Brindle Frenchie: Vancouver, BC

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french bulldog running with his ball

Frenchie running with his ball

Frenchies, aka French Bull Dogs (because they became popular and famous in France), are often ‘crazy’. They run, they twirl, they wind themselves up and when they get tired they will often fall asleep wherever they are. This is called the “zoomies”. Why? They don’t really know. It could relieving stress and pressure. It could be some sudden burst of energy and then the …


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The Power of Advertising

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2 dogs sniffing each other

2 dogs sniffing each other

Why do dogs sniff each other’s butt?

They’ve been sniffing around in the neighborhood and now they need to know who was marking the territory. The dog that pees higher on the tree, the fire hydrant or the pole is the ‘top dog’. My own dog, the one on the right/top of the photo, can pee up to 50 times per hour …


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Her Stick: West Vancouver, BC

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golden labrador carrying a huge stick

Golden Lab carrying a wooden stick bigger than her

This Golden Lab picked up this huge piece of wood from the beach. And she was no way she letting it go. It didn’t matter if any other dog was coming close. She was not dropping it even for sniffing another dog.

Everybody was getting out of the way for the Golden Lab.

Her owner was muttering something. I could …


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Coco Channel: West Vancouver, BC

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coco is mostly a maltese

Coco is mostly a Maltese

This is Coco.

She mostly a Maltese, and her name comes from ‘Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel’ who is better known as Coco Chanel, the French fashion company designer. Coco Chanel started the business in 1918, just after World War 1 and created the perfume No 5 in 1921. Which is more famous: the perfume or the Chanel suits?

Coco’s owner loves the No 5 perfume …


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A Very Patient Wife

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photographer with a very patient wife

Photographer with a Very Patient Wife

What every photographer needs is a very patient wife or partner that:

  1. Puts up with the: ‘Just one more’, ‘Just a second, it’s a great light…’
  2. Understands why her husband needs to spend thousandS of dollars on toys…

Notice how she also looks in the direction of the birds that her husband is trying to make photos off? She’s not looking at …


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Taking a Break: Vancouver, BC

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Young Bernese Mountain Dog

Young Bernese Mountain Dog taking a break

The young Bernese Mountain Dog, with the lady, was going crazy at the dog park just behind this little plaza. He was jumping on every dog and he was standing up on almost everybody.

There was no meanness or aggressiveness, it was just a rambunctious huge puppy. The problem is that although this Bernese Mountain Dog is still a puppy, it’s a …


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Oops, Dropped the Ball: Vancouver, BC

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Dropping the ball after seeing me taking her photo

Dropping the ball after seeing me taking her photo

She was busy running with the ball and returning it, then she saw me…

A quick look at me without turning much of her head and she dropped her ball. Then she quickly picked up her tennis ball and went back to work.

Almost every dog plays with tennis ball, except for my dog (of course). Some people say that tennis …


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Where Are The Eyes? Vancouver, BC

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black labradoodle

Toby, a Black Labradoodle

Toby is a black Labradoodle, which is quite unusual. It’s rare to have black Labradoodles, most of them are from light browns to yellows.

It’s hard for a photographer to make photos of black dogs with deep black eyes, the light comes from above, and then the eyes go ‘missing’.

Toby is supposed to the short for Tobias, but in this case Toby is …


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