1902 Encyclopedia > Dog


"Dog" Article -- Table of Contents

Part 1: Dogs: Introduction. Domesticated Dogs compared with Wild Dogs

Part 2: Dogs and Humans over the Centuries

Part 3: Behaviour and Psychology of Dogs

Part 4: Wolf Dogs (Huskies, Sheep Dogs, Newfoundland Dogs, Great St Bernhards)

Part 5: Greyhounds

Part 6: Spaniels (Common Spaniels, Water Dogs, Setters, King Charles’s and Blenheim Spaniels, and Maltese Dogs)

Part 7: Hounds (Bloodhounds, Staghounds, Foxhounds, Harriers, Beagles, Pointers, Dalmations)

Part 8: Mastiffs (including Bulldogs and Pugs)

Part 9: Terriers (English, Scotch, Skye and Bull Terriers; Turnspits)



The above article was written by John Gibson; author of Science Gleanings in Many Fields, Chips from the Earth's Crust, and Great Waterfalls, Cateracts, and Geysers.





Recommended Resources
Your Dog's Best Friend book cover
How to Be Your Dog's Best Friend:
The Classical Training Manual for Dog Owners
(Revised and Updated Edition)

"The Monks of New Skete have been raising and training dogs for over 30 years at their Cambridge, New York, monastery, and this volume-updated from the 1978 version-offers solid insights on dog training, behavior, grooming, feeding and a host of other topics. Whether discussing country, city or suburban dogs, the monks dispense good advice on humane care, such as admonishing owners to avoid "canine incarceration," i.e., leaving a dog confined alone for long periods of time. While the book does contain many useful, tried-and-true techniques for obedience-stay, heel, down-stay, recall and the like-its unique value lies in the monks' insights and thoughts about the human-canine bond."
-- Publisher's Weekly

Click here for more details and to buy a copy of this book





Search the Encyclopedia:



About this EncyclopediaTop ContributorsAll ContributorsToday in History
Sitemaps
Terms of UsePrivacyContact Us



© 2005-17 1902 Encyclopedia. All Rights Reserved.

This website is the free online Encyclopedia Britannica (9th Edition and 10th Edition) with added expert translations and commentaries