Animals: City Dogs

Hardly one fox terrier owner in ten knows that the historic mission of his dog is to chase foxes down their holes, kill them and bring out the bodies. Nowadays not one fox terrier in a hundred does his traditional job. Reason: most dogs live in the city, have neither the time, training nor inclination for hunting. Because they consider that the dog has been deprived of his natural occupation, anti-city dog leaguers regularly raise a cry of cruelty. But in a new book on bringing up dogs,* Dr. James R. Kinney, chief...

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