Shearer Persistence: The Whippet-Loving Shearer Sisters

In the early days of organized dog shows, many breeders were also horse people. You can still feel the tug of their reins in almost all the breed standards, which use equine terms to describe dog anatomy, such as “withers” instead of “shoulders” and “hock” rather than “ankle.” Perhaps predictably, some of those early “doggy” … Continue reading Shearer Persistence: The Whippet-Loving Shearer Sisters