By Cynthia A. Branigan

The regal historical past of a respected, based breed

They have been one of many first wild animals to come back lower than the safety of people. they've got sat on the ft of the Pharaohs. Their likenesses have graced cash, stamps, seals, and coats of fingers. they usually have received the hearts of puppy fans around the world with their candy nature, intelligence, and grace.

Beautifully illustrated with greater than a hundred black-and-white reproductions and images, The Reign of the Greyhound is a wealthy, historic testimony to the breed, celebrating its amazing position in canines historical past and human civilization. Passionately written by way of Greyhound professional Cynthia Branigan, this up-to-date variation beneficial properties new details at the background and present nation of ex-racer adoptions, which shop the lives of millions of Greyhounds every year. From historical Egypt to fashionable occasions, from the temple to the express ring to the song, you will see how this noble breed has advanced from a royal puppy to a racing puppy to a loving companion-and you will without doubt deepen your realizing and appreciation of this superb animal, whose regal background has been too lengthy ignored.

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