New Wonderfully Witty Dog Portraits by Ron Schmidt

Photographer Ron Schmidt just wrote to us to tell us about a new set of photos from his adorable series Loose Leashes. (See older posts, here and here.) Not only does Ron snap cute photos of dogs, he and his wife come up with the most clever names for each of them. (Make sure to look at the underside of the labels.) From a hungry Golden Retriever puppy happily eating his breakfast (Maple) to an older Labrador Retriever taking a sweet siesta (Zee), we’ll guarantee that these are just about the cutest set of photos you’ll see today.












You can pick up a print over at Loose Leashes.

Loose Leashes website



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