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The curious history of Irish dogs

by David Blake Knox | 18 October 2018
Category: Natural History
Did you know that... -The Irish have the highest proportion of dog ownership in Europe? -The first probable reference to the Kerry Blue comes from 1847, when Major Richardson, the Wolfhound breeder and enthusiast, described what he termed 'a harlequin terrier'? -The Irish Wolfhound was first described by Julius Caesar in De Bello Gallico? -In 1920 Michael Collins organised a breed show for the Kerry Blue? His dog was entered under the show name of 'Convict 224', Eamon de Valera's prison number.
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Did you know that... -The Irish have the highest proportion of dog ownership in Europe? -The first probable reference to the Kerry Blue comes from 1847, when Major Richardson, the Wolfhound breeder and enthusiast, described what he termed 'a harlequin terrier'? -The Irish Wolfhound was first described by Julius Caesar in De Bello Gallico? -In 1920 Michael Collins organised a breed show for the Kerry Blue? His dog was entered under the show name of 'Convict 224', Eamon de Valera's prison number.
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Did you know that... -The Irish have the highest proportion of dog ownership in Europe? -The first probable reference to the Kerry Blue comes from 1847, when Major Richardson, the Wolfhound breeder and enthusiast, described what he termed 'a harlequin terrier'? -The Irish Wolfhound was first described by Julius Caesar in De Bello Gallico? -In 1920 Michael Collins organised a breed show for the Kerry Blue? His dog was entered under the show name of 'Convict 224', Eamon de Valera's prison number.

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The curious history of Irish dogs

ISBN9781848407015

Format

Publisher (18 October. 2018)

No. of Pages250

Weight312

Language English (United States)

Dimensions 240 x 182 x 21