Posts Tagged ‘fire dogs’

1910: Mike, the Extraordinary Trolley-Riding Fire Dog of Engine Company 8

Posted: 21st February 2015 by The Hatching Cat in Uncategorized

Mike was no ordinary fire dog. In fact, he was no ordinary Dalmatian. As the son of Oakie and Bess, two of the most famous mascot dogs in the history of the Fire Department of New York, he was destined for greatness. Oakie was raised in Newport, Rhode Island on Oakland Farm, the residence of […]