I’m doing a report, but I can’t seem to find too much information about what dog breeds were popular in America during the 1770′s. Can anybody help?
Answer by Ocimom
Interesting question. But given the fact the 1700′s were pretty rural lifestyle, the most likely dogs were hound mixes or retriever mixes – something used for hunting and a watchdog around the house. I don’t think there was very many “purebred” dogs around. Maybe poodles for the city people.
Dog shows didn’t start till in the 1800′s.
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