Animals in Newcastle - An Illustrated History, by Wendy Prahms
Published by Tempus in 2008, 96 pages. Paperback (N4217)
Brand New Book
This fascinating book explores the lives and histories of the animals of Newcastle over the last 150 years. With chapters on domestic animals such as cats and dogs, through to working animals such as cart horses and pit ponies, this book is a comprehensive guide to the creatures of Newcastle.....
Discover the story of the learned dog who could read, write and cast accounts, find out about long-forgotten institutions such as the Pig Club and the Dickie Bird Club (as seen in the Newcastle Chronicle of the 1870s), and read about the first ever dog show in the world, which was held in Newcastle in 1859