The Enlightened Hound

A Dog is the Best Medicine

Limited Edition Linoprint & Collage

Dog is the Best Medicine Limited Edition Linoprint & Collage | The Enlightened Hound
A Dog is the Best Medicine Print | The Enlightened Hound

A Dog is the Best Medicine

Limited Edition Linoprint & Collage

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A play on the idiom "laughter is the best medicine", I created this print in honour of a dog’s gift to make us feel better, whatever the situation.

Ask any dog lover and they will tell you how good their dog makes them feel. Whether we are feeling sad, grumpy, irritable or under the weather, somehow dogs have the ability to make us feel better about life.

My dog, Figo, can immediately smooth over any family rift — at the first sign of raised voices he comes rushing over wagging his tail and never fails to get us all smiling again.

A play on the idiom "laughter is the best medicine", I created this print in honour of a dog’s gift to make us feel better, whatever the situation.

Ask any dog lover and they will tell you how good their dog makes them feel. Whether we are feeling sad, grumpy, irritable or under the weather, somehow dogs have the ability to make us feel better about life.

My dog, Figo, can immediately smooth over any family rift — at the first sign of raised voices he comes rushing over wagging his tail and never fails to get us all smiling again.

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You are a miracle...I was in the absolute most foul mood, and then the print arrived in amazing transatlantic speed! I love it, but, let me tell you why. I have been a nurse for the past 35 years, the medicine labels are perfect, and have had dogs in my life since I was 5. So you see your work is perfect for me. Thank you, The Enlightened Hound has lifted my mood!"

Joan (USA)

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How this print was made

This print combines collage with linoprinting. It is made from a collage of vintage, original medicine bottle labels. These are very collectable and have a wonderful array of old typefaces, both scripts and block letters. They are the lovely, aged, mellow colour of old parchment. It's not surprising that this print is often bought for dog loving vets, doctors & nurses!

I make a unique, individual collage of actual, original labels for each print, so every one is slightly different and completely unique.

There will only be 100 of these prints and each one is individually signed and numbered on the reverse.

If you'd like to find out more about how this print was made, you can read more on my blog.

Print size: 30 x 30 cm (12” x 12”)

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My dad loved the “Dog is the Best Medicine” print. Will have to make sure the next order is for me! Thanks so much

Ruth (UK)

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Choose your print

Unframed Print
Worldwide Shipping

  • Fits a standard 12" x 12" frame. A box style frame is best as it will keep the print away from the glass
  • Ships with a backing board and cellophane wrapped
  • Paper Size: 12" x 12" / 305 x 305 mm

A Dog is the Best Medicine: Unframed

DBMU
£65.00

Mounted Print
UK Addresses Only

  • Fits a standard 16" x 16" frame
  • Ships with an black acid-free mount and conservation grade backing board in a cellophane bag
  • Mount size: 16 x 16"

A Dog is the Best Medicine: Mounted

DBMM
£69.00
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I've been struggling to find a present for a friend who's a doctor who loves her dog, so when I came across your print today I couldn't resist!

David (UK)

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