Show Dogs

I've got a bit of puppy fever.  No thanks to all the amazing pooches I get to see frequently (Charlie, Lucy, Dubs, Canubs, Bentley), or the fact that I've volunteered a few times at PAWS.  Then there's the fact that we just might be getting a pooch of our own once we are all moved and settled. But these pictures, I just can't get enough.

Photographer Kate Lacey created a guide book to dog breeds that has captured personality through the photograph.  She has simply let the dog's speak for themselves.  You can see the pride, playfulness, adoration and curiosity showing through these different breeds of dogs.  There is no commentary in the book other than the dog's name and breed.  Who doesn't love a well made pictorial book featuring adorable pooch after adorable pooch?!

You can buy a copy of Show Dogs : A Photographic Breed Guide by Kate Lacey here.

Via The Fox is Black


everyone calls me bon bon March 30, 2011 at 11:53 AM  

Great book! I've got puppy fever too. I just can't decide what puppy to choose! xoxo

abigail March 30, 2011 at 12:14 PM  

Where's the Cairn Terrier (aka, best dog ever)?

I've got puppy fever too, which is a problem since we already have 2 dogs!

vintch March 30, 2011 at 12:17 PM  

adorable! there's nothing like a cute pup:) this book is awesome.

Marissa March 30, 2011 at 12:23 PM  

You have no idea how much of a dog fanatic I am. You just made my day!

CoCo Wray March 30, 2011 at 12:41 PM  

Super cute! Makes me want a pup of my own although I'm a huge kitty lover. Cute blog(now following). Thanks for the comment and visit at CoCo Wray.xx CoCo

la petite coquine March 30, 2011 at 1:52 PM  

Oh no, this is sure to incite crazy animal fever in our house! I'm begging John for a French bulldog, a kitten, even a French Lop bunny-I'm desperate for a furry companion!

Christina - Summer Year Round March 30, 2011 at 2:42 PM  

I have kitten fever - I am moving this week and hope to pick out a little one from the shelter in the next few months!

marissa from the boot March 30, 2011 at 2:50 PM  

they are so majestic! i love the colorful backgrounds - very 70's! such a cool find!

Ren- Lady Of The Arts March 30, 2011 at 2:50 PM  

aww those are some cute pooches-

Erika Lee Sears March 30, 2011 at 2:52 PM  

awww.. you can babysit my pugs anytime. they might cuddle you to death :)

hip hip gin gin March 30, 2011 at 2:57 PM  

These guys are too cute!! I had serious puppy fever for years before we could get our little monster so I know how you feel. And actually I get puppy fever all the time thinking about getting her a little sister to play with, shhh don't tell husband ;)
Are you moving soon? I hope you won't have to wait too much longer for your little pup.

jillian :: cornflake dreams. March 30, 2011 at 4:12 PM  

aww too cute! my fiance has puppy fever too.. but i want a small pup and he wants a giant. we'll have to wait til we get a yard :) xoox jcd

Jenny March 30, 2011 at 4:31 PM  

yay, glad you showed the Dachshund page :) The are ornery little pups.

carolyn March 30, 2011 at 4:33 PM  

ahhh! so cute. i have a friend who NEEDS this book. thanks for sharing :)

Amber Blue Bird March 30, 2011 at 4:40 PM  

these dogs are cute but they cant compare to my little Oliver

Kristen March 30, 2011 at 4:41 PM  

My favorite thing in the whole wide world .. is to take pictures of dogs! They are soo fun to take pictues of, and they all have such different personalities!

Johanna March 30, 2011 at 4:42 PM  

Ha ha..I love it and so colorful, too. I'm thinking you need a pup of your own!

Shannon of ** Happiness Is...** March 30, 2011 at 5:09 PM  

And now I have puppy fever! So cute. What type of dog do you want? Jealous! However, my cat is not :) xo

the southern hostess March 30, 2011 at 6:30 PM  

So cute! I have an ongoing case of puppy fever.

Farmchick March 30, 2011 at 7:20 PM  

We have four dogs here on our farm. I just couldn't live without them!

milk tea + polkadots March 30, 2011 at 7:25 PM  

The west highland terrier is so cute!

audrey marie March 30, 2011 at 9:41 PM  

cute pics - congrats on the doggy!! we got ours about a year ago and couldn't be happier :)

Len♥reNeverM♥re March 30, 2011 at 9:43 PM  

What no pugs?
puppy stage is the best!!


Pistachio March 31, 2011 at 7:37 AM  

What a fantastic book! I love the first dog.
I am a bit partial to spitz types of breeds!

Justine @ Urban Scarlet March 31, 2011 at 9:18 AM  

haha love these! so funny how you can see a little bit of their personalities in the pics!

Anonymous,  March 31, 2011 at 10:58 AM  

I am so utterly obsessed with dogs so this post is satisfying my dose of adorable dog withdrawals for the day. This photographer definitely captured the personality and character of the dogs. Love the colored background too.

Mel March 31, 2011 at 2:53 PM  

Oh those!

christine donee March 31, 2011 at 3:31 PM  

so fun!

(and secretly - ok now not so secretly - makes me think of "Best In Show" and it's hilarious antics.


Marie April 1, 2011 at 1:15 PM  

My youngest sister would like this, thanks for sharing!:D

***** Marie *****

Melanie's Randomness April 3, 2011 at 5:32 PM  

Aww what cute puppies!!! I'm more of a cat person but they are really cute!!! =)

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