As Claude was no longer a member of the RCMP, they no longer had their sled dogs, Queenie, Malt, Hops and Jack. They did, however, have a pet dog named Spud, and he figures prominently in the photographs taken during this period.
“Mary – and Spud – very interested”
Yukon Archives: #7301
“Our house at Forty Mile June 1938”
Yukon Archives: #7306
Claude hauls wood while Spud trots alongside.
Yukon Archives: #7489