Jack Russell pup. Literally not a day goes by that I don't think about my dog, Pepey. We lost her earlier this year, she was 14 and we got her when I was 5. She looked just like this with a little brown spot on her side
The tradition of pumpkin carving began not with carving pumpkins, but carving potatoes, turnips, and beets. The Irish would carve faces into these in the hope of warding away evil spirits that roamed the land on Samhain. This idea came from the story of Jack of the Lantern (Stingy Jack). When the Irish came to America, they used pumpkins, which were native and much easier to carve.