Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Dogs in History

Dogs in History

Famous-White-House-dogs-Fala

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You can bring a dog to the White House but you can't keep him out of politics. The most famous dogs in the White...
Dogs-on-the-Titanic

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At 2:20 a.m., April 15, 1912, the RMS Titanic sank in the north Atlantic after hitting an iceberg. Among the 2,224 passengers who sailed...
Chihuahuas for Cinco de Mayo

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Today, as people of Mexican heritage celebrate the Mexican army's victory over the French at the Battle of Puebla in 1862, dog lovers are...
Henry-Bergh-ASPCA-founder

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In Henry Bergh's lifetime, dogs turned treadmills or pulled carts.  Sporting men put down money on $1,000 championship dogfights. Strays were rounded up from...

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Two beloved dogs -- Franklin Roosevelt's Fala and Richard Nixon's Checkers -- inspired speeches that brought their owners back from the brink of political...
Antis the military dog who could fly

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There are many dogs who should be honored on Veterans Day, from Sgt. Stubby, the most decorated war dog of World War I, to...
Dogs for Defense WWII

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Seventy-two years ago today, the bombing of Pearl Harbor catapaulted the United States into World War II. Thousands of young American men enlisted. The event...

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Flags will flutter over the graves of veterans across the nation this Memorial Day. But at a unique cemetery for military dogs at Fort...

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It's official: Today is National Dog Day. No creatures ever deserved more honor and appreciation than dogs. The Lassies and Rin Tin Tins of the world...
Dogs on board the Titanic

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As the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic is upon us, we'd like to remember the dogs on board.  Our April 15 post...

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Dog essays by women writers

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This lovely collection of dog essays by women writers will make you nod knowingly, laugh or cry at the inevitable goodbyes. The contributors include biographer Susan Cheever, science...