The Kennel Club of Beverly Hills was previously three separate clubs, the Los Angeles Kennel Club, Harbor Kennel Club and Riviera Kennel Club who decided to join forces and became the Kennel Club of Beverly Hills.
Answer: The KCBH wanted their logo to have a relationship to the city, and a member’s son, a photographer, suggested the statue. The city gave its permission, and the statue—a memorial to a fallen soldier—has represented the club ever since.
Read our larger post about the full history to learn more about the history of the Kennel Club of Beverly Hills logo and the French sculpture. Also, don’t forget to check out writer Kim Thornton’s story about the Beverly Hills Dog Show here, in time for the USA Network Easter broadcast on Sunday, April 16th at 8 p.m. ET/PT.