Golden retriever puppy makes marriage proposal picture-perfect

Golden retriever puppy makes marriage proposal picture-perfect

Kadie Latimer, a 28-year-old aesthetician from Kalispell, Montana, thought she and her boyfriend were modeling for local photographers. Jeremiah & Rachel Photography / jeremiahandrachel.comAt that moment, Booth called for his adult golden retriever, Jackson, who was supposed to run over with the engagement ring.

Do our pets ever really love us – or do they just stick around for the food?

Do our pets ever really love us – or do they just stick around for the food?

Through many years of care and affection, we almost managed to rescue him from this anxiety until – almost as if to prove a point – Dustin was mauled to death by two pet dogs off the lead.

I adopted a special needs dog from a rescue and here is what I learnt about life, dogs and people.

I adopted a special needs dog from a rescue and here is what I learnt about life, dogs and people.

She is the most confident dog on a walk that you could ever witness : she runs fast, she can memorize any path or itinerary by smell and memory only and she is always positive about encounters with dogs, humans or other animals.

When animals age: Poignant photo portraits captured in new book

When animals age: Poignant photo portraits captured in new book

Isa Leshko said photographing elderly animals has helped her to see that "old age is a luxury, not a curse. Fine-art photographer Isa Leshko captures images of older animals to explore her own feelings about aging and mortality.

Photographer takes stunning portraits of black cats and dogs to find them homes

Photographer takes stunning portraits of black cats and dogs to find them homes

Animals with black fur are less likely to be adopted from shelters, for muddled reasons including superstitions and people thinking it’s tricky to photograph cats and dogs with darker coats.

Couple prank their friends with adorable gender reveal for their new puppy

Couple prank their friends with adorable gender reveal for their new puppy

(Picture: Claire McPhilomy/Fortitude Press)In the series of photographs, by Claire McPhilomy, the couple first share the news that their family is ‘expanding’. (Picture: Claire McPhilomy/Fortitude Press)‘I am so grateful that a few people ending up thinking it was as funny as we did.

Crufts uncovered: ‘Dog people look like hairdressers with very small clients’

Crufts uncovered: ‘Dog people look like hairdressers with very small clients’

‘I wonder if owners spend a lot of time thinking about their shoes.’ Photograph: Will Sanders/The Guardian There are many prizes to be won at Crufts , in obedience, agility and flyball (a relay with balls), but it’s best in show that counts: the winner is a dog as close to perfect as there is, photographed amid the sponsor’s dog food, not knowing what the hell is going on.

Dog days for Scotties as registrations of terrier fall to all-time low

Dog days for Scotties as registrations of terrier fall to all-time low

The Kennel Club has placed the Scottish terrier on its at-risk register as people favour trendier designer cross-breeds such as the cockapoo and labradoodle, and migrants such as the French bulldog and miniature dachshund. Pinterest President George W Bush had Scotties Barney and Miss Beazley during his tenure at the White House.

Put out to grass: when animals are allowed to grow old

Put out to grass: when animals are allowed to grow old

Animal products may be ubiquitous, but farm animals themselves are fairly invisible, and I’m hoping people who read the book might stop to consider these animals’ lives and recognise that they’re individuals, not commodities; that they are sentient, and have unique personalities and emotions.” Pinterest Abe, a 21-year-old Alpine goat, was given to a sanctuary after his guardian entered an assisted living facility.

Barklife: Paris finally allows dogs into its public parks

Barklife: Paris finally allows dogs into its public parks

Pinterest The lifting of the park ban is the first step in making Paris more dog-friendly, says deputy mayor Pénélope Komitès. Komitès says lifting the ban is the first step in making Paris more dog-friendly, and that more parks might be opened up in future.

These dogs look like real-life mops

These dogs look like real-life mops

(Picture: Igor Perfilyev/Caters News) A photographer has captured a pair of dogs with fur that resembled real-life mops. ‘It’s funny to see the reaction of the people who see these dogs for the first time, some ask why they look like mops.’

Meet Amsterdam’s official pet photographer

Meet Amsterdam’s official pet photographer

The picture is emblematic of Rozendaal’s approach: it is at once a portrait of a pet, its owner (who appears only at the periphery of the frame), the relationship they share, and the environment in which they live.

Man takes stunning photos of himself petting his dog wherever he goes

Man takes stunning photos of himself petting his dog wherever he goes

28-year-old Honza Řeháček, and his dog Sitka have been travelling around the Czech Republic and Poland taking some super cute photos.

Trick or treat: should you dress up your dog for Halloween?

Trick or treat: should you dress up your dog for Halloween?

Pinterest A dog dressed as a tarantula for the 2016 Halloween dogs parade in Tompkins Square Park, New York. The Tompkins Square Halloween dog parade in New York is about to enjoy its 28th year, and features hundreds of dogs in elaborate costumes with props.

The big picture: a bloodhound gets ready to shine at the Manchester dog show, 1966

The big picture: a bloodhound gets ready to shine at the Manchester dog show, 1966

Baker, born in Salford in 1932, has become most celebrated for her poignant, snatched documentary photographs of street life in her native city during the years of slum clearance. Dog Show 1961-1978 by Shirley Baker is published on Thursday (£14.95, Hoxton Mini Press)

‘She was becoming a star’: what happens when your Instagram-famous pet dies?

‘She was becoming a star’: what happens when your Instagram-famous pet dies?

When Chloe died on 25 October 2017, Edwards wasn’t able to talk publicly about the incident – beyond an Instagram post notifying Chloe’s fans – over fear she might jeopardise negotiations for compensation from the pet hospital, BluePearl.

100 Loyal Faces

100 Loyal Faces

When we heard about 100 Loyal Faces, a charitable project started by photographer Peta Santoro to support the Soi Dog Foundation, we jumped at the opportunity to raise awareness of her efforts. https://www.facebook.com/The100LoyalFacesProject

'Dad Bods and Dogs' calendar helps rescue pups find homes

'Dad Bods and Dogs' calendar helps rescue pups find homes

'Dad Bods and Dogs' calendar helps rescue pups find homes copied! Dallas-based photographer Ricki Beason is putting a twist on the hunky firefighter calendars in the name of charity.

Do you look like your dog? Canine-human lookalikes in pictures

Do you look like your dog? Canine-human lookalikes in pictures

Gerrad Gethings says: “Certain breeds would be essential because of their unique characteristics: Afghan hounds, poodles, pugs, bulldogs etc. Many of the subjects I stopped in the park or on the bus, and had to find a tactful way of saying you look exactly like a poodle, can I take your photograph?

Dog pictures dominate Instagram Photography Competition

Dog pictures dominate Instagram Photography Competition

(Picture: Manon.blossier, elo_pbrt/PIPA)To be a big hit on Instagram you need to master quality pictures in three categories: travels, food, and probably the most important – pets. Caption: Photobox Instagram Photography Awards for dogs Credit: constance.michaely/PIPA

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