Tag Archives: dog tags

Remember the dog tags?

I wrote a post last year about the dog tags that were found on Baker’s Flat. Since then, I’ve found out lots more about dog tags, mainly thanks to a 2005 book by Neil Ransom on the history of dog registration … Continue reading

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Fido, what have you done with your tag?

Most recently, I’ve been cataloguing and photographing dog registration tags. OK, that’s a bit of a conversation stopper. But bear with me, and read on … The Dog Act of 1860 divided South Australia into districts, and compelled all dog owners … Continue reading

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Hi ho, hi ho, it’s off to catalogue I go …

Being a trained librarian, I have to admit to a certain excitement when faced with the prospect of cataloguing. Don’t judge me! But do think about this – if you collect lots of data but it doesn’t generate any useful … Continue reading

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