Rambo: Vancouver Beach, BC

rambo posing at the beach

Rambo Posing At The Beach

Rambo, the name, has come to represent a strong protective person with a good heart. Somehow, it has crossed into the dog world where many dogs, such as Bulldogs and Pitbulls, are named Rambo. I know at least 4 dogs that are named Rambo, even dogs owned by women. It’s even more popular in the military where Rambo is the most popular name for …

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Old English Setter: Ambleside Park, West Vancouver, BC

older english setter walking

Older English Setter walking

Old English Setters are quite unusual in my neck the woods. They look like a mix between a setter and a dalmatian.

Talk about stubborn.

English Setters are known to be stubborn and this one is no exception. Once he stopped, he refused to start again his walk. His owner pulled and pulled until he had to yank to get him to start walking again.

This …

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The Statue: Vancouver Beach, BC

dog standing like a statue

Dog Standing Like A Statue

This dog stood like a statue for at least two or three minutes. She never moved the whole time that I took the photos. I think that she trying to understand the noise of the camera, the mirror slapping up and down…

It’s quite unusual for a dog of this size to walk on the log. Normal dogs will either jump or step on …

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The Boss: Vancouver, BC

2 dogs

2 dogs

When there are two dogs, there’s always one that is the boss and the other one follows. Guess who eats first? Guess who goes out the door first? …

  • The boss controls everything.
  • The boss is the center of attention.
  • Everybody has to look up to the boss and wait for their decision. When to go out for the hunt walk. Where will the hunt walk be. How …
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Lucky: Vancouver Downtown Eastside, BC

Yorkie wearing a red Xmas suit

Lucky with his red Xmas suit

Lucky is afraid of everything. He doesn’t like having to do anything outside of his single room apartment. Joseph, his owner, didn’t gave him any opportunity to hide.

Joseph’s daughter, who now lives in Chicago, made this Xmas red suit.

I only need a one hundredth of a second to make my photo. Many of the photos were with the eyes …

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Zeick: Vancouver Downtown Eastside, BC

Husky with Heterochromia

Husky with Heterochromia

Zeick is a 4 month old Husky and he just learned to sit on command, a couple of days ago.

Zeick has Heterochromia which is different eye colors. His right eye is blue and his left eye is yellow. When Huskies get Heterochromia, they always get one blue eye. The same Heterochromia also happens with Border Collies and Siberian Huskies but at a much lower frequency. This …

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17 Years Old: West Vancouver, BC

A 17 years old dog and still going for the daily walks

A 17 years old dog and still going for the daily walks

This dog is 17 years old dog and she still goes for a daily walks!

Actually, it’s more of a slow stroll with frequent sniffs rather than a walk. A stop here, a sniff there but the walk is the walk. Every day, rain or shine, she goes on the walk. She doesn’t seem to have …

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Another Rambo: Vancouver — Downtown Eastside

Here's another dog called Rambo

Here’s another dog called Rambo.

I know of at least four dogs called Rambo and all four dogs were named after the Sylvester Stallone’s movie filmed in Hope, BC.

BTW, two of the owners are men and the other two owners are women.

This Rambo is half Pit Bull and half Jack Russell. He has the head and the body of a Pit Bull but he has the legs of a Jack Russell.

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