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The meaning of "Beware of dog".

Jackie467
September 13th, 2006, 03:18 PM
"As an amusing aside the expression 'Cave Canem' (Beware of the dog) was a warning to visitors, not that the dogs would attack but to beware of damaging the small dogs"

I found this while doing some research on the history of IGs and thought it was pretty interesting. I found it on several different sites but thought I'd post this one which is where the quote is from. I never knew this but I thought it was a pretty cool thing. I might get a beware of dog sign just for this purpose being that I have an IG. Apperently from what I read this sign was made specifically because of the IG.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Italian_Greyhound
You can find the quote above at the bottom of the page under history.