NEX 7 documents puppy's first days

Discussion in 'Street and Documentary' started by nianys, Jan 5, 2013.

  1. nianys

    nianys TalkEmount All-Pro

    Aug 23, 2012

    Well, the puppy got here today. First days are always tough, but I didn't imagine HOW busy I'd be trying to handle both the pup AND my 4 yr old trying to handle it, lol...

    He's a good looking little man

    Actually he's a BIG little man

    They're already best friends



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    One cool thing, he doesn't seem to mind the shutter sound at all ;)
  2. RalllyFan

    RalllyFan TalkEmount Regular

    Dec 2, 2012
    Beautiful pics, I especially like the second one with his over sized collar. Looks like he's going to be a big boy!

    What software do you use for the frames/borders?
  3. nianys

    nianys TalkEmount All-Pro

    Aug 23, 2012
    Thanks :) I use Snapseed for all my black@white conversion, vignette and border needs. Works wonders.
  4. freddytto

    freddytto TalkEmount All-Pro

    Dec 2, 2011
    Puebla, Mexico
    congratulations, very nice pictures, and the puppy is very cute.
  5. Luiz Curcino

    Luiz Curcino TalkEmount Veteran

    Apr 27, 2012
    Uberlandia-MG Brasil
    Great pictures, nianys! Your daughter seems to be loving the little dog. :)
  6. davect01

    davect01 Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Aug 20, 2011
    Fountain Hills, AZ
    Very nice, although that does not like a puppy
  7. WoodWorks

    WoodWorks Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Dec 12, 2012
    Ashland, OR, USA
    Oh man, just look at the size of those paws he's going to grow into! Hoo boy! It's a good thing you have a young child in the house, because there's no way you're going to keep up with that boy. But what a joy ride it's going to be. I envy you... But having gone through it myself with a new pup this spring, I had the advantage of having an old dog to help teach him the ropes. :)


  8. Dioptrick

    Dioptrick TalkEmount All-Pro

    Feb 4, 2012
    New Zealand
  9. kevistopheles

    kevistopheles TalkEmount All-Pro

    Jun 18, 2012
    I didn't realize dachshunds came in that large a size ;)
  10. Bimjo

    Bimjo Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Oct 28, 2011
    Washington State
    I'm glad you said that so I wouldn't have to. Because I was thinking it! :D
  11. oferzil

    oferzil New to TalkEmount

    Jan 5, 2013
    Great shots...
  12. NickCyprus

    NickCyprus Super Moderator

    Oct 11, 2012
    Congrats Claire for both the puppy and the Nex-7 :)
    Lovely shots as usual ;)

    This one is my fav!!! The way they are looking each other is priceless. The expression on their eyes shows the bonding

  13. lapdog99

    lapdog99 TalkEmount Veteran

    Sep 3, 2011
    I especially like the first photo and the inseparable friends in the cage. Very nicely done.
  14. teefin1

    teefin1 TalkEmount Top Veteran

    Sep 7, 2012
    ha ha, you boys, honestly! Gorgeous, gorgeous pup! What's his name?
  15. nianys

    nianys TalkEmount All-Pro

    Aug 23, 2012
    Thx to all for the nice comments. Kevin, I promise not to tell Colt you called him an oversized Daschund, lol.
    His full registered name is Hercule of Devil Inside, call name "Colt" (because he's quite a pistol !). Aside from a few intestinal duress, he's doing great and adapting well.
  16. Rich

    Rich TalkEmount Veteran

    Nov 20, 2012
    Salisbury UK
    Judging by the size of his paws, he is going to be, one, big dog!!!!!!

    Nice shots! :D
  17. nianys

    nianys TalkEmount All-Pro

    Aug 23, 2012
    Yep, both parents are pretty big.

    Daddy in particular is one big, bad@ss show and work competition Dobe. If they'd cropped his ear he'd be downright scary, lol. Here in Europe cropping ears has been unauthorized for years if the dog is to be shown. Thankfully they'll still accept docked tails, because natural ones really ruin the silhouette big time :(
  18. teefin1

    teefin1 TalkEmount Top Veteran

    Sep 7, 2012
    What made you decide on a Dobe? He's just terrific!
  19. nianys

    nianys TalkEmount All-Pro

    Aug 23, 2012
    I've bred, raised, trained and showed Belgian Malinois to the highest level for 10 years. As wonderful as they are, I'd never trust one with my kid and they have double coat that is a pain in a house. I wanted a short coated breed, calmer than Belgians, with big guard potential. Ok, that's all bullcrap, I always dreamed of owning a Dobe as a kid ;)
  20. teefin1

    teefin1 TalkEmount Top Veteran

    Sep 7, 2012
    Ha ha, that's the best reason :)
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