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FORM AND FUNCTION 3: THE HEAD

During the 1990s, Dr Helen Hewson-Fruend [www.acdb.au.com/biography.html] wrote a series of articles on form and function in the dog. I posted Parts 1 and 2 in earlier blogs. Here is Part 3.

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ROBERT KALESKI (1877-1961): 1

Who was Robert Kaleski? Let’s start with his father, John Stanislaus Kaleski. John Kaleski was an assayer. At odds with local politics, he left his native Poland and moved to Germany where he held academic appointments at the universities of … Continue reading

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ABOUT “A DOG CALLED BLUE”

During the 1980s I allowed my irritation with the versions of Australian Cattle Dog history in current circulation to get the better of me. A case of shut up about it or sort it put. I took the second route.

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FORM AND FUNCTION 2: THE MOUTH.

During the 1990s, Dr Helen Hewson-Fruend [www.acdb.au.com/biography.html] wrote a series of articles on form and function in the dog. I posted PART 1: THE BASIC DOG in an earlier blog. Here is Part 2.

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HALLS HEELER STORY: 4

The Dispersal of the Halls Heeler In 1836, George Hall, then aged seventy-two, made a new Will. In the climate of the times, it was just. George sought to reward his sons, William, John, Thomas Simpson, Matthew, Henry and Ebenezer, … Continue reading

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