Once you have had a wonderful dog, a life without one, is a life diminished.
I spent a great week seeing old friends and making new ones…friends of the canine variety that is! Big ones, little ones, fat ones, lean ones, young ones, old ones, hairy ones and smooth ones. Some came with massive pedigrees, stacks of show ribbons…Best In Show to Grand Champions. Others came from more unknown lineage but packing an abundance of charm and good looks and each one had a story to tell!
There’s the mastiff with a stack of ribbons too numerous to count, breeder owner handled. His size was awe-inspiring and his gentle nature a treat to behold.
The pug, being a lady of a certain age, was none too mobile but very adept at keeping the big dogs in line! Her dinner dance would bring a smile to anyone’s face…
The poodle, once somebody’s show dog, forgotten when they moved on, has a heart of gold and a new loving home where he lives the life he deserves.
The staffordshire bull terrier, still raking in the accolades in the show ring but as a veteran now…owner handled naturally!
Being around such a variety of breeds was an absolute treat and seeing the pride that the owners had for their dogs was heart warming.
I am often out at night looking and photographing the stars but this week the stars came out during the day and they couldn’t have shone brighter!
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All fantastic pics and such expression
Thank you, they were all excellent subjects!
The best for last: your staffie image is tremendous (skilled in the taking, joyful in the viewing). Or am I a wee bit biased? 🙂
Perhaps but it’s wonderful that you are!
Very heart warming!
Thank you, all lovely dogs and credits to the breeds that they represent!
Love the expressions you captured, Sheryl, and I love the Dean Koontz quote.