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JIM THE WONDER DOG
Jim the Wonder Dog
the "Wonder Dog" of Missouri
One of Marshall's most cherished citizens was the extraordinary "Jim the Wonder Dog". Jim was a Llewellyn Setter who lived at the Ruff Hotel in Marshall in the early 1900's. A champion hunting dog, Jim became famous for his many mysterious talents. Here are just a few examples of Jim's uncanny abilities:
Complete commands given in Morse Code and foreign languages
Discern colors and numbers
Predict the winners of Kentucky Derby races
Predict the winners of World Series games
Predict the gender of unborn babies
Journalists from all over the country wrote about Jim and his amazing talents. He was featured in Ripley's Believe It or Not, Animal Planet and the Discovery Channel. Jim was named "Missouri's Wonder Dog" by the Missouri Legislature in 2017.