Dalmation or Coach Dog

DALMATIAN, OR COACH DOG  From paintings by Louis Agassiz Fuertes The Dalmatian was originally a “pointer” and in his native country was used for sporting purposes. But in England he was found to be very inferior to the native pointer, and, as he showed a marked fondness for horses and stables, he was specially trained …

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Major – The Dalmation

MAJOR, Hare and Hounds, East Sheen, S.W.I4.     MAJOR, the Dalmatian, should be a happy as well as a handsome dog. Who could be other than happy in such splendid surroundings, for the Hare and Hounds is an old coaching inn? A Dalmatian is often referred to as a plum pudding or spotted Dick. …

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