Dogs Are Always Themselves: West Vancouver, BC

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dog wondering

Dog wondering what these weird noises are

Dogs do not pretend to be something that they are not. They do not try to control their images. In front of cameras, people become stiff because they concentrate on what they should look on camera. Dogs do not pretend to be something else. They are what they are.

Often dogs are ‘funny’ in what they do and how they do it. This …


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What Do You Want?

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female golden retriever

Golden Retriever coming to ask me: what do you want?

This Golden Retriever came to ask me what did I want. She came to me, looked at me, waited with the “look”.

She came to see me. I walk and take the photos with my dog on his leash (usually). Since this is a dog park, he was without his leash but staying behind me (for protection). She didn’t …


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A Big Mastiff: Vancouver, BC

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very pushy Mastiff

Big George is a pushy Mastiff

This big Mastiff is named ‘Big George’ and weighs at least 175lbs (his last weighting was about a year ago).

Big George knows that he’s big. He is very, very pushy and when he pushes he often gets his way.

I don’t think I could ever own a Mastiff because of all the farts and because of the drool/slobber. (I think …


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Cleo the Cairn Terrier/Norfolk Terrier: Vancouver, BC

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Cairn/Norfolk Terrier that is due for a good trim

Cleo needs a “good trim”

Cleo is supposed to be a mix between a Cairn Terrier and a Norfolk Terrier (that’s what her owner was told but somehow she doesn’t seem convinced when she said it.) She knows a dozen tricks and Cleo loves learning new tricks. She gets paid extremely well when learning and doing tricks…

BTW, she’s due for a wash and a ‘good trim …


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Chihuahua Howling: Vancouver, BC

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chihuahua howling: vancouver, bc

Chihuahua Howling: Vancouver, BC

Normally, Chihuahuas bark. They bark a lot. It’s a small dog then it’s small barks but they are annoying barks.

This Chihuahua didn’t bark, she howled and howled and howled. She kept on because her owner wasn’t acknowledging that there was a big danger coming (aka: me taking her photo). This is proof that the standard recommendation to deal with dogs howling …


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Man and Dog Walking: Vancouver, BC

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Man and Dog Walking: Vancouver, BC

Man and Dog Walking: Vancouver, BC

Most often when people walk with their dogs, they walk in sync. This means that if the person’s left foot is forward, the dog’s left front leg will be forward.

This only works when the dog is walking with the owner, like in this photo. This almost never works when the dogs are on ‘those fishing lines’, that’s these leashes that …


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Cycling with a Running Dog: Vancouver, BC

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cycling with a running dog

Cycling with a Running Dog

It’s difficult to cycle with a dog when the dog is on a leash and is pulling, especially in another direction than where the cyclist wants to go. That guy’s dogs wants to come and sniff my dog, that why the guy is going with his bicycle across the road toward me.

In some places, like the UK, it’s illegal to cycle …


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Hard Working Frenchie: Vancouver, BC

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hard working frenchie: vancouver, bc

Another Hard Working Frenchie: Vancouver, BC

Here’s another hard working Frenchie. In the doggy world, a Frenchie is a French Bulldog. Like most Friend Bulldogs, the “go crazy” until they are completely exhausted and need to sleep to recharge “the battery.”

Late last year, I was talking with the owner of another French Bulldog. The Frienchie’s owner was going on about her dog this, her dog that. I …


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