My Four Great Dogs

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My current pack consists of four wonderful, rescue dogs. Three of them were Petfinder.com adoptions and the other was a shelter dog being fostered by a friend. Their ages range from about two years to 16 years old. Gremlin is a Miniature Pinscher. Sputnik and Griswold are Rat Terriers. Dilly is probably a Rat Terrier and Italian Greyhound mix. Those hyperlinked names will take you to more photos of each one and their stories.

We live in Ventura, California where these lucky dogs get to run off-leash every day on the beach and at different parks and school yards. They accompany me on all my roadtrips when I take photos for the main part of this website, RoadsideArchitecture.com.

For about ten years, I competed in agility with my dogs. I'm not competing in the sport at this point. However, I still spend lots of time training my dogs. Each of them knows dozens of tricks. This video shows them in action.

Every Saturday morning, I treat the dogs to a full-out run at a soccer field chasing a remote control racecar. The car can do about 35 mph on grass and dirt. The dogs get completely tuckered out after about 20 minutes of chasing the car. If the car flips over, the tires are subjected to a three-way, tug-of-war between the dogs. They also enjoy chasing above ground "prey". My friend took this video of my dogs chasing and barking at his drone.

in our hometown of Ventura, CA
first photo, left to right: Griz, Grem, Dilly & Nik

Bobz World
Los Fresnos, TX

St. Joseph Academy
"Fighting Bloodhound" mascot
Brownsville, TX
hanging out at Pep Boys
during repairs
Fort Worth, TX
waiting for the "okay"
release to jump out of the van
Corpus Christi, TX

running, sniffing, munching & rolling
Corpus Christi, TX

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Why buy or breed when you can RESCUE?!