Although she is not quite a dog, Lupa is a canus. One of my favorite parts of Roma is Lupa, the she-wolf. Supposedly the mother of
Roma uses her image as an official emblem, and she turns up on trashcans (below, along the Via Appia Antica) and signs.
As you can see here, she dominates a room in the Capitoline museum, complete with her story.
Additionally, I recently saw a graffiti mural depicting her, in the same place where we saw the madrigals.
It keeps going. During my trip to