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The Mythology of Dogs: Canine Legend

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Tracing the literary and historical legacy of over 65 different breeds, The Mythology of Dogs is a magnificent, breed-by-breed collection of the legend and lore surrounding man's best friend. From the Afghan to the Yorkie, fascinating stories abount, including:

The Maltese who hid under the skirt of Mary Queen of Scots at her beheading
The medieval Wolfound who bravely saved
Paperback, 288 pages
Published December 15th 1997 by St. Martin's Griffin (first published 1997)
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This was kind of a neat dog folklore books. There were some good stories like why the rottweiler has such a ferocious growl and why the basenji doesn't bark and some that I didn't like so much, like the shar-pei that married the princess. On the whole a very interesting book.
Gabriel Dubransky
This book is about special dogs who have become loyal friends.
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