Dog Content from House and Garden, 1916

The magazine House and Garden ran a series in 1916 that included a brief breed profile and a list of breeders of the featured breed. Here are several of the entries:

House and Garden, February 1916
House and Garden, March 1916
House and Garden, April 1916
House and Garden, April 1916
House and Garden, May 1916
House and Garden, June 1916
House and Garden, July 1916
House and Garden, August 1916
House and Garden, September 1916

In addition, the magazine printed several more in depth breed articles by Williams Haynes in 1916, highlights and links to full articles below. [Note: Any turn of the century article may contain offensive stereotypes, racial slurs and other objectionable material. I make every effort to avoid including hateful text and images on the blog but do occasionally include links to full articles which may contain these, for historical purposes. Use your own discretion.]

Haynes, W. (1916, February). The American dog. House and Garden, p. 19
Haynes, W. (1916, July). Dog of all the Russias. House and Garden, p. 24.
Haynes, W. (1916, September). Hansel, Gretel & co. House and Garden, p. 46
Haynes, W. (1916, October). The biggest-littlest dog. House and Garden, p. 34.
Haynes, W. (1916, November). The latest and smartest dog of fashion. House and Garden, p. 42.

3 thoughts on “Dog Content from House and Garden, 1916

    1. I’m not sure there was any meaningful distinction, maybe just distinguishing the purpose for which they were bred? There was a growing distaste for using the word German in the breed name as the war progressed. Police dog was one of the alternative names used temporarily.

  1. I guess? It’s just that “German Police Dog” is the name my childhood memory associates with GSDs as “the dog that will rip your child’s face off,” before that dog became the Doberman. German Shepherd was the name used by the people who liked them.

    Note that I am recovering from two weeks of being a complete mental and physical wreck, and may still not be connecting everything logically.

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