Punch,  31 (1856), 211.

Dog-Market and Canine Intelligence



News-Commentary, Drollery


Animal Behaviour, Crime

    Discusses the rise in demand for dogs owing to the prevalence of garotte robberies and the fact that the 'dog is a far more eligible street-companion by night than a revolver or a bowie-knife'. Reports on the prices fetched by various breeds of dog, notably the bull terrier which boasts an 'immense power of jaw, and obstinate retentiveness of bite'.

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