Jack the Weimaraner | Sydney Dog Photographer

I've been itching to find time to blog these photos because, at the risk of sounding really obnoxious, I love them all! Jack was such a superstar. I was warned that 7 month old Weims don't sit still, but that was only half true. Thanks to his intensive training at...

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Some very fetching dogs | Sydney Dog Photographer

One of our rescue affiliates, Fetching Dogs, is growing it's network of foster carers. And with more carers comes more dogs for me to photograph for their adoption profiles! Here are some of the dogs I've photographed recently. Bamboo Dusk Kimono Kimono is the mother...

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2013 fundraiser calendars | Sydney Dog Photographer

Due to the popularity of last year's calendar and the fact that helping bull breeds is my passion, my 2013 calendar features rescued bull breeds again. One of the groups I'm affiliated with, Fetching Dogs, rescues a large proportion of bull breeds so I had plenty of...

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Metropolis Vizslas | Sydney Dog Photographer

My life has been filled with puppies recently. Long may it last because I'm really ok with it! Last week I had a last minute booking to photograph a litter of nine Vizsla puppies before they went to their new homes. Luckily I'd learned some tricks from our four foster...

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Morpheus | Sydney Pet Photographer

Morpheus is another Fetching Dogs death row save from Renbury Farm Animal Shelter. I happened to be way out west on Thursday so I was able to nip into his carers to do a mini-shoot for his adoption photos just before the sun set. Having witnessed how loved and...

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Puppy Love | Sydney Pet Photographer

Despite declaring that I'd never foster again after Petey and Stella, I had a moment of weakness recently and offered to take on half of Kimono's litter! We have Zen, Dashi, Anzu and Kasumi [pictured above]. I thought I'd be taking millions of photos of them, but all...

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Wrinkles and frinkles | Sydney Dog Photographer

If you follow my Facebook page you might remember me posting a phone pic of a Shar Pei puppy when her owner booked a session in November. Due to terrible rain last summer we had to reschedule several times. Last week we finally got to go ahead with the shoot with...

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Puppieeeeeeees – Part 2 | Sydney Dog Photographer

We went back to take Kimono and her puppies' adoption photos yesterday. I was expecting mayhem, but they were all really chilled. Which isn't surprising, considering how lovely Kimono's temperament is. Zen and Kasumi L-R top row: Kimono, Dashi, Akita and Anzu. Bottom...

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The bulls and the bears | Sydney Dog Photographer

I've done so much photography and editing over the last few days that I'm too tired to talk! So this post will just be pictures. Lots of pretty pictures! Tundra More pics here. Zia Gem and her puppies Jedi More pics here. Axel More pics here. BeBe The short-coated...

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about ruth

Based in Sydney, Ruth O’Leary, is one of Australia’s most sought after dog photographers. She takes colourful and emotive photographs of dogs in stunning locations. Since the launch of Ruthless Photos in 2008 her images have brought tears of joy to hundreds of loving pet owners across the globe.

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