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Have you. a dog? If you have, do you want to know all about his mental and moral characteristics? Then why don't you take him to a phrenologist and have his bumps felt? It's quite the thing in England and America. In the "latter country a Miss Fowler appears to be the chief apostle of the. new art. 'Bosh! , Who ever heard of such a thing?' I think I hear you remark. ; But there is no bosh about it, and if you haven't heard of it it is time you should be enlightened. Among intelli- ■ gent persons there remain but few ' sceptics where phrenology is \ concerned, provided of course ■it is practised scientifically, and not Iby quacks. And why shouldn't the | formation of a dog's cranium indicate ;as much of canine character as the i human head does of man's traits? Scarcely a day passes that Miss Fpvy;- ---: ler is not called upon to examine :it.he< head of at least one dog. Some of'her ; subjects are dogs of high degree. I Black Prince Brainpton, "the ■ £2Wf, j English mastiff owned by Dr. Charles |A. Longest, of Boston, was brought to i her, and a portrait of him, with a pcr-4 I lion of Miss Fowler's report, is proj duced on this page. Peter, a Skye j terrier, formerly owned by Lady Tre-

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DOG PHRENOLOGY THE LATEST FAD., Auckland Star, Volume XXIX, Issue 223, 21 September 1898

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DOG PHRENOLOGY THE LATEST FAD. Auckland Star, Volume XXIX, Issue 223, 21 September 1898

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