Jumping Around: Vancouver, BC

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charlie is always trying to be higher

Charlie is always trying to be higher up

Charlie, a mostly a mini pittbull. She’s small and short. She loves jumping. Always trying to be higher than the ground. The only reason that she’s not on the top stair is because of her owner.

In spite of her size, she can jump and is very athletic. Her owner told me that she can easily run 5 kilometers (around …


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In Training: Vancouver, BC

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puppy labrador in training

Puppy Labrador in Training

This black puppy Lab, Marnie, is in training to become a guide dog. Will she succeed and graduate?

Right now, she’s not doing well. She pulls too hard on the walk and she has to wear a haltie over her nose because of the pulling.

She only has 3 month to stop pulling. She’s only in the first part of the training. She doesn …


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Photographing Black Dogs

category Dogs • hashtags Dog Photography, Canada, BC, Vancouver, B&W • 2 min read

black dog running

Black Dog

It’s never been easy being a black dog. Most people do not like black dogs. Light colored dogs get adopted at the rate of the 3 to 1 compared to the black dogs.

One of the reason that black dogs are badly viewed is because of Hollywood. But it didn’t start with Hollywood, we had Sherlock Holmes and the Hound of the Baskerville…

Whenever they need …


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Lisa, the Greyhound: Vancouver, BC

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Older Greyhound with foot injury

Older Greyhound With Foot Injury

Lisa is an older Greyhound from a racing track in Mexico. She’s had a foot injury during one of her races and that ended her ‘racing career’. She was transferred from Tijuana to Los Angeles for adoption, then from the US to Canada where she went through Edmonton Alberta and finally, she came to Vancouver BC.

Most of her transformation from a caged dog …


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Danger — Keep Off: Vancouver, BC

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Man Risking his Beagle's Life

Man Risking his Beagle’s Life

Technical

Camera: Canon 7D ISO 100 and 1/100s
Lens: Canon 70-200 f/4L IS @75mm and f/4.5
Processed with ART 1.9.3: https://bitbucket.org/agriggio/art/wiki/Home/


Proud of Herself: Vancouver, BC

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bichon frisé catching the ball

Bichon running like crazy to catch the ball and she did

She was running like crazy to catch the ball and she did. She was so proud of herself bringing back the ball. She wasn’t running back, she was walking back with her head high.

In French, there’s the expression ‘tricotter’, that would be “knitting” in English, which is the expression when somebody with very short legs tries …


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Mine, No! It’s Mine, Vancouver, BC

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doberman trying to steal a frisbee

Doberman trying to steal a Frisbee

The rubber Frisbee was the Boxer’s Frisbee but the Doberman wanted it because the Boxer’s had it. But the Boxer wasn’t letting it go.

This Doberman was going after any toy from every other dog then dropping the toy after he ‘stole’ it.

It’s natural for dogs to try to steal other dog’s toys, aka possessions. “I’m the …


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Beagle Just Before Howling

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beagle just before howling

Beagle Just Before Howling

What’s the job of a Beagle?

  1. Its job is to find ‘it’.
  2. To tell you that s/he found it.

That’s a Beagle’s purpose in life. The next questions are:

  1. What did s/he find?
  2. How does s/he tell you?

S/he’ll find either another dog, or what s/he thinks that you are looking for something or another dog. Then …


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