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Re: Capitalization of dog breeds  •  January 24, 2011, 6:31am  •  5 votes

Yes of course it is; however I was editing a book; and grammar rules as well as style guidance can help make writing better.That's my job, to make the writing not get in the way of the story.

Re: Capitalization of dog breeds  •  September 21, 2010, 1:31am  •  4 votes

I am also accustomed to using the "down style" and not capping dog breeds except when a proper noun is present (German short-haired pointer). But here's my problem: Rottweiler or rottweiler? Merriam-W