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Ansel's Family Photos

By LynneJoyce  
After taking Ansel for his swimming lesson on Tuesday I called in at Gazegill Organic farm where he was born.

Gazegill Organics

While there I took lots of photos of the rare breed animals (they will come in a later post) and of Ansel's family, Mum, dad and siblings. V's 13 & 14 are recent ones of Ansel on Baildon Moor so that you can check the family resemblance. Note the hips higher than shoulders trait, the spotty legs and in V2, the tongue out. Ansel's farm family have much thicker (and muckier) coats being outdoor, farm dogs but the physical resemblance is clear, as is the good natured but roguish behavioural tendency. In view of the family's love of playing in the stream, I have no idea where Ansel's fear of water comes from.

Thank you for viewing and I hope that you enjoy this canine portrait gallery. I may print some and hang them in Ansel's crate!

Tags: Farm Lancashire Pets and captive animals Baildon moor Border collies Gazegill Organics

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ColleenA Plus
7 450 7 Australia
22 Feb 2018 4:28AM
Great photos Lynne. It was Ansel Adams birthday yesterday

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capto Plus
8 6.3k 19 United Kingdom
22 Feb 2018 7:40AM
Canine captures to cherish.Smile
22 Feb 2018 7:49AM
A lovely opening image Lynne and V13 appeals to me too.

22 Feb 2018 8:49AM
A wonderful set of family photos, Lynne.

ddolfelin Plus
8 103 3 Wales
22 Feb 2018 9:15AM
Good on him and you, Lynne!
Ted447 Plus
7 216 1 United Kingdom
22 Feb 2018 9:17AM
Great set of pictures of a very lovely dog, love V7. Ted. GrinGrin
Nikonuser1 Plus
7 163 16 United Kingdom
22 Feb 2018 9:22AM
A great set Lynne SmileSmile

TrevBatWCC Plus
12 13 16 England
22 Feb 2018 10:15AM
A very lovely collection of images for the Ansel Doggy Photo Album, Lynne! Smile
Trev Smile
RonnieAG Plus
10 154 119 Scotland
22 Feb 2018 11:13AM
An excellent set of Ansel, mud and all.
Tish1 Plus
7 32 5 United Kingdom
22 Feb 2018 11:39AM
I recognise this fella

Joline Plus
14 30 56 United States
22 Feb 2018 12:47PM
Looks like he comes from a long line of fun loving workers. All dogs should have such a happy place to roam freely.
22 Feb 2018 1:11PM
A wonderful set of images
prabhusinha 12 5 5 India
22 Feb 2018 2:29PM
A detailed images, lovely.
Irishkate Plus
9 42 118 United Kingdom
22 Feb 2018 6:20PM
How strange that Ansel has a fear of water unlike his country 'cousins'.
A beautiful dog and family. It won't be long before your walls are covered in portraits.
Kate Grin
taggart Plus
15 47 14 United States
22 Feb 2018 6:25PM
There are some great pictures of Ansel in this set--- Nice!
orts 9 4 United Kingdom
22 Feb 2018 7:48PM
Lovely record
pamelajean Plus
14 1.3k 2140 United Kingdom
22 Feb 2018 8:12PM
The link shows what a wonderful farm that is.

I like the family album pics, Lynne, and can certainly see the family traits in there.
nonur 11 18 13 Turkey
22 Feb 2018 11:09PM

Quote:The link shows what a wonderful farm that is.

I like the family album pics, Lynne, and can certainly see the family traits in there.

Me too, Lynne.
Shamley 11 United Kingdom
23 Feb 2018 2:24PM
This made my Heart Pound - so like my late border collie.
Chinga Plus
9 3 2 United Kingdom
23 Feb 2018 7:32PM
Excellent images of this beautiful dog... Outstanding set...
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Drighlynne Plus
9 125 1 United Kingdom
24 Feb 2018 6:57PM
A super set of family album photos for Ansel.
24 Feb 2018 8:27PM
A fine family portrait set Lynne, Ansel will enjoy them. All excellent but v.14 just has it for me.
25 Feb 2018 7:04AM
Stunning set of images for the family album of Ansel.
The resemblance is clear to see. Smile

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