carriage dog

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Related to carriage dog: Old English mastiff
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a large breed having a smooth white coat with black or brown spots

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'Carriage dog' and 'coach dog' are alternative names for which breed?
Spin, Britain's reigning carriage dog champion, belongs to Newport's Avril Pluck, a Shropshire member of the British Driving Society (BDS).
Front cover: Murphy the carriage dog follows the team through Skeffington, Leicestershire.' Pictures: Iain Findlay
The Dalmatian breed originally came from a place called Dalmatia, part of Croatia in the former Yugoslavia, In the mid-1800s, these dogs were brought to England that trained as carriage dogs. They ran beside the horse or sat with the driver.
While Mr Brocklebank exercised his carriage dogs through a south Liverpool park, he espied the embers of a fire from what had obviously been a barbecue party.