Contained within this rare book is a fascinating treatise on the unsung history of the dog and his place beside man as his best friend, written by the authority on the subject and master of dog-based writing, Albert Terhune. The perfect book for dog-lovers, this title will greatly appeal to fans of Terhune’s work and collectors of canine-based literature. This book has been elected for modern republication due to its timeless literary value, republished now in the hopes that it will continue to be read and enjoyed in the future as it has in the past. Albert Payson Terhune (1872 –1942) was an American author, journalist, and passionate breeder of dogs, most famous for his prolific stories detailing the misadventures of canines. This book was originally published in 1937 and is proudly republished here with a new prefatory biography of the author.