This section is full of articles and information written by different authors covering a variety of dog breeds and canine issues.
The Breeders Corner articles is an opportunity for various breeders from around the world to tell their story and talk about their chosen breed.
I was born into an Airedale family in South Carolina in 1926. My father had seen these dogs in France in 1918, where they were
The recognition of a breed of dog by the world’s kennel clubs has long been a hit and miss affair. Here we failed to recognise
“The Medes, Albanians, Gelonians and Hyrcanians, as the various breeds of Assyrian mastiffs were called in after times, came from the north of Persia and
The Jack Russell Terrier must surely be one of the most popular dogs of all time. These little tykes are intelligent, active and they look
Anyone in Ireland (and indeed, much further afield) who has an interest in working terriers will know the name of Seamus Erwin. What is more,
I’ve had a few people approach me recently in relation to bull terriers and their use in the field, which has resulted in some very
The Formosan Mountain Dog (Taiwan Dog) is one of the oldest and most primitive dog breeds in the world. These dogs predate the first human
Of all the baiting sports which have now been made illegal, I only regret the passing of rat pits. For one thing, I hate rats
It has often been claimed that geniuses, whether scientific, mathematical, or musical, were touched by a divine fire that made them special, but it also
It has been the fashion recently to write articles in the sporting press giving high blown theories and exaggerated claims to the origins of various
High in California’s Sierra Nevada Mountains, in the violent years leading up to the Mexican-American War of 1846, lasso-toting horsemen known as vaqueros hunted an
…”the appearance of the formidable-looking animal, and the knowledge of his powers, more effectually prevented egg-stealing than would the best exertions of a dozen watchers.
The origin of the Deerhound breed is of such antiquity and the earliest names bestowed on it so inextricably mixed that no sound conclusion can
EARLIEST NOTION OF DOGS IN THE CANARY ISLANDS “Plinio and Estacio Seboso thus named the islands (Canaria), making derive their name from the large dogs
“A mastiff is a manner of hound.” ‘The Master of Game’ by Edward, second Duke of York, 1410 What is a mastiff? In using
Some while ago I wrote an article about the gradual disappearance, or rarity of the S.B.T. traditional colour of Brindle, that is the Brindle of