Kennelman going to war prompted this ad for a reduction of stock sale in The Dog Fancier, June 1917
This ad in the July 1917 issue of House and Garden mentions “absent menfolk at the front”. The U.S. had just entered the war in April.
A child and a dog in a war garden pictured in House and Garden, September 1917. Full page ad below.
Teall, G. (October 1917). The mirror of mars. House and Garden, p. 23
As mentioned in the previous post on this topic, anti-German sentiment was prominent during World War I and German shepherds were specifically targeted for their name. Source for image and text: Anon. (April 1918). The dog of the hour. House and Garden, p. 86
German shepherds marketed as police dogs in this ad from House and Garden, October 1918
An ad for another German breed, Dachshunds, in The Dog Fancier, October 1921
Three images above from: Baynes, E. H. (1919, March). Mankind’s best friend. The National Geographic Magazine, pp. 185-201
Painting by Louis Agassiz Fuertes. Source: Fuertes, L. A. and Baynes, E. H. (1919, March). Our common dogs. The National Geographic Magazine, pp. 201-253
Bonus: A pre-World War I snippet about a bulldog puppy being bought as an army mascot. The cute nature of the report belies an attitude that perhaps only existed after the Civil War had been moved to the history books and before the horrors of the world wars.
Dogdom, January 1914