Bull terriers used to be much taller and skinnier, and have become shorter and more muscular over time. The shape of their heads has also become much more distinctive.
The Old English sheepdogs’ fur used to be shaggier than it is today but apart from that, the breed remained relatively unchanged.
While the basset’s ears became longer, its hind legs have become significantly shorter.
Dachshunds used to have much longer legs and shorter noses than they do today.
Irish setters have remained relatively unchanged, except their coat became a little thicker and their bodies a little thinner.
100 years ago, Newfoundlands used to weigh significantly less, with adults weighing around 100 pounds, compared to around 150 today.
Scottish terriers used to have a shorter coat that was much wirier.
During the last 100 years, the coat of German shepherds has become thicker and longer, and their overall body shape had become significantly larger.
Rottweilers these days no longer have a docked tail and their coat is much coarser.
Westies haven’t changed much during the last 100 years, the only significant change is the length of their fur.
Airedale Terriers also haven’t changed that much, only their faces became slightly hairier.
The ears and overall body shape of Dobermanns changed significantly over the last 100 years. They have also become less aggressive.
The fur of Shetland Sheepdogs has become much longer over the last 100 years, and the dogs themselves have nearly doubled in size.
A lot of things have changed about the Boxer over the years – from the shape of its head to its overall physique.
Back in the day, pugs had longer legs and their muzzles weren’t as flat as they are today. Sadly, due to the fact that their faces have become flatter, most pugs nowadays suffer from breathing problems.
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