Waiting for the Rain: Vancouver, BC

Waiting for the Rain: Vancouver, BC

Waiting for the Rain: Vancouver, BC

Vancouver is on the edge of the Pacific, and the home of what’s left of last tempered rain forest in North America.

And the keyword is: rain. We get the rain from the mountains and from the North. We get the rain from the Pacific, eight thousand kilometres to pickup moisture and then it falls on us because of the mountains. And we …

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Henry: Vancouver, BC

Henry running with branch: Vancouver, BC

Henry Running With Branch: Vancouver, BC

Henry, a brindle French Bulldog, is just past a year old. He loves sticks. The bigger the stick, the better. I’m always amazed how big of a stick he can carry and run with sticks that are much bigger than him, in this case, almost a whole branch.

He will run like this, dropping and picking up a branch here, a stick there …

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Dog Waiting For His Biscuit

Dog Waiting For His Biscuit: Vancouver, BC

Dog Waiting For His Biscuit

This dog is patiently waiting for his biscuit. He’s patient and he wants to be paid for his work. He’s laying in the middle of the stairs. That way he makes sure that nobody can pass by and forgets that he hasn’t been paid yet. “He worked hard, now pay-up.”

He looks like a German Shepherd puppy, but he’s 13 years …

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Cashew, the Pitbull: Vancouver, BC

Cashew, the Pitbull: Vancouver, BC

Cashew, the Pitbull: Vancouver, BC

Cashew is a half pitbull and half who knows what.

Cashew is the reason why so many people love their pitbulls. He’s so nice and gentle. He doesn’t want to offend anybody. He won’t look directly at anybody, including me. Looking at me directly could be a sign of aggression. He doesn’t even take my treats.

Cashew’s past was unknown …

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Yoda, the Pug: Vancouver, BC

Yoda, the Pug: Vancouver, BC

Yoda, the Pug: Vancouver, BC

Yoda is an old pug.

He rides in a bicycle sidecar designed like an old German plane from World War I. It should be a motorcycle, but it’s a bicycle.

His name is Yoda just like the Yoda from the Star Wars serie.

Yoda, the pug, is supposed to be wise with the ‘wisdom of the force’. He puts up with the leather helmet …

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Busy Chewing: Vancouver, BC

Busy Chewing: Vancouver, BC

Busy Chewing: Vancouver, BC

Lucy, the ‘destroyer’ is busy chewing on a stick she found. At the same time, she is taking a rest from running around.

Lucy will chew through everything! She’s chewed bookshelves, books, table feet… Pretty much everything that has some type of wood or paper that is not glossy. Is it for fun? Is it for boredom? Is it because of anxiety? Monika, her owner …

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Handmade Sweater: Vancouver, BC

French Bulldog wearing her handmade wool sweater

French Bulldog wearing her handmade wool sweater

This is Bella, an extremely common name in the doggy world (a top 5 for female dogs). She’s wearing an handmade sweater, especially for her. Her owner, Peggy, has a friend who does a lot of knitting. This sweater is really handmade by a person with knitting needless and not a knitting machine. Peggy paid over $200 for the sweater. Even my …

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5 Month Old Frenchie: Vancouver, BC

Walter a 5 Month Old Frenchie: Vancouver, BC

Walter a 5 Month Old Frenchie: Vancouver, BC

Walter is just 5 month old, he needs to be on a leash. It’s not because he’s a rambunctious puppy but he seems to be banging himself into things. It turned out that eventually, he needed some eye laser surgery on both eyes.

Walter is a very nice dog. He very quickly learned to stay close to his people (Jake …

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