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Iconic Dogs in the Media


Thanks to Pawdigs for this  very cool infographic about Iconic Dogs in the Media: From Rin Tin Tin to Brian Griffin. By Pawdigs.com

May 5th, 2011 | Posted in Dogs With Jobs,Iconic Dogs | Read More »

Avast, me hearties

old sea dog steers boat

Yes, I know I should be facing in the other direction but don’t you think that steering blind adds a tremendous feeling of danger? I love a thrill. Many antique and vintage dog photographs come up for sale here.

November 16th, 2010 | Posted in Dog Of The Day,Dog Photos | Read More »

Taxidermy – Not Just A Stuffed Dog


DURING A SHORT trip around Ireland where we stayed in small private hotels I soon became accustomed to dining-room décor which included Victorian glass domed cases filled with birds and small rodents preserved and arranged by a taxidermist. Partway through the Irish trip, my approach to the bar in a cramped provincial pub was halted [...]

November 15th, 2010 | Posted in Dog Crafts,Dog Figurines,Featured Dogs | Read More »

Best in Dog Show Memorabilia

Dog Show memorabilia

DOG SHOW MEMORABILIA has a small but growing group of collectors and currently pieces can be bought for very reasonable prices. Items range from show programs and other ephemera to ribbons, rosettes, medals, photographs, trophies, bowls and plates. Everything from paper to silver can be found representing any recognised breed. Pieces date from the late [...]

November 12th, 2010 | Posted in Featured Dogs,Show Memorabilia | Read More »

All Singing, All Dancing Border Collie

Border Collie

They plucked me straight from the farm. One day I was chasing sheep and sleeping in a draughty kennel and next thing I know I’m a celebrity on the stage. Adoring fans, daft glasses, bowler hat and cane. Do they think I’m Fred Astaire? And if they do, where’s my Ginger? Many antique and vintage [...]

November 1st, 2010 | Posted in Dog Of The Day,Dog Photos | Read More »

Beggar’s Dog of Hoboken


Some days are better than others. Mostly I try to look pleasant and approachable. I’ll do a small trick if it’s asked of me otherwise I just carry the can. I’m not so fussed when it’s raining, but it’s spring now and our bones are warmed by the sun. Many antique and vintage dog photographs [...]

October 11th, 2010 | Posted in Dog Of The Day,Dog Photos | Read More »

Vintage Dog Cookie Jars – Finding the Real McCoy

Dog cookie jars

  THERE ARE A NUMBER of reasons cookie jars make such popular large collectibles. Not only do they brighten up a kitchen or display, but they are functional and affordable. The cookie jar is a successor to the British Biscuit tin. They come in the most enormous range of size, colour, design and materials. Naturally [...]

October 11th, 2010 | Posted in Featured Dogs,Kitchenalia,Vintage Dogs | Read More »

Dog Tobacciana – Man And Collector’s Best Friend

Greyhound dog match holder

  DOG TOBACCIANA, OR TOBACCO RELATED items featuring dogs, or simply “smoking collectibles” bring together two highly desirable collecting groups. Tobacciana have long been treasured staples of the collectibles market and show no signs of weakening today. Ash trays, lighters, and spittoons are highly collectible items in the tobacciana category, as well as vintage chewing [...]

October 10th, 2010 | Posted in Dog Tobacciana,Featured Dogs | Read More »

Hubley Cast Iron Dogs

Hubley Cast Iron Spaniel dog doorstop

HUBLEY DOGS ARE SOME of the most adorable, most cherished antiques and collectibles in the world. Hubley has captured nearly every major breed of dog in different poses and positions, gaining popularity with antique as well as dog fanciers the world over. The company paid attention to detail, making these beautiful door stops, bookends and [...]

October 7th, 2010 | Posted in Decorate With Dogs,Featured Dogs | Read More »

Speed Kills

running greyhound

    Oh, rabbit, I’m just playing with you. Really, you haven’t a chance. The first one is for me, and your brother is for the pot. Sorry, but the way you guys breed … well, you’ve only yourselves to blame. Many antique and vintage dog photographs come up for sale here.

October 6th, 2010 | Posted in Dog Of The Day,Dog Photos | Read More »

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