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A sort of hodgepodge of images relevant to the holiday season. Whatever you're celebrating this month, I hope you and your pets are warm and happy. ❄️ ⛄ 🎄 A full page ad in Country Life in America, December 1901 An ad in House and Garden, December 1914 Barn Owl in the Snow by Lucy … Continue reading Happy Holidays
Although the idea of puppies as Christmas presents has fallen out of favor in some circles, it was quite popular around the turn of the century. Not only did breeders and dealers advertise puppies for Christmas, magazines would encourage readers to write in with their wants so the editors could refer them to breeders. I … Continue reading Vintage Ads: Christmas Puppies
Phillip's Ride by Bill Crisafi Sketch by Ernest Thompson Seton from his book Wild Animals at Home, 1913 Illustration by John Coulthart from a publication of the book Dracula by Bram Stoker Autumn Scotties by Margaryta Yermolayeva (Image source and artist unknown)
It feels hollow but for whatever it's worth... A white collie in The Dog Fancier, April 1916 Dogdom, December 1912
San Francisco Chronicle (San Francisco, California) · February 23, 1896 Collies in The Dog Fancier, May 1907 Dogdom magazine, October 1907 Dogdom magazine, November 1907 Black and tan terriers in the book Dogs(Melbourne's Sporting Library)G.A. Melbourne, editor, 1907 Dogdom magazine, February 1908 Dogdom, June 1918 Dogdom, August 1918 English setter sire and pups in Dogdom, … Continue reading Happy Father’s Day
Illustration by G. E. Lodge from the book The Rabbit by James Edmund Harting, 1898 The Field Illustrated, March 1915 From the cover of The Dog Fancier, February 1904
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
(Stock image via Pexels) In my inbox this morning, a press release promoting a holiday adoption drive in which the shelter in Charlotte, North Carolina is participating: Bissell Pet Foundation is bringing hope to homeless pets across the country this holiday season with its “Empty the Shelters – Holiday Hope” event, December 6 - 20, 2021. … Continue reading Adopting a Shelter Pet during the Holidays
Are you making a special meal for your animals? Table scraps? Any recipes you'd like to share? I made some pumpkin biscuits for the dogs but might make something else too, if I ever get out of my pajamas and get moving. Whatever you are doing today, I hope you are doing it happily and … Continue reading What Are Your Pets Eating Today?