The Utility Dog Vol. II. - A Complete Anthology of the Dog gathers together all the best early writing on the breeds from our library of scarce, out-of-print antiquarian books and documents and reprints it in a quality, modern edition. This anthology includes chapters taken from a comprehensive range of books, many of them now rare and much sought-after works, all of them written by renowned breed experts of their day. These books are treasure troves of information about the breeds - The physical points, temperaments, and special abilities are given; celebrated dogs are discussed and pictured; and the history of each breed and pedigrees of famous champions are also provided. The contents were well illustrated with numerous photographs of leading and famous dogs of that era and these are all reproduced to the highest quality. Books used include: The Dog Book by James Watson (1906), Dogs And How To Know Them by Edward C. Ash (1925), About Our Dogs by A. Croxton Smith (1931) and many others. The breeds included in this Volume are: The French Bulldog, the German Spitz, the Keeshond, the Lhasa Apso, the Mexican Hairless Dog, the Poodle, the Schipperke, the Schnauzer and the Tibetan Spaniel.