No words needed. Still I want to tell you the story of how this unique pet photograph happened.
We adopted our rabbit from a local shelter. About four years later, we adopted our dog, Sydney. Right away, our rabbit taught Sydney to respect him, made him stop if our dog was too nosy. Both pets seemed to know that first they needed to do what we wanted and get along peacefully.
House Rabbit Holds His Own with Dog
Paris, our beautiful first rescue rabbit, made sure he gave our dog clear orders. If Paris ever felt crowded, he would quickly jump 180 degrees and face Sydney.
I remember Paris sitting there like puffed up like a rounded rock, as if to say, “What the heck are you doing so close. Get back.”
Our girl had just turned twelve and she liked to train them together. Behind closed room doors, she set up a photography studio.
I have no idea how she got them to stay together and sit so close.
An everyday little miracle like this photograph of rabbit and dog reminds that life holds delightfully unexpected gifts.
No, I’m not up on it. But this dog looks cool, stylish and warm. If you have a dog that shakes from cold weather, this is a good idea. And I’d never seen a down jacket on a dog before, so I had to take his picture.
From the very first day we brought Sydney home, he showed us that he would work for food. As you can see nothing has changed.
We switch up the treats we use. Sometimes his breakfast kibble, sometimes canine-chicken jerky or tiny bites of a low-fat sausage roll make him eager to please. Baked dog biscuits don’t sit high on his list of favorites, but in a pinch….