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The man on the moon didn’t just fall there?!

The Barbet Moderne has built its fame on a myth or 2( and a few lies); one of them being that the Griffon Barbet was extinct at the end of the 19th century…well, surprise surprise. This is one at a dog show in the Netherlands in 1910. I do not generally talk history here, but from time to time, it’s good to refocus on facts. Particularly in France where many producers claim their Barbet Moderne is the only one…