gold rush dogs

'And in an era consumed with greed,      they were sometimes the only ones a lonely gold seeker could trust.      They were...

Photos of gold rush dogs. Notes from the Pack - a dog blog.

'And in an era consumed with greed,     
they were sometimes the only ones a lonely gold seeker could trust.     
They were packhorse, transit system, security guard, and pal rolled into one.     
They were truly worth their weight in gold.'     

Photos of gold rush dogs. Notes from the Pack - a dog blog.
Photos of gold rush dogs. Notes from the Pack - a dog blog.
Photos of gold rush dogs. Notes from the Pack - a dog blog.
Photos of gold rush dogs. Notes from the Pack - a dog blog.Photos of gold rush dogs. Notes from the Pack - a dog blog.


'For he was a most independent dog and took to himself        
an air of partnership rather than subjection…        
Not every dog is fit to be a partner with a man;        
nor every man, I think,        
fit to be a partner with a dog.'        


Pictures and words from 'Gold Rush Dogs' by Claire Rudolf Murphy & Jane G. Haigh


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