Mount Vernon, Ohio: Fountain of Dogs

18 different full-color cast iron dogs sit in a circle, staring up at a golden bone, spewing water from their mouths. Built in late 2019.
201 S. Main St., Mount Vernon, OH
Downtown, on the southwest corner of S. Main St. and OH-229/W. Gambier St.
Water turned off in winter. Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Dog Fountain

As part of the revitalization of historic downtown Mount Vernon, a fountain was installed in the Fall of 2019 featuring 18 cast iron sculptures of dogs circling a golden bone.

[Scott Hammond, 02/11/2020]

The fountain design was inspired by a similar, slightly more elaborate dog fountain in Toronto.

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