Catching The Hol-ee Ball: Vancouver, BC

chocolate labrador dog with a Hol-ee ball

Chocolate Labrador with a Hol-ee ball

Cooper is a Chocolate Labrador Retriever. He loves chasing that Hol-ee ball.

The Hol-ee balls are very easy for the dog to pickup and carry. Many people do not like giving tennis balls to dogs because they are dangerous especially for the bigger dogs who could choke or break their teeth on them.

The bigger dogs, even the smaller French Bulldogs, can compress the …

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Running Golden Retriever: West Vancouver, BC

golden retriever running

Golden Retriever coming back from the bushes with his kill

Here’s a Golden Retriever running with the kill he just retrieved from the bushes.

Golden Retriever are high energy dog from the Scottish Highlands. That’s a mountainous place with lots of ponds, lakes and streams. They need the exercise.

Two major problems with these dogs:

  1. They are smart. They need a lot stimulation or they will get busy …
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Avoiding the Waves: Vancouver, BC

dog avoiding the waves

Avoiding the Waves: Vancouver, BC

This dog went into the water, but on the way out of the water, he would jump over every wave.

I don’t know if he was avoiding the waves or if he was playing with the waves. He did it a few times but he only jumped over the waves on the way out, never when he was going in the water.


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The Dog Days of Summer: Vancouver, BC

french bulldog in a baby swing at the park

The Dog Days of Summer: Vancouver, BC

Most dogs will put up with their owners’ antics.

Henry is definitely not thrilled with being in the baby swing. He swayed there for a good 10 minutes, but he puts up with it. There’s a reason for Henry to put up with some of these eccentricities, he gets paid very well. He got to run around for over an hour before …

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The Lunch Break: Vancouver, BC

walking the dog during the lunch break

Walking The Dog During The Lunch Break

This was before the times of COVID.

This lady was on her lunch break and was walking her dog. I tried to talk to her and ask her about her dog, but she didn’t have the time. She said that she was on her lunch break.


Camera: Canon 7D ISO 100 and 1/250
Lens: Canon 70-200mm f/4 @70mm and …

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Mr Mischief: Vancouver, BC

mr. mischief: a 9 years old bulldog mix who deserves his name

Mr. Mischief: A 9 Years Old Bulldog Mix Who Deserves His Name

This is Mr. Mischief. He’s a 9 year old bulldog mix and he deserves his name.

If he can get into something, he will. Even if can’t get in, somehow he will still find a way, mostly involving force or chewing. The real problem, for him, is how to get out… He’s been trapped into …

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Pedro, the Rescue: Vancouver, BC

pedro, mostly a chihuahua

Pedro, mostly a Chihuahua

Pedro is a Mexican rescue dog. He’s mainly a Chihuahua, a quite large Chihuahua. According to the vet, he’s between 2 and 3 years old.

A couple went to Mexico for a vacation. They saw Pedro hanging around around their vacation camp and decided to bring him back to Vancouver, BC. They kept him for a couple months. Eventually they didn’t keep him …

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Pedro the Miniature Pinscher/Chihuahua: Vancouver, BC

pedro the miniature pinscher/chihuahua

Pedro the Miniature Pinscher/Chihuahua

Many, many years ago, Pedro, a Miniature Pinscher/Chihuahua cross, was rescued. Now, he’s still afraid of cages.

It’s not just cages but he’s also afraid of gates, especially the iron gates that look like cages.

Miniature Pinscher/Chihuahua cross are also known as ChiPin. Pedro, like the Chihuahuas and Mini Pinschers, has a big attitude. Everybody must go out of his …

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