Road Trip! AKC Art Travels to Harrisburg

I absolutely love the painting!

AKC Dog Lovers

—Bud Boccone

If You Want a Friend in Politics, Get a Dog, an exhibition on loan from the AKC art collection, has been installed at the Pennsylvania Governor’s Residence, in Harrisburg. “The governor and I are thrilled to partner with the American Kennel Club to offer this rare art exhibition featuring man’s best friend,” says Pennsylvania first lady Susan Corbett, wife of Governor Tom Corbett. “As dog lovers, we hope that visitors will enjoy and appreciate this unique display of canine art.”

The exhibition, on view to the public through January 2014, features 24 masterpieces of canine art from the renowned AKC collection. The paintings usually hang at our headquarters in New York, and everyone in the office has their personal favorites. Here are three from the Harrisburg show that for years have brightened my work day.

Windholme’s Bartender

Gustav Muss-Arnolt (1858‑1927)

The Windholme kennel was America’s most famous Beagle…

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