The Name’s the Same: Dog Breeds Named for Their People

©Bud Boccone 2014

What do the following names have in common: St. Bernard of Menthon, Louis Dobermann, Parson Jack Russell, and King Charles II? If you answered they are all names of famous people, you are correct. If you answered that they are all names of famous dog breeds, you are also right! There are four more AKC breeds named for real-life people, and another named for a fictional character. Can you name them?