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Man arrested for attempting to steal dog sculpture; police recover 1 previously taken

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University police on Sunday (May 10) arrested a man on several charges, including the attempted theft of a dog sculpture that is part of the Dog Days of Summer community art project. Police also recovered one of two sculptures previously reported stolen. Adam Sachs, 20, a sophomore in the College […]

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2 ‘Dog Days’ statues stolen from West Lafayette locations

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Two of the 41 dog sculptures decorated by area artists as part of the Dog Days of Summer community art project were stolen late Friday (May 8) or early Saturday (May 9). One called “Give a Dog a Bone” by artist Liz Rainey was sponsored through contributions from students, faculty and […]

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Dog Days of Summer sculptures hit streets of Greater Lafayette

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Ranging from artistic to scientific, life-size decorated dog statues are popping up throughout the Greater Lafayette area as part of the Dog Days of Summer art project. The project, which officially opens on Saturday (May 9), is a partnership between the Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine and the Art Museum […]

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Dog Days organizers offer lesson plans for classrooms

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — As part of the upcoming Dog Days of Summer project, lesson plans created around the theme of dogs are now being offered for teachers of students enrolled in kindergarten through the eighth grade. Project organizers said all of the lesson plans take Indiana’s core academic standards into account and are offered […]

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