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Dog Portrait

Photo credit: Alicja Zmyslowska

Let's face it, getting dogs to hold poses isn't the easiest of tasks, but pet photographer Alicja Zmyslowska from Poland has mastered the art. In the skilled hands of Zmyslowska, regular dogs are placed is beautiful outdoor settings, and used to create fantasy-like images. She focuses on each dog as an individual to showcase their individual characteristics and personalities. Some of the lenses used in these shoots include the : f/2.8L Canon 70-200mm USM telephoto, f/1.8 85mm medium telephoto and f/1.4 50mm medium telephoto lenses.Continue reading for more.

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Munchkin Shih Tzu

Munchkin the Shih-Tzu's owners didn't want to buy a traditional costume for their dog on Halloween. So, they came up with this custom teddy bear suit, which has won over the internet. Here's how they did it: "Measure your dog in the front from feet to top of head (Munchkin is 14"). Buy a teddy bear in similar color to your dog in their size (I got hers on Amazon for $30). Cut the face off, cut the bottom of the feet off, cut open the back. Take all the stuffing out except for the arms. Bear only goes on front part of their body/legs and back half is exposed. Put a string or velcro through the back behind the neck to tie/close. The bear's arms hung down, so I sewed them up a bit higher so they stuck out to sides more instead of hanging down. Took me maybe 15 minutes to make!" Continue reading for the video.

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Dird Dog Bird

Photo credit: Worth1000

Graphic designers and digital artists alike are probably very familiar with the website Worth1000 and its many Photoshop contests. Recently, they held a contest that asked users to create unique dog bird (DIRD) hybrid animals, and these entries are some of the best. Click here to view the first image in this week's celebrities who look like other people and funny video game pictures gallery. Continue reading to see what 80GB worth of Earth photos captured from space looks like when compressed into a 2-minute, 50-second video.

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Poo Wi Fi

Let's face it, not all dog owners pick up after their pets, but "Poo Wi-fi" aims to change that. Mexico-based internet portal Terra has teamed up with ad agency DDB to create a machine that offers a free Wi-Fi in exchange for dog poop. In other words, people are rewarded with a number of free Wi-Fi minutes - depends on weight - for dropping off poop. Don't think that throwing anything into the machine will work because there is an actual attendant that hands out the bags and watches over what people put in them. Continue reading for a video and more information.

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Giant Dog Baby

You know what they say, a dog is "man's best friend". This phrase highlights their close relations, loyalty, and companionship with humans within many societies. Many of these domestic dogs form close bonds with their little human masters as well, and these images prove it. Previous to the 19th century, dogs, other than lap dogs, were largely functional. Used for activities such as hunting, watching and guarding, language describing the dog often reflected these positions within society. Continue reading for more.

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Puppies Shaking

Photo credit: Carli Davidson

Oregon-based photographer Carli Davidson is back at it again, and her latest photo series is a shaker that involves lots of puppies to say the least. Here's what she has to say: "I was also drawn to the idea of surrounding myself with puppies. It was almost medicinal-spending the day overdosing on cuteness. I love making books that focus on animals. I love knowing that these pictures can make people smile. While I feel a strong ethical responsibility to keep up with current events, these feel good creative projects to keep me from feeling hardened. They are mini escapes from the important but harsh realities we have in our faces 24/7." Continue reading for more.

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Extremely Old Dogs

Photo credit: Pete Thorne Photo

While capturing puppies underwater sounds cooler, Toronto-based photographer Pete Thorn decided to go the intimate route for his latest series, titled "Old Faithful". As you might've already guessed, this gallery features lots of dogs at the end of their lifespan, with each face telling "the story of a life filled with ups and downs." There is currently a line of owners wanting portraits of their old dog to be taken, believe it or not. Continue reading for more images.

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Bailey Golden Retriever

Photo credit: Golden Retriever Bailey via My Modern Met

Animal photos are nothing new, but Bailey the Golden Retriever gained internet fame for her "I have no idea what I'm doing" meme. Recently, her owner posted a new batch of photos that show the dog dressed in human clothes while performing people things, such as using the computer, drinking wine, and even play a game of poker with friends. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny work pictures gallery. Continue reading for a viral video showing how to draw a perfect circle freehand.

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Photographer Dog Goodbye

Photo credit: Mariah Sharp

Photographer Maria Sharp knew that her best friend of 16-years, Chubby, was about to leave this world, she decided to pay tribute to all the good times they've had together with a heartwarming shoot. So, she began by digging up old photos, starting with one when she was just 7-years-old, which is also the start of her passion for photography. Though her companion passed away soon after the photoshoot, she was happy to capture some moments that will last forever. Continue reading to see more.

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Husky Act Like Cat

Photo credit: Reddit

With the thousands of animal images being uploaded to the internet each day, it's getting tougher to find one that really stands out. A Reddit user managed to do just that, with his husky mix named Tally. You see, Tally was raised with cats, "and thought she was.. cat herself." Its owner adds: "She'd piss on our floors if we ever did something wrong as well. She also had a knack for finding the best worst places to do it (i. e. carpets, rugs, etc.). She also sat like a cat, with her arms and legs tucked under herself." Continue reading to see more of Tally's life.

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