17 Years Old: West Vancouver, BC

A 17 years old dog and still going for the daily walks

A 17 years old dog and still going for the daily walks

This dog is 17 years old dog and she still goes for a daily walks!

Actually, it’s more of a slow stroll with frequent sniffs rather than a walk. A stop here, a sniff there but the walk is the walk. Every day, rain or shine, she goes on the walk. She doesn’t seem to have …

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Another Rambo: Vancouver — Downtown Eastside

Here's another dog called Rambo

Here’s another dog called Rambo.

I know of at least four dogs called Rambo and all four dogs were named after the Sylvester Stallone’s movie filmed in Hope, BC.

BTW, two of the owners are men and the other two owners are women.

This Rambo is half Pit Bull and half Jack Russell. He has the head and the body of a Pit Bull but he has the legs of a Jack Russell.

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Pug at the Beach

pug at the beach

Pug at the Beach

Frank is not very active, just like his owner that was sitting on a log and drinking her coffee. It was a cold May. Only a few dogs went in the water. Frank wasn’t one of them…

Nowadays, pugs are very popular dogs. They are small, they do well in apartments, they not high activity dogs and have good personalities. Pugs were very popular dogs …

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Guarding The House: Vancouver, BC

guarding the house: vancouver, bc

Dogs Guarding The House

These 2 dogs were laying on the stairs. When they saw me coming, they lifted their heads.

The moment I stopped and started taking photos, they went into guard mode.

They were not aggressive. Yet! A couple of steps closer to the house and they would have. Look at the intensity in their eyes, especially the dog on the left. It’s a very clear warning …

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My Dog with His Wings!

dog with ears straight out

My Dog With His Ears Straight Out

This is my dog, Dodoïte (pronounced: Dodo ïte). He’s a half Basset Hound, half Australian Shepherd, and half Corgi. Dodoïte has wings!

Most dogs when they are puzzled and try to understand, do the head tilt, it’s so cute. Not my dog. Instead, when he’s puzzled, he sticks his ears straight out horizontally, just like a radar system.

In fact …

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Snootsy: His Favorite Spot

15 years old dachshund in the rain

Snootsy: a 15 years old Wiener dog

Snootsy is a 15 years old Weiner dog, aka a Dachshund.

This is his favorite position and location. It’s an old couch, in the living room, that his owners want to replace but can’t. That’s Snootsy’s favorite spot. That’s where he “retires” when he’s stressed.

And yes, his life can be stressful, the “awful” cat, Ozzie, is …

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French Bulldog Swimming in the Ocean

french bulldog swimming

French Bulldog Swimming

Many dogs love water. From the Duck Trolling Retriever to the Labrador passing through the Newfoundlander and the all the other retrievers. These are dogs built for the water.

French Bulldogs or any other Bulldogs don’t like water, especially swimming in the water. Why? Because they sink and then drown. These dogs know. They are too heavy in the front, the chest area and they can …

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Sausage Waiting At Granville Island: Vancouver, BC

dachshunds waiting at granville island

Wiener Dog Waiting At Granville Island

Sausage is the often used term for Wiener dogs, aka the Dachshunds. This one is a smooth coat Dachshund. He’s not happy. Why am I photographing him? So he’s giving me the stare.

Granville Island is a public market in Vancouver, BC. It’s one of the most visited tourist place in Vancouver.

BTW, the CHMC people at Granville Island claim that …

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