A 1930s chow photo sets me off on an incredible journey to track down his origin. The path leads to a little chow puppy named Vee Dol ,the Graf Zeppelin, and the famous Steiff toy factory of Germany ~Sandra Miller Every once in a while one of the photos in my collection stops me in […]
TREASURE ALERT-A NEW/OLD PHOTO OF “BOB” ! Leslies Weekly magazine ” DEWEY NUMBER” CIRCA 1899 In this huge publication I spied what I was searching for and purchased the entire magazine to save this image for the archives. Onboard the USS Olympia, Admiral Dewey’s crew are keeping busy while the Admiral’s chow mascot “Bob” looks […]
These 3 charming original 12×9 charcoal/pencil drawings by artist Joan Robic were generously donated to the ChowTales archives by Christine Cameron These illustrations are pictured in a story in June 1979 The American Chow Chow magazine.
I received a wonderful surprise in the mail today from my dear friend Linda Love Banghart. She gifted this amazing compilation of chow stud book records dating from the 1950s thru the 1970s to the ChowTales archive. 188 teensie font printed pages jam packed with all the official AKC data on chows of the era. […]
MORE OMAR CHOWS family photos graciously shared by Mrs Kate Cuthberts’ great granddaughter and namesake “Kate” . The chow world is forever grateful for your family sharing these treasured images! I have had these photos in my “In Box” since May but have just now finally found a little window of […]