Romanian rescue dogs now get to travel Europe with photographer owner

Finn (brown) and Yuri (white) who were rescued by photographer Anne Geier and taken to Norway
Finn (brown) and Yuri (white) were recently taken to Norway (Picture: Anne Geier / SWNS.com)
Two former stray dogs who enjoy a life roaming around Europe with their owner have been captured in a series of beautiful photographs on their travels. Photograpjer Anne Geirer rescued Finn and Yuri from the streets of Romania, where they risked death at the hands of a killing shelter.

Now Anne and her furry buds enjoy travelling around Europe in her VW T4 Campervan.

Their latest jaunt was a two-week-long journey through the mountains and fjords of Norway.

Anne used her camera to document the trip, and the result is a beautiful collection of photographs showing the dogs on crystal clear lakes, and roaming snow-bound mountain peaks and misty forests.

Anne, who lives in Tauplitz, Austria, said: ‘It’s perfect, we can go wherever we want and whenever we want.
Finn the dog who was taken to Norway to see some of the beauty in the world after being rescued from the streets of Romania
Finn the dog enjoying the water (Picture: Anne Geier / SWNS.com)
Yuri the dog in Romania before Anne Geier rescued him. See SWNS copy SWCAdogs: The amazing friendship of a woman who photographs her travels with two rescued street dogs have been captured in this series of stunning photographs. Austrian photographer Anne Geier adopted mongrels Finn and Yuri from Romania via an animal charity and spent months travelling with them in her VW T4 Campervan. In her latest adventure with her two loyal canine companions, she spent two weeks touring the mountains and fjords of Norway documenting their trip with her camera.
Yuri in Romania before Anne Geier rescued him (Picture: Anne Geier / SWNS.com)
Finn and Yuri with owner and photographer Anne Geier
Anne with her two boys (Picture: Anne Geier / SWNS.com)

‘We are totally free and flexible and not bound on any accommodation.

‘The dogs love the van.

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‘It’s like a home for them.

Finn (brown) and Yuri (white) who were rescued by photographer Anne Geier and taken to Norway
Just two boys hanging out on a beach (Picture: Anne Geier / SWNS.com)
Finn the dog in Romania before Anne Geier rescued him
Finn the dog in Romania before Anne rescued him (Picture: Anne Geier / SWNS.com)
Yuri the dog in Romania before Anne Geier rescued him
Yuri in Romania (Picture: Anne Geier / SWNS.com)

‘I think moving from hotel to hotel every few days would be too stressful.

‘This way of travel is different.

‘It’s a very simply way of life, and you have to reduce everything on just important things.

Finn the dog who was taken to Norway to see some of the beauty in the world after being rescued from the streets of Romania
Finn taking in the sights (Picture: Anne Geier / SWNS.com)
Yuri the dog who was taken to Norway to see some of the beauty in the world after being rescued from the streets of Romania. See SWNS copy SWCAdogs: The amazing friendship of a woman who photographs her travels with two rescued street dogs have been captured in this series of stunning photographs. Austrian photographer Anne Geier adopted mongrels Finn and Yuri from Romania via an animal charity and spent months travelling with them in her VW T4 Campervan. In her latest adventure with her two loyal canine companions, she spent two weeks touring the mountains and fjords of Norway documenting their trip with her camera.
Yuri enjoying the snow (Picture: Anne Geier / SWNS.com)
Finn (brown) and Yuri (white) who were rescued by photographer Anne Geier
Cosy (Picture: Anne Geier / SWNS.com)

‘Of course sometimes it’s also quite hard, to have no shower for days, to sleep in a cold car or to have just a bit of space during a lot of raining days.

‘For us, it is definitely the perfect way to travel and the biggest luxury we can imagine.

