Honey Tree Evil Eye (1983-1993), a female Bull Terrier, was better known as Budweiser’s Spuds MacKenzie.
At age 8, writer and former San Francisco resident Jack London (1876-1916) had a dog named Rollo, a medium-sized piebald mix-breed that helped inspire him to feel instinct, sensation, emotion, and simple reasoning.
Homer in The Odyssey had a greyhound named Argus. Having “Argus eyes” describes a person with great eyesight.
Within a month of being sworn in to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors in 1978, Harvey Milk wrote San Francisco’s pooper scooper law.
Most French Bulldogs snore loudly and fart.
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