Toby, the Vacuum Cleaner

old dog in black and white

Toby: the environmental vacuum cleaner

Toby was already 14 years old when I took this photo. He’s a mix between a German Shepherd and a Belgian Shepherd Laekenois.

Toby lives in a “zoo”, almost.

He has to put up with 2 cats, 3 African Grey Parrots and a dozen of smaller birds. Sometimes he gets attacked by the cats, sometimes he gets dive-bombed by the various birds. He puts …

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Another Hard Working Doggy

dog sleeping but attentive

Dog Sleeping but Attentive

This dog looks like he’s sleeping. He kind of sleeping. Not only he’s sleeping but he’s also on alert in his sleep.

How do I know?

  1. He’s my dog and I know him. He’s half a German Sheppard (the face and the colour of the fur), half whippet (the size of the dog and the slenderness) and half pointer.
  2. Look at …
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Dancer, the Duck Trolling Retriever

duck trolling retriever

Dancer, the Duck Trolling Retriever

Dancer is a 15 years old Duck Trolling Retriever. He had to work hard for this photo session. This was his last photo session. He passed away 3 weeks later.

He worked very hard, but he was tired and very quickly had to rest.

In his days, Dancer won “conformation” competitions, which is the “catwalk” for dogs. The conformation competitions do not compare one dog …

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Daisy

14 years old cat staying in her cube

Daisy in her cube

Daisy is an older cat. Her owner, also an older lady, had to give up Daisy because she had to move into a senior facility for health reasons and the place didn’t allow for any animal, cats or dogs…

Daisy likes her cube. She feels safe in her cube. Daisy was never an adventurous cat, even in her younger days but as she grew older …

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Mittens: vancouver, BC

old tabby cat on blanket

Old Tabby

Mittens is an old tabby. She’s already 14 years old. Mittens has a spotted history, she was adopted and abandoned a few times. It was tracked through her ear tattoo from her first owner.

Now Mittens is spending most of her days on her blanket.

Technical

Camera: Fuji X-Pro2 ISO 3200 and 1/125
Lens: Fuji XF55-200mmF3.5-4.8 R LM OIS @164mm and f/5 …

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Dog Waiting

dog waiting

Dog Waiting

This dog is not worried, but he’s waiting. I don’t know what he’s waiting for, but he thinks that something is coming. I’m sure that he thinks that he’s earned a biscuit but the incompetents human (me, in this case) either doesn’t understand or can’t remember. So eventually, I gave up and gave him his so-called “hard-earned” biscuit.

He looks like …

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Snootsy: Not Impressed

15 years old dachshund in the rain

Snootsy: a 15 years old Dachshund

Snootsy is a 15 years old ‘sausage’, aka a Dachshund. Snootsy looks very goods for a 15 years old dog, especially for a Dachshund. Often Dachshunds get back and spine problems, not Snootsy.

I took photos inside his house and yes it’s his house, he allows the other occupants in his house. After that, I decided to take some photos outside. It’s …

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Georgie Lives In His Cube

cat in a cube

Georgie the Cat

Georgie is an old cat and he pretty much live in “his” cube. It’s been a couple of years that he lives in this cube. He only gets out for the “intake of food” and for the outtake. He likes to hide in his cube. He’s not really hiding, since he doesn’t hide his head, but his head stays in the cube.

Georgie is …

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