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Romans loved their animals

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A dog on the Roman mosaic
A dog on the Roman mosaic

The Romans really loved their dogs or cats. Some dogs had special medals with engraved instructions on how to deal with a lost animal.

One of the bronze medals reads: “Hold me if I am lost and return me to my master Viventius on the estate of Callistus”.

  • Catherine Johns, Dogs: History, Myth, Art

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