They Call Them Feist: The Southern Breed of Dogs

Mark Twain said, “It’s not the size of the dog in the fight, but it’s the size of the fight in the dog.” He might well have been talking about that most Southern kind of dog known as the Feist.

In the past, the feist was the most common dog found in Southern areas. Squirrel dog expert Randy Pannell said, “Go back fifty years and just about everybody in the South has some kind of Feist.” While the name feist is not as commonly used today, the breed has a prominent role in the history and literature of the South.

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3 thoughts on “They Call Them Feist: The Southern Breed of Dogs

  1. I am trying to find this article but the link you highlighted sends me to PorterBriggs which appears to have gone away and is not secure. I HAVE a Feist and LOVE this description especially the audio recording. Where can I find it now? Or is it lost somewhere in cyber space? Really sad if it is.

    • I love the article as well. But I have the same problem. I cannot access my own articles on that website. Send me an email and I will try to find my original article on my own files.
      Thanks/

      Ben

      • Thanks for your response.

        On Tue, Jul 13, 2021, 1:08 PM The Heavy Laden Bookshelf wrote:

        > punicwars55 commented: “I love the article as well. But I have the same > problem. I cannot access my own articles on that website. Send me an email > and I will try to find my original article on my own files. Thanks/ Ben” >

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