During the Cold War,
Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev and US President John F Kennedy wrote
to each other regularly. Despite the hostility between their countries, the two
men also exchanged presents. One was a dog called Pushinka, whose mother was
one of the first dogs to fly into space and return alive.
Thank you to Cornish Dreamer: "Your compassion for animals always shows on the blog entries that you write and I find that to be a compelling reason to continue reading your blog." and to Violets Vintage: "You are an artist because you transform misguided dogs into perfect pets!" and to Winchester Whisperer: "You are the voice of reason."