Pug at the Beach

pug at the beach

Pug at the Beach

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 in the 1850s but lost their popularity at the beginning of the 1900s.

In 1997, the movie, Men in Black, marked the “relaunch” of the Pugs. Now, pugs are a top 10 breed.

Technical

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The profile of a French Bulldog

profile of a french bulldog

Profile of a French Bulldog

Henry is a young pup. He’s French Bulldog about 6 month old. Here’s his profile. The profile is very important to the French Bulldog owners because it shows that the dog doesn’t have a nose.

It’s no exactly true, he still have the nose, but the nose is “pushed back inside the head” and is almost touching the throat. That’s …

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Happy Dog: Vancouver, BC

My dog when he's happy

A Happy Dog: Vancouver, BC

Here’s a happy dog:

  1. Eyes with their normal shape
  2. Mouth partially opened and not tensed
  3. Relaxed ears, not on alert
  4. Raised head but not tensed
  5. Relaxed tail
  6. Relaxed body

This is my dog, Dodoïte (pronounced: Dodo ïte) in his good days. Some days he’s happy and relaxed, some days he’s not. It has a lot to do with the weather and the …

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Zzzz: Vancouver, BC

british bulldog puppy falling asleep

British Bulldog puppy falling asleep

Bella is a 6 month old English Bulldog. She runs, she jumps (kind of), she bulldozes everything on her way. She will be the queen of destruction when she’ll grow up. For my benefit, she just shewed on an expensive leather couch and attacked a couple of toes, luckily not mine.

But right, now she’s about to crash and go to sleep. The …

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The Cookie Monster: Vancouver, BC

the cookie monster

The Cookie Monster

Her nickname is “The Cookie Monster” (include the: The) which is often shortened to “The Cookie”. I forgot to write down her real name.

The Cookie only works when she’s being paid. She has to be paid before and after the work. She need to have a cookie before going for the walk and she also wants to be paid when coming home… Another cookie down …

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Why Do I Have To Do This?

chinese crested jumping

Chinese Crested Jumping

Some dogs have it and some dogs don’t.

Some dogs are born for agility competition, some dogs are not. The most obvious candidates for agility competitions are the Border Collies (they win the most often) and the Pitbulls. The Chinese Crested are not born for this kind of life.

This Chinese Crested wasn’t rushing during his agility race, to the great dismay of his owner …

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Was it OK?

Dog at agility competition

Dog at agility competition

This is an agility competition.

By now, most of the dogs in that agility understand that they have to go through those obstacles and their owners are happy when they go through them. If they rush through these obstacles, their owners are even happier.

What the dog doesn’t understand is the order of these obstacles. The order changes every time they run. In fact, the …

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Working for a Living

dog @ agility competition

Dog at Agility Competition

Some dogs do nothing the whole day: they wait, they sleep, they wait and wait… Dogs are hunters and therefore they are supposed to be patient and wait until the prey, the owner or the meal comes.

Some dogs have to work for a living, they are earn their meal. I’m talking about these service dogs for the blind, seizures… Some have to work rounding …

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Great Dogs at Agility Races

Great Dogs at Agility

Great Dogs at Agility

In agility competition, the dogs run in various categories, mostly according the weight/size of the dog and they raise the size of the obstacles according to the dog’s category.

The fastest dogs where the Border Collies and the Pitbulls. They are always the fastest. They get the speed because they are not too big or too small and they have the agility to make …

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My Dog Walking Around

My Dog Walking Around

My dog walking around

This is my dog, walking around, at the beach in West Vancouver, BC. His name is Dodoïte (pronounced: Dodo ïte).

Sometimes, magical moments happen, in life and in photography. For customers, I usually take a few hundred photos and then I show them 20 to 30 photos, sometimes I even show 50 photos.

This photos is just one of a sequence of about 9 photographs. And …

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The Winter: Whistler, BC

Dog in the snow

My dog, walking around, in the snow

This is my dog, walking around, in the snow in Whistler, BC. His name is Dodoïte (pronounced: Dodo ïte). He’s a furry Basset Hound. He’s basically a Basset Hound with longer legs and in the forest, in the woods, in the mountains he becomes a “real dog”.

Normally, in town (I live in Vancouver, BC), he’s afraid of everything. Every …

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