Tag Archives: Dog History

The Bark Heard Round the World

Today is Patriots’ Day.  A state holiday observed in Massachusetts and Maine, commemorating the anniversary of the Battles of Lexington and Concord, the first battles of the American Revolutionary War, which took place on April 19, 1775.  Throughout the day today in Lexington and Concord there will be reenactments of this epic battle.  But for those of […]

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First Dogs of the United States

In honor of the Presidential Inauguration, I would like to pay tribute to the important role of First Dog of the United States.  These patriotic pups have stood by their owners’ side greeting foreign dignitaries, presiding over meetings in the Oval Office, and have occasionally provided comic relief to take reporters’ attention away from the […]

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Thank You K9 Veterans

In honor of Veterans Day, we would like to thank retired Military Working Dogs for their bravery and loyalty while courageously serving and protecting our country.  Dogs have served in combat alongside US soldiers during every major conflict since the American Revolution, but they were not officially recognized until World War II.  Today there are […]

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The Goldens Are Coming!

The Goldens Are Coming! The Goldens Are Coming!  Listen my children and you shall hear of the midday walk of Chuck Billy!  I decided that our recent trip to Battle Road Trail in Concord, Massachusetts was the perfect opportunity to teach Asa about the American Revolution.  However, it didn’t take long for me to realize […]

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Battle Road Trail, Concord, MA

Follow in the footsteps of the Minute Men and British Soldiers on that fateful day of April 19, 1775 which launched the American Revolution.  Battle Road Trail is a dog friendly trail from Concord to Lexington, Massachusetts that follows what remains of the original road, fields and forests.  This easy walk connects historic sites including […]

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Battle Road Trail – Concord, MA

Follow in the footsteps of the Minute Men and British Soldiers on that fateful day of April 19, 1775 which launched the American Revolution.  Battle Road Trail is a dog friendly trail from Concord to Lexington, Massachusetts that follows what remains of the original road, fields and forests.  This easy walk connects historic sites including […]

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In Honor of Drunkard, Sweet Lips & Liberty

In honor of Presidents’ Day I would like to pay tribute to George Washington’s dogs.  As well as Gerald Ford’s dog who was the first Golden Retriever to live in the White House.  It is estimated that during his lifetime President George Washington had approximately 50 dogs, representing almost every group of dog recognized by […]

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