Adopt Me 01.19 – Rescue Dog Photography

After many many months of having a technical issue with a plugin that prevented me from being able to post galleries, it's finally fixed and I can share my adoption photos again, JOY! All of these lookers were rescued by Fetching Dogs. If you know anyone who's looking...

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Raven and Snoop’s happy Christmas adoption ending

Great news! Our foster puppies, Snoop and Raven, have both been adopted and will be enjoying Christmas with their new families. While they were here I spent so much time just enjoying watching them play (and enjoying not working) that it wasn't until their last night...

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Puppies can be just for Christmas

Well, they are for us anyway! Dave and I don't do decorations or presents and Ruthless Things doesn't have a decadent Christmas party to look forward to at this time of year. Living so far away from family and old friends, I often find myself getting a bit homesick in...

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Adopt Me 09.18 – Sydney Pet Photos

Time for another round up of my recent adoption photos. Please feel free to share this post with anyone you know who's looking to adopt a dog. Click on the first thumbnail to open the full image and then scroll though the gallery using your arrow keys or the arrow...

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Adopt Me 07.18 – Sydney Dog Photos

While I wrap up shooting on my 2018 fundraiser projects my time for adoption photos is limited but I've been able to squeeze some in along the way and I'm pleased to say that all but Kasal have now been adopted - happy feels. Click on the first thumbnail to open the...

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Adopt Me 06.18 – Sydney Dog Photos

Apparently mother nature doesn't care if there are adoption photos to be taken. With all the rain last month I only managed to photograph Kalea, Rolex, Kiraz and Irani. Click on the first thumbnail to open the full image and then scroll though the gallery using your...

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Adopt Me 05.18 – Sydney Dog Photographer

I fell in love with a lot of dogs and puppies last month and came very close to living in a five dog household a number of times! Can you guess which ones stole my heart? Click on the first thumbnail to open the full image and then scroll though the gallery using your...

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ARF calendar shoots – Kelpies of Canberra

I hadn't photographed any Kelpies since Tails of Sydney and then suddenly three (and a Kelpie mix) all came along at once! You'll meet Ellu at a later date, because this post is all about Charlie and Shaker, two Canberra Kelpies that are in foster care with ACT Rescue...

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Adopt Me 04.18 – Sydney Rescue Dog Photos

It's time for my monthly round up of adoptables. I managed to add some props and new locations to mix things up a bit. Click on the first thumbnail to open the full image and then scroll though the gallery using your arrow keys or the arrow buttons on the left and...

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Adopt Me 03.18 – Sydney Rescue Dog Photos

I haven't been able to post an adopt me gallery for the longest time so I'm pretty happy to be able to do this again and give these dogs an extra bit of promotion. Click on the first thumbnail to open the full image and then scroll though the gallery using your arrow...

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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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