Finn (brown) and Yuri (white) who were rescued by photographer Anne Geier, also pictured, and taken to Norway to see some of the beauty in the world. See SWNS copy SWCAdogs: The amazing friendship of a woman who photographs her travels with two rescued street dogs have been captured in this series of stunning photographs. Austrian photographer Anne Geier adopted mongrels Finn and Yuri from Romania via an animal charity and spent months travelling with them in her VW T4 Campervan. In her latest adventure with her two loyal canine companions, she spent two weeks touring the mountains and fjords of Norway documenting their trip with her camera.
Yuri, Finn and Anne (Picture: Anne Geier / SWNS.com)
Yuri the dog who was taken to Norway to see some of the beauty in the world after being rescued from the streets of Romania
Yuri makes modelling look easy (Picture: Anne Geier / SWNS.com)
Yuri the dog who was taken to Norway to see some of the beauty in the world after being rescued from the streets of Romania. See SWNS copy SWCAdogs: The amazing friendship of a woman who photographs her travels with two rescued street dogs have been captured in this series of stunning photographs. Austrian photographer Anne Geier adopted mongrels Finn and Yuri from Romania via an animal charity and spent months travelling with them in her VW T4 Campervan. In her latest adventure with her two loyal canine companions, she spent two weeks touring the mountains and fjords of Norway documenting their trip with her camera.
Look at that smile (Picture: Anne Geier / SWNS.com)
‘We already travelled to several countries – Norway, many times to South Tirol, Switzerland, Italy and Germany. ‘And we made a lot of short trips to amazing places here in my home country Austria’ Finn, a fox-terrier and Labrador cross, was the first of the two to be adopted in 2014, with Yuri, Australian cattle dog/border collie cross, joining the family in 2017.

Your dog needs his own cozy spot as well, preferably a crate, a comfy bed that’s his alone and a selection of appropriate toys.

Yuri the dog
Jealous of his lifestyle (Picture: Anne Geier / SWNS.com)
Yuri the dog who was taken to Norway to see some of the beauty in the world after being rescued from the streets of Romania. See SWNS copy SWCAdogs: The amazing friendship of a woman who photographs her travels with two rescued street dogs have been captured in this series of stunning photographs. Austrian photographer Anne Geier adopted mongrels Finn and Yuri from Romania via an animal charity and spent months travelling with them in her VW T4 Campervan. In her latest adventure with her two loyal canine companions, she spent two weeks touring the mountains and fjords of Norway documenting their trip with her camera.
Anne said: ‘Yuri is a really lovely dog. But he needed time to trust’ (Picture: Anne Geier / SWNS.com)
Finn the dog who was taken to Norway to see some of the beauty in the world after being rescued from the streets of Romania.
‘Finn is the calm anchor in my life’ (Picture: Anne Geier / SWNS.com)
Poor Yuri had been kept in a kill shelter after living on the streets for three years.

Anne thinks he had been abused and neglected before she adopted him.

She said: ‘Yuri is a really lovely dog. But he needed time to trust.

Finn (brown) and Yuri (white) who were rescued by photographer Anne Geier and taken to Norway
Yuri and Finn taking in the view (Picture: Anne Geier / SWNS.com)
Finn (brown) and Yuri (white) who were rescued by photographer Anne Geier and taken to Norway to see some of the beauty in the world.
Anne says they love the campervan (Picture: Anne Geier / SWNS.com)
Yuri the dog who was taken to Norway to see some of the beauty in the world after being rescued from the streets of Romania.
Anne thinks Yuri has a history of abuse (Picture: Anne Geier / SWNS.com)

‘Yuri is a dog, who – I think – had bad experiences with humans in his former life.

‘You can see it if you get a bit angry with him – he is always afraid that something bad will happen.

Finn is the calm anchor in my life.
Finn the dog who was taken to Norway to see some of the beauty in the world after being rescued from the streets of Romania.
Finn is a calming presence for Yuri and Anne (Picture: Anne Geier / SWNS.com)
Finn the dog with owner and photographer Anne Geier who was taken to Norway to see some of the beauty in the world
Anne has a close bond with both canines (Picture: Anne Geier / SWNS.com)
Yuri the dog who was taken to Norway to see some of the beauty in the world after being rescued from the streets of Romania.
Anne said Yuri is a mix of breeds with a lot of energy, but Finn calms him down (Picture: Anne Geier / SWNS.com)
Finn the dog who was taken to Norway to see some of the beauty in the world after being rescued from the streets of Romania.
What a good boy (Picture: Anne Geier / SWNS.com)

‘But much more important he is Yuri´s calm anchor.

‘Yuri is a mongrel of breeds with a lot of energy…so Finn is the best companion for Yuri.

‘They supplement each other perfectly.’

Finn the dog who was taken to Norway to see some of the beauty in the world after being rescued from the streets of Romania.
Straight chillin’ (Picture: Anne Geier / SWNS.com)

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Finn the dog who was taken to Norway to see some of the beauty in the world after being rescued from the streets of Romania.
So photogenic (Picture: Anne Geier / SWNS.com)
Finn the dog who was taken to Norway to see some of the beauty in the world after being rescued from the streets of Romania.
Living his best life (Picture: Anne Geier / SWNS.com)

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