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That Dog Though

"Women of the West" by Luchetti & Olwell
“Women of the West” by Luchetti & Olwell

Here a family drags all of its belongings into the Yukon Territory near Alaska in 1898. This must have been the granddad of Petey the dog from Our Gang.

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And here’s a happy pack dog with his gold-prospecting owner in the Yukon Territory a few years later. He gets to carry the¬†pots and pans.

 

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This group of dogs in Dawson City in the Yukon was responsible for carrying mail in 1898.

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Wow! Dogs really are man’s best friend.

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