Photohound URBAN DOG BLOG

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Mocha November 25, 2007

Filed under: Springer Spaniel — photohound @ 2:23 pm

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Like the same drink that I get down the street in the little Italian coffee bar (no fructose syrups, just pure joy) Mocha, the dog, is as equally exquisite. She is a springer spaniel who loves chasing a toy, knows where her boundaries are in the yard and has the most wonderful eyes. They are mesmerizing.

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Now all that is great and good but what the most amazing thing was about Mocha was her ability to follow direction. I’m really not kidding, it was unreal. I honestly never expect dogs to listen to what I have to say or do what I tell them to do. Despite the fact that I hold extensive conversations with them, doling out compliments and showering them with treats, I always have to make sure I’m ready to click that shutter during fleeting moments.

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Not with Mocha.  We had an understanding and I felt like I was working with an experienced and incredibly professional supermodel. The novelty never wore off, it was awesome. I would ask Mocha to get in a certain part of the yard, I would ask her to stay there while I walked away. I would ask her to adjust her stance, put her head up, down, backwards, whatever and she’s happily oblige and then wait patiently while I adjusted my camera accordingly, making sure I got the shot.  What?!  I know, it’s all true.   But regardless of her superior communication skills she is above all an incredible creature with a wonderful demeanor, a caring soul and a brightener of days. A snuggle butt with a soft coat, a sweet face and a love for the water. I really had a great time with her and am happy to have met her family. Her photo session was the celebration of a great couple. Happy Anniversary Dennis & Shannon!

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