King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra we true devotees to the dog sport, housing dozens of popular and rare breeds in their kennels at Sandringham and attending dog shows with their Royal canines. How fortunate I was to recently purchase 2 rare articles from England, each featuring a different chow from their Royal kennels. […]
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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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Here was a special discovery I made doing a search for an entirely different subject and came across this original 1936 photo (above) for sale. Needless to say I purchased it immediately which sent me off on a hunt for more information about James Cagney, his wife and their beloved Chow Reddy. His wedding […]
Among my collection of magazine covers that feature Chows is this jaw-dropping magazine cover of Tailwaggers Magazine from 1939. This dog is from some very important bloodlines, going back to being heavily bred on the famous Ch. Choonam Brilliantine. Ch. Chia Wan’s Blue Bedouin was sired by the also top winning Ch. Chia Wan’s Red Monarch (who was […]