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The famous dog nobody knows about…

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The famous dog nobody knows about…

Everyone has heard of the story of Greyfriars Bobby. The wee dog in Edinburgh that sat at his owners’ grave for 15 years without moving. He even has a statue and a pub named after him. Though, through all the fame, most people don’t know what breed of dog he is. Well, he’s one of the oldest living breeds in the world, a Skye Terrier. A breed that is said to be over 400 years old and has held court with queens and royalty.  They were the preferred breed of Queen Victoria and Mary Queen of Scots was said to...

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