Sometimes you just need an innocent animal moment to get you through your day. If you're in that place, I have something for you. It's a Missouri Golden Retriever that has managed to convince a bunch of tiny ponies to be his friend.
No dog has ever been as famous as a Labrador named King Buck. Not Lassie. Not Rin Tin Tin or Benji. While he was world-renown, King Buck made his home on a farm in Illinois that you can still visit today.
My dad was a postal carrier for much of his life and this issue is near and dear to my heart. If you see paw prints on a mailbox in Missouri, there's a very good reason it's there and the color really does matter.
Even dog names can be a popularity contest. Take for example a brand new list showing the most popular canine names in Missouri for 2023. The top dog (literally) name means "beautiful" because of course it does.