Oops, Dropped the Ball: Vancouver, BC

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Dropping the ball after seeing me taking her photo

Dropping the ball after seeing me taking her photo

She was busy running with the ball and returning it, then she saw me…

A quick look at me without turning much of her head and she dropped her ball. Then she quickly picked up her tennis ball and went back to work.

Almost every dog plays with tennis ball, except for my dog (of course). Some people say that tennis …


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Where Are The Eyes? Vancouver, BC

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black labradoodle

Toby, a Black Labradoodle

Toby is a black Labradoodle, which is quite unusual. It’s rare to have black Labradoodles, most of them are from light browns to yellows.

It’s hard for a photographer to make photos of black dogs with deep black eyes, the light comes from above, and then the eyes go ‘missing’.

Toby is supposed to the short for Tobias, but in this case Toby is …


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The Menacing Look: Vancouver, BC

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menacing dog

Menacing dog coming straight at the camera

Doesn’t she look like a menacing beast coming toward me? When a dog looks fierce and even ready to attack:

  1. I never waver.
  2. I never run or move.
  3. I stand my ground.

Somehow the larger and darker colour coat dogs look much more menacing than the same size dogs with a lighter colour coat. A Golden Retriever look a lot less menacing …


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What Is It? Vancouver, BC

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jogger and dog taking a breather

Jogger and Dog Taking a Breather

The guy was taking a breather during his jog, so his dog was look around…

Most dogs love running, except for mine but that’s because my dog is almost a Basset Hound. Some dogs, like pugs or the bulldogs, can only run for a few minutes before they start to overheat.

BTW, don’t expect to be running with a Chihuahua but a …


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Dogs Not Allowed: Vancouver, BC

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dogs in not allowed area

Dogs not allowed in this area

Just at the end of the park, there is a very small fenced “dog park” that is extremely narrow and divided in two by a fence in the middle to separate large and small dogs. It’s so small that people can’t throw the ball and stay within the fenced area. The dogs can barely run around.

Dogs are not allowed in 95 …


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Tired: Vancouver, BC

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tired blue healer

Tired after running after the ball

Blue Healers are known for their endurance and tenacity. Blue Healers are supposed be able to run and jump for hours on end. This Blue Healer was running and running after the ball. This guy was throwing the ball for his dog, then she slowed down, now they are taking a break.

I don’t know which one is more tired than the other …


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Picking Up the Ball: Vancouver, BC

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border collie picking up a ball

Border Collie picking up the ball

This Border Collie never runs after the ball. He walks, actually it’s more of a strut than a walk, while looking at the ball. If he looses sight of the ball then his walk becomes a brisk walk.

He picks up the ball, walks back to his owner who immediately throws the ball again…

Normally, Border Collies run. They run after the ball …


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A Very Smart Guard Dog: Vancouver, BC

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Very Smart Guard Dog

A Very Smart Guard Dog: Vancouver, BC

His/her job is to protect the car from the intruders (including me). S/he’s trying to decide if s/he will have to bark or not.

At first I was intrigued by what s/he would do. I know that s/he’s a wimp, s/he knows that s/he’s a wimp. So what’s his/her strategy? Maybe …


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