There is more to this second Dog statue than meets the eye. As soon as I saw it, I could see a similarity to the features of two dogs pictured on a memorial in the Paris Dogs Cemetery that appeared in Owen's blog - The Magic Lantern Show. I wonder if the sculptor was the same?
In the image above, notice the rope lead is hanging down with the end frayed. The animal could make a bid for freedom, but has chosen to stay.
Above, a good view of the profile of this particular man's best friend. In these days of political correctness, perhaps that should be changed to 'human's best friend' but it doesn't sound quite right? What do you think?
The view below reveals that the dog is scratching itself. Could it have fleas?