Dog Stories from the ''Spectator''

being anecdotes of the intelligence, reasoning power, affection and sympathy of dogs, selected from the correspondence columns of ''The Spectator''

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1895
Language: English
Wordcount: 39,596 / 118 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 74
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 964
Added to site: 2010.04.01
mnybks.net#: 27204
Origin: gutenberg.org
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"lurchers."

I have myself called on the porter of the infirmary for confirmation of the story, and am assured by him of its truth. How did an apparently friendless dog know where to go for surgical aid? The case differs from that of the dog which took its friend for treatment to King's College Hospital in London, for I understand that the King's College dog had previously been taken to the hospital for treatment itself; but in this case there is no such clue.

HELEN M. STURGE.

FEATURES IN THE CHARACTER OF A DOG.

[June 10, 1876.]

For some time past I have noticed in your journal letters and articles referring to the wonderful powers of dogs. As I was myself much struck by many features in the character of a dog which I knew, illustrating, as I think, not only affection, but reasoning faculties, I shall acquaint you with a few of these, believing that they may be interesting, at least to all admirers of that noble animal.

The dog of which I speak was a

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