Our rescue dog Ivan is comfortable with sofas covered with quilts after life on the streets and in shelter cages.
It is difficult for a giant dog like a great dane to blend in with the crowd in downtown Carmel. This guy looks like he’d rather be somewhere else.
Ivan, our mixed breed rescue dog, has now been with us for two years–he’s about 3.5 years old. He’s tough to photograph with a black tongue (the chow chow part) and a combination of light colored fur with some dark areas. Of course, like most dogs he doesn’t pose. Took this shot yesterday after aContinue reading “Tough to Photograph, Easy to Love”
Let’s start off the work week with a sleeping dog (Ivan). To me this is a photo of relaxation, well earned after a high altitude hike.
Our rescue dog, Ivan, has some oversized features, a function of breed mixing. His background report claims he is a chow chow mixed with a Siberian husky, also known as a chusky. I don’t think so–more breeds were involved in the parents. Regardless, he is a great dog, a gentle giant, most of the time.Continue reading “Oversized”
Yesterday two of our dogs pulled apart what had been my favorite pair of worn out hiking socks. I donated them for the cause: keeping dogs occupied during the pandemic. They always battle to a draw.
Ivan’s head disappears in a desperate search for his bone which is actually a peanut left by a squirrel. The peanut is long gone, but no one told Ivan.
Our rescue dogs had to settle for walks yesterday–the beach area where they romp was closed to minimize the spread of Covid-19. So, I am posting Molly and Teddy on the run at a time before the pandemic.
We’re fostering a rescue dog that quickly learned to hide in our backyard. But after some TLC the pooch wants in on everything.