When I discovered this article about our local Portland Oregon Benched show in 1904, it really struck a chord. How exciting to see what dogs were entered and my imagination runs wild thinking of what those two dogs looked like in person. Dr. Pilkington who owned the dog “Chink” actually has a handler listed. I […]
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This 1926 article is a riot. Chows were THE status symbol in the 1920’s! Loved by women most of all…especially socialites, flappers and actresses. Loathed by the middle class and poor for the “waste of money” that was lavished on the breed by their owners.
SOURCE-Preston Foster (August 24, 1900 – July 14, 1970), sometimes credited as Preston S. Foster, was an American stage and film actor. He also had a career as a vocalist. Foster entered films in 1929 after acting on Broadway. He was still appearing on Broadway as late as November 1931, in the cast of the […]