Inseparable Sheepdogs Sophie and Sarah Strike Human-Like Poses for the Camera

Meet Sophie and Sarah, two beautiful Old English sheepdogs that have mastered the art of striking a pose. Their owner, amaetur photographer Cees Bol, captures them on camera acting more like humans than dogs. They're seen on playground equipment, wearing silly “hats,” and resting against a wooden fence while on their hind legs. Sometimes, they even get treats for their adorable antics (a big motivator for Sarah). The trio lives in the Netherlands, and their backdrop features gorgeous locales like the fields of Sibculo and the Austrian Alps.

Although the two dogs are inseparable, six-year-old Sophie and four-year-old Sarah are actually sisters from different litters. Their tight bond and good spirits will warm your heart, which is a big reason why Bol snaps their pictures. “I take the photos is so I can make people happy and put a smile on their face – well, Sophie and Sarah do,” he tells Daily Mail. “In a world full of bad things, I found a way to make it a little bit brighter. And seeing people happy makes me happy.”

Cees Bol website and 500px page
via [Daily Mail and Bored Panda]

Sara Barnes

Sara Barnes is a Staff Editor at My Modern Met and Manager of My Modern Met Store. As an illustrator and writer living in Seattle, she chronicles illustration, embroidery, and beyond through her blog Brown Paper Bag and Instagram @brwnpaperbag. She wrote a book about embroidery artist Sarah K. Benning titled 'Embroidered Life' that was published by Chronicle Books in 2019. Sara is a graduate of the Maryland Institute College of Art. She earned her BFA in Illustration in 2008 and MFA in Illustration Practice in 2013.

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