|7 February 1915 New York Times|
|Portrait by artist Michel Jacobs as reproduced in the |
February 1925 Edison Phonograph Monthly magazine.
It is fair to say that the diva loved her dogs, and especially loved Boris. She was photographed numerous times with both Boris (official name Ranco o' Valley Farm) and his son Nickolai. She even chose to have her portrait done by artist Michel Jacobs posing with Boris.
|With Boris at The Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, February 1915|
She also loved showing her dogs, entering them many times over the years at the Westminster Kennel Club annual show, and others on Long Island.
|25 March 1923 Asheville, NC Citizen-Times|
Anna Case kept her dogs as close as possible. They stayed with her in her New York apartment when she was in town, and joined her at her summer residences whether at the Jersey Shore, or on Long Island. When she was on tour, the dogs went to stay with her mother in South Branch.
|With Boris in New York, October 1916|
|With Boris and Nickolai on Long Island, August 1921|
Dogs remained an important part of the life of Anna Case after her marriage to communications industry mogul Clarence H. Mackay in 1931, She continued to show dogs, and the couple were photographed often with their pooches.
|With Brownie at the Westbury Dog Show September 1936.|
|The Mackays with Bang Stone Peggy and Duke, May 1937|
|Anna and Brownie|