Dog Photography, Seattle WA

Friday, January 21, 2011

Sweet Annie

ANNIE WAS A RESCUE from the Seattle Humane Society. She brought loyalty, mischief, laughter, companionship and unconditional love to the Johnson family. Her breed is half treeing dog, half coonhound and maybe a little something else. She was such a sweetheart that always had a soul-searching gaze in her eyes. I was given an amazing opportunity to capture her spirit, character and personality at her home on a drizzly, cloudy day in the northwest.

I will never forget the two hours I spent with Annie during the photo session. She seemed pretty chipper and energetic enough to climb on the sofa, even though she knew there was something different about “legally” lounging on the sofa! Or being told to take treats and shredded cheese from the counter-top without getting in trouble. She loved the attention because she was being fed an endless amount of treats while paying no attention to the camera guy, sitting, laying and standing over her. Annie naturally and peacefully passed away five days later, just after her family arrived home to gather around her.

Annie had an incurable autoimmune blood disease that took her life at the young age of seven. She will be dearly missed.

May God bless her soul.