Harley: The Powerhouse

big dog running with his ball

Harley is a Big Dog

Harley is almost a big dog. He’s not that big but he’s a big bundle of energy.

I spoke with his owner, Larry. He takes Harley twice a day for an hour to the park, they live a block away from the park. What I’m not sure, I forgot to ask, if they come to the park for an hour each time …

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Athlete Performing

border collie at agility

Great Dogs at Agility

This Border Collie is an athlete at the top of her game. She runs, she jumps, she concentrates on not making any mistake and she didn’t. In the end, she finished second on her class.

It’s called agility racing for a reason. Not only these dogs need a lot of agility, they have no idea of where they are running. They have no idea …

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Toby, the Vacuum Cleaner

old dog in black and white

Toby: the environmental vacuum cleaner

Toby was already 14 years old when I took this photo. He’s a mix between a German Shepherd and a Belgian Shepherd Laekenois.

Toby lives in a “zoo”, almost.

He has to put up with 2 cats, 3 African Grey Parrots and a dozen of smaller birds. Sometimes he gets attacked by the cats, sometimes he gets dive-bombed by the various birds. He puts …

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Border Collie Swimming (Kind Of)

border collie rescuing her frisbee

Border Collie Rescuing Her Frisbee

The owner of this Border Collie kept on throwing her favorite Frisbee in the water. The dog wasn’t too keen, he had to encourage her many times for her to jump in the water. Don’t forget it was her “favorite” Frisbee.

He said that her was doing this to cool her down. It was a hot July day.

Dogs naturally starts doing the …

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Can’t Stop Running: Vancouver, BC

dog running

Dog Running: Vancouver, BC

This dog kept on running. If it moved, she ran after it. I’m not sure who her owner was. She never went to her owner while I was there.

  • Dogs don’t handle heat and humidity very well
  • Dogs need frequent breaks, to recharge, go to the bathroom…
  • Energetic dogs will chew up sofas, eat shoes… They need to run.

BTW, dogs with short noses …

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Another Hard Working Doggy

dog sleeping but attentive

Dog Sleeping but Attentive

This dog looks like he’s sleeping. He kind of sleeping. Not only he’s sleeping but he’s also on alert in his sleep.

How do I know?

  1. He’s my dog and I know him. He’s half a German Sheppard (the face and the colour of the fur), half whippet (the size of the dog and the slenderness) and half pointer.
  2. Look at …
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My Dog in the Forest: Vancouver, BC

dog walking: vancouver, bc

My Dog

This is my dog. His name is Dodoïte (pronounced: Dodo ïte). Most people think that he’s some Australian Sheepdog. That’s mostly because of the colour of his coat which you can’t see since the image is in black and white and because of his ears.

The thing is that he can do whatever he wants with his ears.

  1. If my dog is happy, he will …
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Dancer, the Duck Trolling Retriever

duck trolling retriever

Dancer, the Duck Trolling Retriever

Dancer is a 15 years old Duck Trolling Retriever. He had to work hard for this photo session. This was his last photo session. He passed away 3 weeks later.

He worked very hard, but he was tired and very quickly had to rest.

In his days, Dancer won “conformation” competitions, which is the “catwalk” for dogs. The conformation competitions do not compare one dog …

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