Dog stories and dog lore experiences of two boys in rearing and training dogs; with many anecdotes of canine intelligence. by Thomas Wallace Knox

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Published by Cassell & Company, Limited in New York .

Written in English

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  • Dogs -- Folklore.

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StatementBy Thomas W. Knox ...
LC ClassificationsQL795.D6 K6
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Pagination234 p.
Number of Pages234
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Open LibraryOL6948692M
LC Control Number04033726

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