Tag: dogs

Nov 29, 2012

Picture of the Day: The African Wild Dog

Picture of the Day: The African Wild Dog

THE AFRICAN WILD DOG Photograph by Morkel Erasmus Lycaon pictus is a canid found only in Africa, especially in savannahs and lightly wooded areas. It is variously called the African wild dog, African hunting dog, Cape hunting dog, painted dog, painted wolf, painted hunting dog, spotted dog, or ornate wolf. It is…

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Nov 15, 2012

The Least Likely to be Adopted

The Least Likely to be Adopted

LaNola Stone is a New York City-based professional photographer, artist, author, and educator. In an effort to help out her local animal shelter, Stone used her photography skills to try and find the animals ‘longest in residence’ a new home. Stone remarks: “The concept was to make ‘fashionesque images’ of the longest in residence…

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Nov 9, 2012

The Most Adorable French Bulldog on Instagram

The Most Adorable French Bulldog on Instagram

Professional food photographer Sonya Yu is the proud owner of Trotter, the most adorable French Bulldog on Instagram. With almost 16,000 followers on Instagram alone, Sonya delights her fans with pictures of her adorable dog dressed up in various costumes. When she’s not snapping pics of Trotter, Sonya is busy taking mouth-watering food photography.…

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Oct 23, 2012

10 Hilarious Portraits of Dogs Underwater

10 Hilarious Portraits of Dogs Underwater

Back in February, the Sifter profiled the wonderful work of Seth Casteel. His series of underwater dog portraits took the Internet by storm. The unexpected surge in popularity promptly shut down his website (due to a massive traffic spike), earned him 125,000 new fans on Facebook and also led to tons of press coverage…

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Sep 10, 2012

Talented Teen Shoots Adorably Creative Dog Portraits

Talented Teen Shoots Adorably Creative Dog Portraits

17-year-old Jessica Trinh is an up and coming talent who’s photography has been generating a lot of buzz online with her creativity and polished style. Her Flickr account featuring 500+ photos is quite popular and her presence on Facebook is growing as well. Many of her photos use her pets as subjects and the…

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Jun 17, 2012

Giant George – The Tallest Dog in the World

Giant George – The Tallest Dog in the World

Weighing in at over 245 pounds (111 kg) and standing 43 inches tall (1.09 meters), Giant George is the Guinness World Record Holder for Tallest Living Dog & Tallest Dog Ever. When standing on his hind legs, George measures a staggering 7 feet three inches. George is 6 years old and was born November…

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Mar 6, 2012

The 25 Funniest Hover Animals Ever

The 25 Funniest Hover Animals Ever

People love photographing animals. Whether it be their pets or an animal spotted in the wild, we’re always snapping pics of our furry friends. Sometimes, we manage to capture them in mid-stride or jump, and it’s these frozen moments in time that can create the illusion of ‘hovering’ or ‘flying’. The Internet has…

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