This image above was a nice surprise to bump into during my research. It’s not often you find a cream chow, much less one with a pre- 1950’s starlet. I personally had not heard of Raquel Torres until I dug deeper to discover that she was best remembered for her roll with Groucho Marx, […]
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It is amazing how many of the rich and famous... from silent films, to politics, and socialites adored their chows. The breed was quite the status symbol in America from the turn of the century through the 1940's and many stars even showed chows.
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“Any man who does not like dogs and want them about, does not deserve to be in the White House.” ‘Calvin and Grace Coolidge certainly lived up to those words—and more. Before, during, and after their White House years, the Coolidges kept a dizzying array of pets. From cats and dogs, canaries and mockingbirds, to […]
Georgia O’Keeffe is a 20th century American painter best known for her flower canvases and southwestern landscapes,….she has always been a silent mentor and rock star in my eyes and heavily influenced my earlier watercolors. In my research as I found out more about her deep devotion to her own chow chows….I became even more […]