National Geographic : 1936 Feb
© National Geographic Society Painting byEdward Herbert Miner "CATCH IT, JOCK!" A SCOTTIE KINSMAN SEEMS TO SAY, WHILE TWO LONG-HAIRED SKYES DISDAIN THE FUN Though Scottish Terriers may appear solemn and dignified, they love to romp and play. Theirdark, coarse coats contrast with thesilky hair of the Skye Terriers. The latter, named for the island of Skye, are the longest in body ofScotland's "earth dogs." InEdinburgh a memorial commemorates a famous Skye, " Greyfriars Bobby," reputed to have stood guard at his dead master's grave fortenyears.