Warren G. Harding (died Aug. 2, 1923)

Posted by on Aug 2, 2017

Remembering some presidential history today with our daily Dog Quote…. “There was one member of the White House household today who could not quite comprehend the air of sadness which hung over the Executive Mansion. It was Laddie Boy, President Harding’s Airedale friend and companion. Of late he has been casting an expectant eye and […]

Happy Birthday to George Washington

Posted by on Feb 22, 2017

Happy Birthday to George Washington (born Feb. 22, 1732), 1st President of the United States. To celebrate, Paws 4 Abigail has selected the following Dog Quote, about an event in the Revolutionary War.  This event is retold in Psychology Today by Stanley Coren, Ph.D. “Washington’s affection for dogs is vividly illustrated in an incident that […]

Happy Birthday to First Lady Michelle Obama

Posted by on Jan 17, 2017

Happy Birthday to First Lady Michelle Obama (born Jan. 17, 1964). To celebrate, Paws 4 Abigail has selected a quote from Mrs. Obama for our daily Dog Quote.  Here, she is discussing her ‘Let’s Move’ health campaign. “We’ve got to worry about every member of our family… Dogs are no different… Get them out there […]

Happy Birthday to Millie

Posted by on Jan 12, 2014

Happy Birthday to Millie (born Jan. 12, 1985), the Bush family’s English Springer Spaniel belonging to President George H.W. Bush and First Lady Barbara Bush. To mark this day, Paws 4 Abigail has selected a quote from President Bush for our daily Dog Quote.  This is from a speech to a graduating class, referring to […]

Tribute to ‘Blue Dog’ Artist George Rodrigue

Posted by on Dec 17, 2013

Let’s take a moment today to remember American artist George Rodrigue, who passed away on Saturday, Dec. 14. Rodrigue is famous for the Blue Dog, a decades-long series of paintings featuring a haunting blue dog in hundreds of different settings.   The Blue Dog Paintings were based on the memory of Rodrigue’s family dog, Tiffany, and on […]

Tribute to Nelson Mandela

Posted by on Dec 6, 2013

In tribute to Nelson Mandela, the Paws 4 Abigail daily Dog Quote is about one of his good friends…. “Servility plays no part in the temperament of this breed, but if you want the rewarding companionship of a dog that has spirit and considers it your equal rather than your slave, you need look no […]

Christmas Idea! “Bo in a Book”

Posted by on Nov 22, 2013

BO in a BOOK is not a novel idea as there are at least 30 books out now about the Presidents Pet Portuguese Water Dog of which he has added another named Sunny!  This book is just about Bo and the Pets of the White House Past!  It is titled:  BO AND THE GHOSTS OF […]