The Best Friend…

Little Dunedin got a new dog. It’s an Irish Wolfhound manufactured by Leonardo Collection. Irish Wolfhounds are my favorite dog breed and it’s a very old one, so I can use the dog in my Memento Mori comic as well. Here’s a quote from wikipedia about the dog:

The breed is very old; there are suggestions it may have been brought to Ireland as early as 7000 BC. [...]
Ancient wood cuts and writings have placed them in existence as a breed by 273 BC. However there is indication that they existed even as early as 600 BC when the Tectosages and Tolistobogii Celts sacked Delphi. Survivors left accounts of the fierce Celts and the huge dogs who fought with them and at their side. They were mentioned by Julius Caesar in his treatise, The Gallic Wars, and by 391 BC, they were written about by Roman Consul, Quintus Aurelius, who received seven of them as a gift to be used for fighting lions, bears, that in his words, “all Rome viewed with wonder”.

irish wolfhound

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