Dogs

Paw Prints

Jan 20, 2013 By John Graves

Photographer Keith Carter’s latest pet project reminds me of big Texas dogs I’ve owned—some clownish, some serious, but every one of them great.

Kid Gloves

Mar 1, 2002 By Jan Reid

Growing up in Wichita Falls, I was a skinny kid with buckteeth and a girl's name, so I got into my share of fights. To improve my odd's of winning-and turn my anger and fear into bravery and skill-I learned to box.

Pup Culture

Sep 30, 1997 By Spike Gillespie

Thanks to his penchant for classic literature, Wishbone is the new top dog in kids’ entertainment.

Running With the Big Dogs

Dec 1, 1996 By Anne Dingus

From Fred Gipson’s fictional Old Yeller to A&M mascot Reveille and Lyndon Johnson’s beleaguered beagles, dogs have always reigned as Texans’ pets of choice. The long line of distinguished dog lovers includes John Graves of Glen Rose, Texas’ writer emeritus, and acclaimed Beaumont photographer Keith Carter, who joined forces for…

Ol’ Blue

Dec 1, 1977 By John Graves

A good country dog is loyal, obedient, and knows the difference between a chicken and a possum.