Today I take a break from writing fiction about dogs to take a closer look at a few canine mementos, more exactly at 7 dogs that put their paws on history – and on the reader’s hearts.Continue reading “7 Dogs That Left their Paws on History”
It is here, between the spiraling leaves, Autumn’s crimson battle and a Ferrari!
It has been a long, crimson battle for the shaggy warrior, but he won it. Nevertheless, the carmine bodies of his opponents, the Autumn’s subjects, littered the ground.Continue reading “Autumn’s crimson battle and a Ferrari”
With their cute, innocent faces it is understandable how in times of pain and sorrow, like WW1, any kind of dog made a great mascot.Continue reading “Dog Mascots of WW1 and Their Cute Faces”
Prepare to be amazed by the scouts, sentries, ambulance and messenger dogs of WW1. During the Great War the military dogs first trained by military Scotsman Lt Col Edwin Hautenville Richardson proved invaluable as trench dogs. Other dogs of smaller size, did an amazing job as ratters.Continue reading “Amazing Roles Dogs Played during WW1, part 2: Scouts, Sentries, Ambulance and Messenger Dogs”
Although still informal, dogs helped a great deal during the Great War, WW1, especially in the trenches, and as ratter dogs.Continue reading “Amazing Roles Dogs Played During WW1, part 1, Dogs in Trenches and Ratter Dogs”