Category Archives: Photo

Picking Pumpkins

Voting time again

While Couscous stayed home in comfort other dogs around the country went to the polls:

Dogs at polling stations

Japan’s largest pet fair

Photo Franck Robichon/EPA

Nearly 30,000 visitors and more than 10,000 pets are expected to attend the Interpets Asia Pacific fair in Tokyo, where the photo opportunities are endless.

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Shelter dogs in pictures

A series of images by Slovenian photographer Katja Jemec, I Looked Up and There You Were, has an unusual angle on rescued dogs:

Click here for the article from the Guardian.

Is your dog involved in a sex scandal?

News from friends in the US…


Cross-post from Daised & Confused

Dr Who in dog form

Ok so not a dachshund but still worthy of a watch.

Corgi dresses up as all 13 Doctors in adorable Doctor Who clip





Long dogs (?) in antiquity

In the Archaeological Museum in Nicosia I came across this vase from the Mycenean Period, 1400-1100 BC:

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How dogs get older

Amanda Jones has dedicated the past 20 years to an incredible photography project which aims to show just how fleeting the lives of our beloved pets are.

Click here for photos showing dogs ageing

National Dog Day

Readers’ pictures


Cross-post from the Guardian.

Working dogs

The author and ex-vet Gill Lewis shares photographs of the dogs that inspired Puppy Academy, her new series for younger readers, from her faithful childhood pet Zak the Alsatian, to companion dogs for autistic children to the wonderfully brave search and rescue dogs

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