Dog Days of Summer

An article appeared in the Times Dispatch on August 10, 1902, entitled “Dogs At The Pound And The City Hall; A Curious Reporter Goes Through The Tax Books at Treasurer’s Office And Studies Dog’s Names”. But in the eyes of the dog catcher all dogs look alike, whether they be the petted spaniels and pugs of […]

An article appeared in the Times Dispatch on August 10, 1902, entitled “Dogs At The Pound And The City Hall; A Curious Reporter Goes Through The Tax Books at Treasurer’s Office And Studies Dog’s Names”.

But in the eyes of the dog catcher all dogs look alike, whether they be the petted spaniels and pugs of Franklin street owners to the flop-eared hounds of Oregon Hill.

For experience has taught the man with the net that the tie that binds the master and his dog is a strong one, and that the owner of a worthless cur will go to as much trouble to redeem his captured canine from the dog pound as will the owner of a blooded registered setter.

Some recent events may have prompted the article, like the watchman kicking Mr. Berry’s dog.

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