198

selecting, 198

Singing, 193

size, 193, 195, 196, 198

Sleeve, 196

Toy, 196, 197

uses of, 196

Velterer, 192

Wire-haired, 198
Bear-baiting, 385
Bearded Collie, 148. See Collie
Bedl1ngton Terr1er, 490

"Bedlington, Duke of," on, 491

breeders, prominent, 491, 493. 494,
497

celebrated specimens, 491, 493,

494, 497. 498
colours, 492, 495-497, 500
companion, 492
Coquetdale Terrier, 490
Clubs, 494-496
crosses, 495

Donkin, Mr W. J., on, 494
faking. 498
farmer's dog, 492

Bedlington Terriercontd.

fleetness, 495

history, 490, 491

inbred, 494

judging, erratic, 493

odour exhaled by, 494

origin, 490, 491, 492

Pickett, Mr. Thomas John, on, 491

points, 492, 495, 496, 500

preparing for show, 498

revival of interest in, 498

shows, early. 493

shows, small entries at, 498

size, 494, 495-497

temperament, 492, 493. 495, 499

top-knot, 492, 496, 500

water dog, 492, 499
Belgian Griffon, 610. See Griffon
Braxellois

Schipperke Club, 559, 560, 562
Bengalee Harrier, 376
Bhuieer Terrier, 630. .SVrLhassa Terrier
Bible, dogs of the, 14
Bingley Terrier, 415. See Airedale
Terrier

Birkenhead and Liverpool Bull-terrier

Club, 414
Bl.ACK-AND-TAN SETTER, 275

American, 282

Belton, 282

breeders, prominent, 276, 278,
279, 282

celebrated specimens, 276, 278,
279, 282

Chapman, Mr. Robert, on, 278, 279

colours, 275,276, 277, 280, 281, 282

Continental, 282

crosses, 276, 282

dewlap. 280. 281

field trials, 278

Gordon Castle blood, 275

haw, 280, 281

history, 275

Northern v. Southern, 280
origin, 275

points, 277, 280, 282, 283
puppies, 277, 282, 283
puppy, selecting, 282
scent, 282
shows, early, 277
shows, effects of, 277, 282
temperament, 282
trials, 278
Black-and-tan Terrier, 525
breeders, prominent, 526, 527
breeding, 527

Black-and-tan Terriercontd.
bronzed, 528

celebrated specimen, 527, 528
Club, 528

colours, 526, 527, 529

companion, 526

cropping, prohibition of, 528

crosses, 526

ears, 528, 529

faking, 526

gameness, 526

history, 525

improvement in, 526

Manchester Terrier, 526

modern, 525, 526

old-style, 525

origin, 525

pencil mark, 528

points, 529

"preparation " for show, 526
puppies, 527

shows, effects of, 525, 526
size, 529

skull, compression of, 526
temperament, 526
thumb mark, 528
Toy, 528, 529, 626. See below
tucked up flank, 526
"wheel-back," 526
Black-and-tan Terrier, Toy, 626
"apple-headed 'uns," 626
Blue-and-tan sport, 627
Blue or Blue Paul, 627
breeders, prominent, 627
breeding, 627
celebrated specimens, 627
coat, 627, 628
colour varieties, 627
crosses, 626

delicate constitution, 627
feeding, 628
history, 626

inbreeding, evils of, 626

origin, 626

points, 627

puppies, 628

rearing, 627, 628

scarcity of show specimens, 627

size, 627

Blenheim Spaniel, 592. See also
English Toy Spaniels
celebrated specimen, 592
colours, 593, 596
crosses, 594

head, human resemblance, 594
history, 592

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