Absinthe History: Absinthe and the Dog

Although many old absinthe advertisements made use of cats, fewer made use of dogs. Yet, at least one old absinthe advertisement survives in which there is a dog.

absinthe dog

In this second photo, it is unclear whether the dog is actually drinking the absinthe.


In modern day, absinthe is not generally associated with dogs, although there are exceptions.

absinthe cat on dog

Some modern artwork shows both dogs and cats with absinthe:

wild_absinthe_cat_by_eckopfdoggie & absinthe


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