Catch Me if You Can: West Vancouver, BC

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golden retriever running at full speed

Golden Retriever Running at Full Speed

This Golden Retriever is going to retrieve some kind of ball with a rope. He’s running at full speed… Normally, Golden Retrievers do not chase like that, they are retrievers. I wonder if he’s a cross?

It’s actually quite rare to see such a big dog, except for Greyhounds, Afghans…, to run so fast.

Usually, Golden Retrievers like running. Golden Retrievers …


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Undecided: West Vancouver, BC

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undecided airedale

Undecided Airedale: West Vancouver, BC

This Airedale couldn’t decide which way to pass me.

I’m on the middle of the pathway, kneeling in the middle, to make her photo. So should she go left? Or should she go right? She couldn’t decide. I didn’t move, I was kneeling in the middle of the pathway. She started to pass me through to the left, stopped then tried …


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The DeerHound: West Vancouver, BC

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deerhound at the beach

DeerHound at the Beach: West Vancouver, BC

I think that it’s a DeerHound, but I’m not too sure. This dog has slightly longer hairs and is a little bit smaller that the “standard Deerhound”. I couldn’t ask, the owner was “mia” (missing in action).May be somewhere else on the beach. If you know what type of dog is this, please correct me by emailing or contacting …


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Running Golden Retriever: West Vancouver, BC

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Golden Retriever coming back from the bushes with his kill

Here’s a Golden Retriever running with the kill he just retrieved from the bushes.

Golden Retriever are high energy dog from the Scottish Highlands. That’s a mountainous place with lots of ponds, lakes and streams. They need the exercise.

Two major problems with these dogs:

  1. They are smart. They need a lot stimulation or they will get busy …

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The Ambush: West Vancouver, BC

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golden retriever waiting in the grass to attack her 'prey'

Golden Retriever waiting in the grass to attack her ‘prey’

This Golden Retriever was waiting in the grass. She was waiting and waiting. She was waiting a good a 10 minutes.

Eventually the owner signaled and she started to chase/hunt something. I don’t know what she was chasing, I couldn’t see. But she was definitely running after/chasing something and it was small.

Golden Retrievers are hunters …


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Release the Hounds: West Vancouver, BC

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4 Huskies anxious to get going and play

Release the Hounds: West Vancouver, BC

These four Huskies are at the back of a station wagon. They are anxious to be get going and play at the beach, but they have to wait and wait… One tried to move and the dog walker made them all wait.

This guy is a professional dog walker. Are these huskies his dogs? I don’t know, he was too busy and I …


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Prancing Around: Ambleside Park — West Vancouver, BC

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standard poodle prancing

Standard Poodle Prancing Around: Ambleside Park — West Vancouver, BC

She was running around and making sure that she wasn’t listening to anybody including her owner. I like how the tail wags.

I’ve always wondered why people groom and shave their dog but leave the tail with the full set of hair? All the dirt, branches and twigs… get caught in the tail. Our groomer Cande did the same …


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The Wisdom of Dogs: West Vancouver, BC

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The Wisdom of Dogs: West Vancouver, BC

It takes between 5 and 8 years for dogs to understand humans. The first couple of years, they just follow and try to do whatever the humans order/direct them to do. Then around 5 years old, some dogs take a little bit longer, they finally figure out humans, their values, what’s really important and their attitudes.

  • Normal dogs” understand between 100 …

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