speedy speedsters catch-up | dogs of sydney

speedy speedsters catch-up | dogs of sydney

I forgot to post these photos from Butters and Ninja's muddy playdate with Norah the Toller and Mollie the Border Collie back in November. They had so much fun!The name of our WhatsApp group is Speedy Speedsters. We all met at the K9Fun pack walk but over time it...

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watch ninja (hardly) grow (at all) – Studio Dog Photos

watch ninja (hardly) grow (at all) – Studio Dog Photos

I started this project when Ninja was 3 months old and I have to say, it's nowhere near as fun as I thought it was going to be – the dog barely grows and he only has one expression! But I'm committed now so I'll persevere. These are the photos from 5mo, 6mos, 7mos and...

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butter’s 3rd birthday | dogs of sydney

butter’s 3rd birthday | dogs of sydney

Happy 3rd Birthday to my middle child, Peanut Butter. He's been a very good big brother to Ninja so he got spoiled with presents, a yellow/gold blob cake (which was just as ugly as last years' orange blob cake) and a muddy outing with his two besties Molly and Norah...

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introducing ninja | foster fail #5

introducing ninja | foster fail #5

My Covid-19 distraction puppies got me through the first lockdown so four weeks into lockdown 2.0 I decided I needed another foster puppy. It hadn't been that long since our last foster puppy left but I was starting to fall apart at the seams so when I saw a puppy...

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The itchies | itchy staffy dog skin

The itchies | itchy staffy dog skin

We've owned Staffy types for over a decade so we've learned a thing or two about itchy skin and flare ups. At the start I used to run to the vet every time but soon realised I'd go very broke if I didn't learn to get on top of these skin issues myself. This is a photo...

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foster puppy Malo | Sydney Puppy Photos

foster puppy Malo | Sydney Puppy Photos

I wasn't in the market for another foster puppy. It didn't feel like that long since hurricane Kazi blew through our house! But then I answered a call from the boss lady at Fetching Dogs. She caught me totally off guard and within a few hours I was collecting this...

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Bruno’s cancer treatment | dog MCT supplements

Bruno’s cancer treatment | dog MCT supplements

I often see people asking for other people's experience with mast cell tumours so I'm putting this here in case it helps others ...Many many moons ago we had our first encounter with a mast cell tumour. Trixie had a pea size lump on her back. The vet did a fine needle...

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hi Kazi, bye Kazi | Sydney Puppy Pictures

hi Kazi, bye Kazi | Sydney Puppy Pictures

You know the way you can be talking about something and then Facebook shows you a bunch of ads for that thing? I guess Kazi is the universe's version of listening to my conversation – I said I was clucky and then a photo of this little madam arrived in my inbox!I...

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Bruno and Cocoa’s last date

Bruno and Cocoa’s last date

Long time followers will recognise Cocoa as Bruno's long time BFF. Her person moved to Perth in 2017 and obviously brought Cocoa with her. I borrowed her the week before so these besties could have a final date. At the time I was frustrated that the photos didn't turn...

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Dog Birthdays season – Sydney Dog Photography

Dog Birthdays season – Sydney Dog Photography

Birthday season used to mean four dog birthdays but this year there were only two. I'm pretty sure that last year I said no more productions but once again my pants were on fire. The first birthday boy was Peanut Butter. He turned two in October – or terrible two if...

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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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