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Images taken with supplementary lighting

Taste is a very personal issue: what is appealing/attractive to some may seem bizarre or ghastly to others, and vice versa. In the world of pet photography, one side is at a slight disadvantage having little means to voice their opinions…..and no opposable thumbs to get at certain accessories bestowed upon them.

Sadly, Mr. Wrinkles found himself donning a hat for this short session that he was, shall we say, less than enthused about. After a bit of dodge and weave he saw that resistance was useless and settled in for the duration. And bless his heart, he looked super cute. The look on his face was fairly eloquent, though.

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I think this one shot says it all:  it was a wider shot but when I zoomed in I think I spotted a tear on his cheek.  Poor guy!  But the humiliation actually only lasted a few minutes, then a got a treat and was happy and back to his old self. Despite it all the wagging tail was back the minute the hat came off and he gave me some sweet kisses.  And we’ll always have the memories of him in the elf hat!  🙂  It was worth it.

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>Although this is not the Vin Diesel character, this dog seems to share some of the same characteristics: tough on the outside, soft on the inside. When I met this sweet guy he was very willing to pose for his portrait, although far more interested in being petted and enjoying some rare personal attention.  Riddick is a Staffordshire Bull Terrier and came to Homeless Pets Foundation due to his owner falling on hard times.  Unfortunately, when the owner lost his home he also lost the ability to care for his pet. Being a large, strong dog and somewhat an ‘alpha’ personality, Riddick needs a new owner with some previous dog-ownership experience, and definitely needs to be the only pet in the home.  But he definitely adores people and has a lot of love to give.

To find out more about Riddick or other available dogs please you can reach Homeless Pets Foundation at 770-971-0100.

 

 

Homeless Pets Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization founded in 1998 by Dr. Michael Good, an Atlanta veterinarian who saw a need to create an organization that could assist animal shelters and pet owners in need. In the Atlanta area alone, there are more than 100,000 animals destroyed each year for lack of a home. The Foundation provides critical medical care, food, foster care and comfort to these homeless animals.

Since late in 2002 they have placed nearly 10,000 animals in loving homes. The Homeless Pets Foundation is currently split into three different entities – The Homeless Pets Foundation, Homeless Pet Clubs, and Homeless Pets Transport.