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By Cynthia A. Branigan

The regal historical past of a respected, dependent breed

They have been one of many first wild animals to come back below the security of people. they've got sat on the ft of the Pharaohs. Their likenesses have graced cash, stamps, seals, and coats of fingers. and so they have gained the hearts of puppy fans world wide with their candy nature, intelligence, and grace.

Beautifully illustrated with greater than a hundred black-and-white reproductions and pictures, The Reign of the Greyhound is a wealthy, old testimony to the breed, celebrating its impressive position in dogs heritage and human civilization. Passionately written by way of Greyhound professional Cynthia Branigan, this up to date variation gains new info at the heritage and present country of ex-racer adoptions, which retailer the lives of millions of Greyhounds every year. From historical Egypt to fashionable occasions, from the temple to the convey ring to the music, you will see how this noble breed has advanced from a royal puppy to a racing puppy to a loving companion-and you are going to doubtless deepen your figuring out and appreciation of this positive animal, whose regal historical past has been too lengthy ignored.

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