Animals: First Puppy

A small, saucy two-month-old dog with large brown eyes and tail curled up behind arrived in Manhattan last week on the steamer Stavangerfjord. It was one of Norway's best elkhounds, on its way to Washington to be First Puppy of the Land. The Norwegian Elkhound Association of America, which met the dog at the boat, had purchased it from Dr. Dyrlage T. Hemsen, one of Norway's most famed dog breeders. They planned to present it to President Hoover to take the place of the late German shepherd King Tut (TIME, June 13)....

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