Image: Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station California- When the adorable little yapper pictured above got lost last week, he ended up at the local animal shelter. His owner tried to reclaim him but apparently was unable to pay the required fee. Heartbroken and upset, she refused to leave without her pet, even after the shelter … Continue reading A Thing Called Redemption
Mouse and Frog by Edwin George Lutz (1868 — 1951) Star Crossed Lovers by DD McInnes Illustration from the book The Wonderling by Mira Bartók, 2017 Illustration by Ernest H. Shepard from the book The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame, 1908 Illustration from The Blue Hour by Isabelle Simler, 2017 Old Friends by Jon … Continue reading Animals in Art: Friends
I am mostly taking this week off from the blog as I am working on a book (!) about beagles (!!) which hopefully will be finished in 2022 (or one of those other years). Please feel welcome to post anything animal related in the comments including links, questions, observations, etc. Or just enjoy the blessed … Continue reading A Little Announcement
Cockatoo and Pomegranate at Night by Ohara Koson (1877 - 1945) Gorgeous painting by Maud Earl from the book The Power of the Dog by Arthur Croxton Smith, 1910 or 1911 Illustration by Alex Ries from a project called Imaginary Ornithology A Stag with its Pack by Carl Henrik Bøgh (1827 - 1893) From the … Continue reading Animals in Art: White/Christmas
(Image: Boston Daily Globe) On page five of the Boston Daily Globe's June 4, 1886 edition is an article entitled "A Canine Charity" which I happened upon recently. By the end of it, I'd found a new hero. The Ellen M. Gifford Sheltering Home for Animals was built in 1884 on one and one quarter … Continue reading Ellen M. Gifford, I Like Your Style
Ad appearing in Forest and Stream, January 1920 Portion of an ad appearing in Forest and Stream, December 1920 Spratt's dog food ad including a calendar showing June 1908 Ad appearing in Forest and Stream, June 1920 Ad for canned dog food Ad appearing in the backpages of the book Horse and Hound by Roger … Continue reading Vintage Print Ads Featuring Dogs
Tree trunk inspector, on duty.
Yin & Yang by Olga Krimon, 2016 Violin Practice by John Lechner, 2018 Photo from the book The Sporting Dog by Joseph Alexander Graham, 1904 Photo from the book The Human Side of Animals by Royal Dixon, 1918 Illustration by Bettina Baldassari From the book Water-animals by Ella Rodman Church, 1890 Les Dames Goldsmith au … Continue reading Animals in Art: Human-Animal Bond
(Stock image via Pexels) A study published this month finds most purebred dogs are highly inbred and unhealthy as a result: [G]enetic analysis of 227 breeds found an average inbreeding rate of 25%. That's the equivalent of sharing the same genetic material with a full sibling.[...]"Data from other species, combined with strong breed predispositions to … Continue reading Treats on the Internets
Lordy I hope everyone here loves looking at Finn pictures as much as I do.