Happy Presidents Day!

We wrote about Lincoln and Fido (the family dog) on Lincoln’s birthday, so how about today we touch on Washington and the nation within? He was busy building this wonderful new human nation but he found time to do some dog breeding. GW bred his Virginia hounds with French hounds he got from the Marquis de Lafayette, creating the American foxhound. He led a rather full life.



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8 Responses to “Happy Presidents Day!”

  1. Herd of Hounds
    9:18 am on February 17th, 2020

    Wow! George Washington, the father of our country. George Washington, the father of the American foxhound. Talk about a nation with in a nation.

  2. B. Stover
    9:36 am on February 17th, 2020

    Interesting and I like the painting.

    Good morning all.

  3. Wose-The Small and Meek
    11:54 am on February 17th, 2020


    What an impressive and interesting man George Washington was!

    Make it a good day!

  4. Wookie's and Teddy's Paw
    3:56 pm on February 17th, 2020

    We have been to Mount Vernon with Teddy many times; including one visit with Ms. Wose and the Grizz, and another time with Amalia and Leonard.. It is an extremely pet friendly venue and Teddy just loves it.

  5. Wookie's and Teddy's Paw
    3:57 pm on February 17th, 2020

    Sorry, avatar just went on walk-about but it is now back.

  6. Thieves!
    4:50 pm on February 17th, 2020

    Mental note!…walkabouts can be used as alibis. If it’s good enough for the Wookster’s avatar, it’s good enough for us.

  7. Wose-The Small and Meek
    6:32 pm on February 17th, 2020

    W’s&T’s Paw: Grizz and I really enjoyed our trip to Mount Vernon with you! It is quite lovely!

  8. Riõ - The Evil Pug
    8:34 pm on February 17th, 2020

    Sniff!…I want a trip to Mount Vernon…grunt!…All I do is sit here and watch TV with Mother while my friend is off working and shopping and galavanting ….grumble!

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