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Faithful terrier Greyfriars Bobby may have been a different breed, book claims

Dog who stood by master’s Edinburgh grave for 14 years was no Skye terrier but a dandie dinmont popular in the 17th century, say authors

Greyfriars Bobby is likely to have been a different breed of terrier than previously thought, a new book suggests.

The faithful pet, famous for sitting at his master’s graveside in Edinburgh for 14 years after his death in 1858, was thought to have been a Skye terrier.

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