From the National Archives:
Although Fala might be the most famous of the Roosevelts’ dogs, this is a different Scottish terrier from decades before Fala joined the family. This photograph was taken in 1907. The dog, Duffy, is competing with Anna Roosevelt for a treat from the hand of FDR (who is standing over them, not yet stricken by polio).
Tamara Desni and her dogs, all dolled up for the day. Via.
A hand tinted tintype portrait of a young lady holding a dog in her lap, ca. 1860s. Via.
Doggies in the roaring 20s visit the beauty parlor — one even gets a manicure. Would that make it a mani-pet-i? Via.
We love Betty White; we love dogs! The Huffington Post shares a gallery of vintage photos of Betty White at home — a home full of dogs, that is. Circa 1950s.
A young Queen Elizabeth II with Corgis, of course. Via.
The long and short of Edie Sedgwick and her puppy pal.