Wood shavings and flannel stuffing, to be sure ...
And wires poking out in the strangest places.
But those eyes.
He stole my heart.
He is a British White Terrier, an unsuccessful mixture of fox terrier and something whippety that was discontinued as a breed in 1890.
120+ years ago he had fur, an all white short coat that has since been lost to moths and woodworm.
I like the idea of the Victorian Veterinary School with le chien chauve as a practice specimen ... Cathy S. I believe that was your idea. Please email your preferred category of French fabulousness and I will send a treasure your way.
Thank you to all who played along with this guessing game. What a warm welcome for this sweet little soul.