We know that nothing lasts forever, everything changes with time, including people, places and your beloved puppy! Here’s a collection of “then and now” photos of some of the dog breeds we love today, and these photos will show us how they’ve changed over the past 100 years.
It emphasizes that many dog breeds, including many dog brands, have undergone significant changes over time. For example, Bull Terrier; A top breed popular for its unique skull shape and large body, its skull shape is nowhere to be found among the often tall and slender Wooh. In fact, browsing through this collection, you can see how much this breed and other popular dog breeds have changed over the past 100 years.
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Pugs had longer legs and their faces were not as flat as they are today. Hence their faces had become flatter during these 100 years, currently, a lot of pugs suffer from breathing difficulties.
#2 Bull Terrier
Bull terriers used to be much taller and skinnier, but it has become shorter and more muscular over time. The shape of their head has evolved to be much more distinctive.
#3 Old English Sheepdog
The Old English sheepdogs’ fur used to be much more shaggy than it is today and except for this, the breed remained relatively unchanged.
#4 Basset Hound
The Basset Hound’s ears have become longer and its hind legs have become considerably shorter.
The legs and noses of Dachshunds were respectively much longer and shorter than they do today.
#6 Irish Setter
The coat became a little thicker and their bodies became a little thinner. Except for these, the Irish setters have remained relatively unchanged.
100 years ago, Newfoundlands used to weigh significantly less. The adults were weighing around 100 pounds, compared to today and now it’s around 150 pounds.
#8 Scottish Terrier
Scottish terriers used to have shorter coat that was much slimmer but strong.
#9 German Shepherd
The coat of German shepherds has become denser and elongated, and their overall body shape has become considerably larger than previous during the last 100 years.
Rottweilers these days do not possess the docked tail and their coat is much coarser than it was before.
#11 West Highland White Terrier
Westies were not changed much during the last 100 years and the only significant change was observed in the length of their fur.
#12 Airedale Terrier
Airedale Terriers were not changed that much during the last century. The only significant change was observed in their faces which became slightly hairier.
The ears and overall body shape of this breed have changed considerably over the last 100 years. Plus, they have become less violent.
#14 Shetland Sheepdog
Over the last 100 years, the fur of Shetland Sheepdogs has become much more elongated than the previous and the dogs themselves have nearly got doubled in size.
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