I never saw my grandma, Hazel Jagdfeld interact with a dog. Neither one of my parents grew up with dogs resulting in my family not having a dog while I grew up. I figured my grandma didn’t like them. But the photo above shows me a different story. I would think that if she didn’t like them grandma wouldn’t sit on a slab with a dog holding her paw. It doesn’t seem like she detests this dog at all. I don’t know the name of this german shepherd that lived on the farm. The farm is located in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin and belonged to Nick Jagdfeld. He and his brother Henry owned farms adjacent to each other. Nick and Henry were my grandma’s cousins. My dad and grandma lived in Chicago and would visit them in the summers. I estimate this photo was taken between 1935-1940. By the way, I currently have 2 dogs, a 9 year old pointer named Daisy and a brand new beagle puppy named Blazer.
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