Blog Entries ( Dogs )

Dog lovers, custodians contribute to Toy for Joy

December 11th, 2012
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In some homes, dogs are part of the family, and people miss them long after they are gone. That’s why Maryann Wostena of Thorndike, Massachusetts decided to make a donation to Toy for Joy in memory of dogs she has loved and lost: Bebe, Oliver, Lucy and Ricky. In fact, Bebe and Lucy belonged to neighbors, but Wostena still remembers them as part of her life. Oliver ...

In Europe, Even the Dogs Take It Easy

August 31st, 2012
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It wasn’t the wine, museums or macaroons that sustained my interest during a trip to Europe this summer. It was the dogs. Wherever there were people, so too were their dogs. On bikes. In restaurants. At hotels. On the beach. In stores. Their wet-nosed presence was no big thing. Dogs were simply part of the European equation of daily life. And I loved it. These dogs were not coddled ...

Photographing Multiple Dogs (Part Four)

March 14th, 2012
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Photographing one dog by himself is a totally different scenario than photographing two or three dogs, or even a dog and his owner. Here are a few suggestions for you if you ever find yourself with a camera and multiple dogs. To read more tips about photographing your dog, see Part One, Part Two, and Part Three of this four-part series. Nine times ...

After Photographing Your Dog (Part Three)

March 12th, 2012
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This is part three of a four-part series that gives you tips and inspiration about photographing your dog. See the previous post, What to Do While Photographing Your Dog. As you’re finishing up photographing your dogs, it’s important to let your dogs know that it’s fun to get their photo taken. This will make it easier on you next time you decide to break out ...

What to Do While Photographing Your Dog (Part Two)

March 10th, 2012
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This is part two of a four-part series that gives you tips and inspiration about photographing your dogs. The first part of this series is Before You Photograph Your Dog. Now that your dog is ready to go, you can take out your camera and start snapping away. Here are a few tips I have for you: - Get down on your dogs’ level! If you ...