A vintage pointer dog illustration from Cassell's Illustrated Book of the Dog (1881).
A guest writer for the DogsBite.org Blog.
Once upon a time in a land far, far away Dear Reader, there were Sensible Dog People. These SDPs owned dogs for various reasons.
Sometimes the dogs herded cattle and generations of good herding dogs were bred for their ability to be brave and clever and learn quickly from their herding elders and human handlers. Some barked warnings at the heel… [Read full blog post]