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Dog Breeds-Newfoundland

Surely you remember Nana, the fictional Newfoundland employed as a nanny by the Darling family in┬áPeter Pan? Sweet-natured Nana was first introduced to the public by Scottish novelist and playwright J. M. Barrie in his 1904 play,┬áPeter Pan, which later became the well-loved kids’ story we know today.

It’s true that Barrie’s fictional account of Nana […]

By |March 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dog Breeds: Papillon

History

The Papillon was portrayed in portraits dating to the 16th century, a testament to the breed’s age and staying power. Rubens, Watteau, Boucher, Van Dyke, Rembrandt, and Fragonard all portrayed them in various artworks, usually accompanying their doting mistresses. The little spaniels were favorite companions of court ladies throughout Europe. Traders carried them in baskets […]

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