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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The Menacing Look: Vancouver, BC

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menacing dog

Menacing dog coming straight at the camera

Doesn’t she look like a menacing beast coming toward me? When a dog looks fierce and even ready to attack:

  1. I never waver.
  2. I never run or move.
  3. I stand my ground.

Somehow the larger and darker colour coat dogs look much more menacing than the same size dogs with a lighter colour coat. A Golden Retriever look a lot less menacing …


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What Is It? Vancouver, BC

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jogger and dog taking a breather

Jogger and Dog Taking a Breather

The guy was taking a breather during his jog, so his dog was look around…

Most dogs love running, except for mine but that’s because my dog is almost a Basset Hound. Some dogs, like pugs or the bulldogs, can only run for a few minutes before they start to overheat.

BTW, don’t expect to be running with a Chihuahua but a …


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Dogs Not Allowed: Vancouver, BC

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dogs in not allowed area

Dogs not allowed in this area

Just at the end of the park, there is a very small fenced “dog park” that is extremely narrow and divided in two by a fence in the middle to separate large and small dogs. It’s so small that people can’t throw the ball and stay within the fenced area. The dogs can barely run around.

Dogs are not allowed in 95 …


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