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Rare Dandie Dinmont Terrier pictured with proud mother Polly. <br />
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Pictured:  A new litter of Dandie Dinmont Terriers, only 87 puppies were born last year. <br />
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Has this breed of dog had its day?<br />
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There are fears the otterhound, Britain's rarest breed of dog, is on the verge of extinction after just seven puppies were born last year.<br />
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While the coronavirus lockdowns sparked record sales of puppies like Labradors and French Bulldogs, the same can not be said for some traditional British species.<br />
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Chief among them is the otterhound, one of Britain's oldest breeds that dates back to the 12th century.