Nig, equally friendly, though less demonstrative, was a huge black dog, half bloodhound and half deerhound
, with eyes that laughed and a boundless good nature.
Other famous British breeds including the King Charles spaniel, the Scottish deerhound
and the miniature bull terrier are already on the list - as well as the Cardigan Welsh corgi, which saw just 118 registrations in 2014.
A steam yacht, SS Deerhound
, owned by a Mr Lancaster, and a member of the Royal Mersey Yacht Club, Rock Ferry, picked up Alabama's 43 survivors.
I walk my labrador, Lester, every day with a big deerhound
and they both like to rough and tumble.
Finn, a Scottish Deerhound
, has become part of the family.
To put it in perspective, Sayles and Gus were competing in a show whose previous participants have included England's Queen Victoria and her deerhound
, who competed in 1887, and Russian Czar Nicholas II and his Siberian wolfhound, who are listed in the 1889 competition catalog.
Jimmy the Deerhound
featured last time still needs a home.
A massive Irish deerhound
greeted us as we entered the former farmhouse, parts of which are thought to date back 800 years.
Peter Doyle Bloodstock paid EUR18,000 for a Noverre half-brother to a two-year-old winner out of a Deerhound
Alfie is a Deerhound
puppy - and a "Dear Hound" as he's much loved by his young master Charlie.
Alfie is a deerhound
puppy - and a dear hound much loved by master Charlie.
Some of the region's most-shocking cases include a deerhound
in Swalwell abused for so long it had to be put down because it could not be fed, a terrier in Sunderland left to rot and be eaten by other animals and the discovery of a half-eaten Staffordshire bull terrier in County Durham.