Grey | Sydney Rescue Dog Photographer

Remember Bamboo whose photos I posted a couple of weeks ago? [AKA Miss April in the 2013 Rescued Bull Breeds calendar.] She ended up at the pound with her five tiny puppies. Even though Fetching Dogs had Kimono and five of her pups at the time [and Quidditch and their...

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Hooler family fundraiser

Lynn from Happy Paws Training Treats has always been very generous with her donations to my fundraisers so it's nice to finally be able to return the favour. Recently one of her family members died in a tragic car accident and her husband is still in the ICU fighting...

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The 13 Project | Sydney Pet Photographer

A few weeks ago, when there were still 13 weeks left in the year, Serena from Pretty Fluffy invited me to take part in a project. In her words: "It's called The 13 Project and it's all about little ways we can help animals in our daily lives. I'm getting bloggers and...

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Caprica | Sydney Pet Photographer

Caprica is the last of the three Fetching Dogs baby mommies to be photographed [the other two were Kimono and Bamboo]. She was a stray that found herself heavily pregnant at Taree pound and it was touch and go whether she could get into foster care in Sydney before...

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Cameo | Sydney Dog Photographer

What I'm about to show you is one of the luckiest dogs in Australia... Cameo was born in Victoria. Due to their horrendous laws that kill dogs based on how they look and not their actions, she was a sitting duck. Thanks to the help of way too many people to mention,...

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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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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.

If you’d like to find out more please contact Ruth today.

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