Our wonderful groomer, Lori Fillion of Littleton, was here yesterday to spiff up a number of the dogs. It turned out to be easier to groom four blind dogs than to get all of them to look at the camera at the same time. (Although to be fair to the dogs, sometimes I've had a harder time getting four people to all look at the camera at the same time!) In the shot above, that's Sophie, Penny, Fuzzy and Clyde.
Yes, that's Clyde's usual posture when it comes to photos ... "I really don't want to do this, so I'll pretend I'm not here and try to slink off." As in:
Contrary to the title of this post, Clyde thought he did have somewhere to go, and it was anywhere but there. The Yorkshire terrier was summarily retrieved and returned to his proper position on the bed. Not that this guaranteed any better cooperation, however.
Here's another "close-but-no-cigar" version:
While I was photographing, Alayne was dancing, whistling, tapping her feet, doing just about everything to get the gang to look straight ahead all at once.
We finally settled on this one:
Cute, aren't they?