Eating the Grass: West Vancouver, BC

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Bernese Mountain puppy eating grass

Bernese Mountain puppy eating grass

Often dogs eat grass just like this Bernese Mountain dog, who’s still a puppy. He’s 11 month old and has a German name that I didn’t understand.

Either he:

  • Has some nutritional deficiencies
  • Has an upset stomach
  • Is bored and has nothing else to do

The “most important” question when dogs are eating grass is:

Does the dog throw up grass afterward …


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Her Stick: West Vancouver, BC

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golden labrador carrying a huge stick

Golden Lab carrying a wooden stick bigger than her

This Golden Lab picked up this huge piece of wood from the beach. And she was no way she letting it go. It didn’t matter if any other dog was coming close. She was not dropping it even for sniffing another dog.

Everybody was getting out of the way for the Golden Lab.

Her owner was muttering something. I could …


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Coco Channel: West Vancouver, BC

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coco is mostly a maltese

Coco is mostly a Maltese

This is Coco.

She mostly a Maltese, and her name comes from ‘Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel’ who is better known as Coco Chanel, the French fashion company designer. Coco Chanel started the business in 1918, just after World War 1 and created the perfume No 5 in 1921. Which is more famous: the perfume or the Chanel suits?

Coco’s owner loves the No 5 perfume …


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Dog Encounters: West Vancouver, BC

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Dogs sniffing each other, nose to nose

Dogs sniffing each other, nose to nose

It’s quite unusual for dogs to meet and immediately go nose to nose. They will usually go around each other, which is the non-threatening way of meeting each other. Then they sniff each other’s butt, just like the white dog is doing.

Going nose to nose is quite usual for cats, but for dogs it’s not as frequent. Adult dogs …


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Old and Still Running Around: West Vancouver, BC

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old female rhodesian ridgeback

Old Rhodesian Ridgeback Still Running Around and Enjoying it

Bee, is mostly a Rhodesian Ridgeback, but she doesn’t have the ridge. I’m not sure if B. is for a short for something or actually Bee for the colours of bees. Her owners think that she’s not a pure Rhodesian Ridgeback.

She already 11 years old (which is quite old for Rhodesian Ridgebacks) and she still loves to …


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Lost Her Ball: West Vancouver, BC

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dog walking home

Walking Home: she lost her tennis ball

That’s it, they are walking home. There’s nothing else to do, the dog lost her tennis ball.

She was playing somewhere in the bush while carrying her ball and when she came out of the bushes she had no tennis ball. Her owner looked around and couldn’t find it, so now they are walking home. It’s becoming expensive with …


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Sniffing Around: West Vancouver, BC

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dog sniffing around

Dog Sniffing Around

I was kneeling in the middle of the pathway, with my camera up, ready to take my photos of this older Boston Terrier mix. He was making sure that he would avoid looking at me but I wasn’t moving. I was still in the middle of the pathway and in the middle of his way. I wasn’t blocking him or taking the whole space and …


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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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