"Mrs. Barker came out with a collar and lead in her hand, looked surprised at the tame mob, and went over to a bush to retrieve a very sorry looking specimen with long ears, patchy fur, and an undercarriage that brushed the ground...'This is Justinian,' she said, and added, 'They're all named after emperors.'" #Laurie R. King, #"The Beekeeper's Apprentice."
Did you know that the Catahoula Leopard Dog is one of the few breeds that are native to the United States? When settlers arrived in what is now Louisiana, the only domesticated animals they found were the dogs that belonged to Native Americans. When the Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto arrived in the 16th century, he brought his own war dogs, which began breeding with the native species. The result was the Catahoula Leopard Dog!
Police Arrest Suspect After 4 Dogs Die in 80 mph Hit and Run - LIFE WITH DOGS
The California Highway Patrol is asking for help from the public to identify the driver responsible for killing four dogs and injuring their owners in an 80 mile per hour hit and run accident.