Dog Days

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Dog Days

By: Lori Williamson | Item of the Day | July 29, 2021

It's officially the Dog Days of Summer - those days associated with prolonged stretches of heat, drought, and supposedly mad dogs?
So thinking about dogs we share this drawing from 1910 by Alice Hoag. 
It is sort of reminiscent "Pokey Little Puppy," isn't it?