Dog Sculptures in Wales

The birthplace of such breeds as the Welsh Corgi, the Welsh Springer Spaniel and the Welsh Sheepdog, Wales is also home to several famous dog sculptures. In DogTipper’s ongoing look at the link between fine art and our four-legged friends, we shine a spotlight on depictions of dogs in the country known as “the land […]

Remembering Smoky the War Dog

Small enough to snuggle inside a soldier’s helmet, a tiny Yorkshire Terrier with a big heart was the embodiment of the phrase “man’s best friend” in the eyes of the 5th Air Force, 26th Photo Recon Squadron in World War II. Today the legacy of Smoky the War Dog‘s loyalty lives thanks to monuments around […]

Dog Art: New Zealand Dog Sculptures

Edgar Degas once said that “Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.” Throughout history, artists have unleashed their talent through the medium of sculpture to help the public see the true beauty of our pals with paws. In the first of DogTipper’s periodic series of articles about fine art and […]