Buddy the Surf Dog became an instant star once his owner Bruce Hooker put him on a surf board at age 3 at the C Street beach in Ventura, California. He was the first dog inducted into the Surf Dog Hall of Fame in 2011 and has inspired many, including Fred Stone, to admire the wonderful role dogs play in our lives.
This painting depicts Traveler, the USC Mascot, with Richard Saukko in their first appearance in 1961 at the USC home opener game versus Georgia Tech at the Coliseum in Los Angeles. A tradition still upheld today at all USC home football games. With every USC score, the band plays "Conquest" and Traveler gallops around the Coliseum. A great moment for all USC fans.