Thursday, June 21, 2012

A Dalmatian For Your Coach

Dalmation : A portrait view of a happy dalmatian
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In England Dalmatians are still called English Coach Dogs or Carriage Dogs.  In the 19th century, Dalmatians were trained to run alongside coaches and carriages to chase away highwaymen (robbers), and to keep dangerous animals away from the horses.  For more information click here1 and click here2 and click here3.  What did you learn today?

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