Animals: Children & Dogs

¶ In Tottenville, N. Y. two grubby poodles dozed on the broken flagging beside the back porch of a two-story frame house one day last week. On the upper porch crawled Joseph Freyer, 14 months. He found a place where balusters were missing from the balustrade, crawled through, plumped 18 ft. down on the dozing dogs, was unhurt. So were the poodles.

¶ When a family named Davidson returned home at Ste. Timothe, Quebec, they found their dog, which as usual they had left to guard their 5-month-old baby, sulking. Mr. Davidson...

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