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Victorian Heroes: The popularisation of the Newfoundland and St Bernard in Victorian England
Series: Dog History Shorts, Book 6. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,170. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013 by Puppy Care Education. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
“The Saint Bernard shares with the Newfoundland the honor of being the only two breeds of dogs whose special mission and characteristics are the saving of life, in contradiction to all other breeds which more or less, lie in the direction of destruction.” (Show Dogs) Monumental developments like dog shows and purebred registries often overshadow the fact that Victorian values shaped perceptions