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Seeing Spots

By Bob_V    
These are two of our Dalmatians, from left to right Phantom and Megan. Phantom is Megan's younger brother, not a star like the others. Megan & Monte were in the movie 101 Dalmatians and were in several calenders, when they were young cute puppies. I had to put Monte down a few months ago, he was loosing the use of his back legs, a sad day for us. Version two is one of the last shots of Monte, sleeping in the sun. These are just shots I would like to share with all my EPZ friends. Thanks for the C+Cs on my previous upload.
Have a great day,

Tags: Dogs General Pets and captive animals Dalmatians Petsand captive animals

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banehawi Plus
13 1.8k 3866 Canada
18 Jun 2008 2:14AM
Nice shot of two lovelyanimals


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taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
18 Jun 2008 2:51AM
A super pair of fire house doga, Well behaved, too!

photophantom 10 108 3 Philippines
18 Jun 2008 4:21AM
i like your dogs Bob. A superstar indeed.
JudeC 11 6 3 England
18 Jun 2008 6:20AM
Hi - seeing double as well! - great shot - Jude.
CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
18 Jun 2008 6:47AM
Two beautiful images of your wonderful dogs, thank you for sharing. Carol
18 Jun 2008 6:56AM
Nice parallel pose (oh, and lovely looking dogs too!)
Smile Lucy
MickyMc 10 8 United Kingdom
18 Jun 2008 7:11AM
What a fantastic story, They are beautiful dogs and look so trusting.
GalleryGirl 10 4 2 United Kingdom
18 Jun 2008 7:46AM
They are adoreable. I'm sorry you lost Monte - so sad. thanks for sharing your super story and your dogs! Stunning!
Marilyn x
mikbee 11 3 8 Scotland
18 Jun 2008 7:48AM
I don't know if it's true Bob,but heard they ''painted'' some spots on the dogs for the film !!! Nice images here.
DolphinLady 12 54 1 Wales
18 Jun 2008 7:55AM
A wonderful story & amazing memories you must have of Monte.
These are two lovely images.
How fantastic to have film stars living with you.
I bet that was a bit of a nightmare, trying to find your puppies amongst all the other spotty pups....
challicew 10 1 1 South Africa
18 Jun 2008 8:25AM
Great photographs! Aren't those eyes just too beautiful!
18 Jun 2008 8:38AM
V1 super double portrait Bob,
bayleaf 10 8 United Kingdom
18 Jun 2008 9:04AM

lonely_oryx 10 61 55 England
18 Jun 2008 9:13AM
Great images
Maiwand 11 3 73 England
18 Jun 2008 9:26AM
Lovely shot Bob. Sorry about Monty but I would guarantee that you made sure he enjoyed his time with you and that is all we can ask.
cats_123 Plus
14 4.8k 28 Northern Ireland
18 Jun 2008 9:30AM
Monte looked a real star
Mikelane 10 1 Wales
18 Jun 2008 9:35AM
Great captures bob fine looking animals well captured on both well done
mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1918 United Kingdom
18 Jun 2008 9:36AM
V2 is poignant and very personal. But it's V2 that works for me, the similar but subtly different faces and expressions. I tried to get pictures of my brother-in-law's two dogs together last weekend, it ain't easy!!
Gezina 11 3 6 United Kingdom
18 Jun 2008 10:12AM
Well captured and thanks for sharing. V2 looks like a dog in heaven, sweet memories. Ina
Paul_cats Plus
12 61 22 Scotland
18 Jun 2008 1:32PM
I just love the way they have both turned their heads to look at you. Lovely shot.
SRSmith 10 1 United States
18 Jun 2008 2:30PM
Nice shots, Bob. I remember the movie well. It must have been really neat to have your dogs in it! The pair above look like stars too!
18 Jun 2008 2:50PM
lovely dogs and photos
(been there a number of times with the sad days)
proz 13 205 United States
18 Jun 2008 4:32PM
great looking dogs!
danbrann Plus
13 637 17
18 Jun 2008 4:35PM
Gosh.Film stars on EPZ. Tremendous.
chuckspics 11 14 United States
18 Jun 2008 5:06PM
18 Jun 2008 5:36PM
Bob you cant go wrong, prestigeous shots
mark1309 11 13 United Kingdom
18 Jun 2008 6:43PM
Beautiful dogs, nice but moving story,
Rock Plus
15 10 2 England
18 Jun 2008 6:49PM
Do you have another 999 ?

Great work.

Rock and Mr.Mervyn
graceland 13 2.5k 2 United Kingdom
18 Jun 2008 7:32PM
You wore V2 out !!!!!

Great pictures
nickyv32 Plus
10 135 England
18 Jun 2008 7:46PM
2 Super shots, has to be No 1 for me, lazy thing. Great photos.

gary_d 10 576 13 Wales
18 Jun 2008 8:34PM
Two great shots particularly like one for the pose + eye contact. - gary
18 Jun 2008 8:48PM
Two great images.
Sad to hear about Monte.

18 Jun 2008 9:28PM
Delightful shot, Bob.
goso 11 2 1 Australia
18 Jun 2008 9:33PM
Great dogs - lovely images.......Bill
rmr 10 1 Wales
18 Jun 2008 10:28PM
well captured bob
derekv 10 3 England
18 Jun 2008 10:46PM
Lovely shot of your dogs, Bob, they look so well looked after, why are they looking so sad, is it time you took them out for their walk.
peterboyce 10 1 England
18 Jun 2008 11:14PM
lovely shot bob i love both images....peter
MandsH 11 England
18 Jun 2008 11:36PM
Superb shot, all of them, such lovely dogs
pascalg Plus
10 37 France
19 Jun 2008 8:24AM
well... spotted Wink
susanbarton 10 11 1 United Kingdom
19 Jun 2008 8:41AM
They both look like stars to me stairing right at the camera! beautiful pictures and wonderful memories for you

RubberBullets 16 1 6 United Kingdom
19 Jun 2008 2:05PM
Thanks for sharing, they really are super dogs.

vparmar 13 7 United Kingdom
19 Jun 2008 4:11PM
lovely shot

ChristineL 13 39 United Kingdom
19 Jun 2008 4:15PM
beautiful, especially V1, love their expressions,
Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
19 Jun 2008 5:04PM
Two lovely images of your faithful friends, like the expressions you've captured in v1
Scaramanga Plus
10 56 6 United Kingdom
19 Jun 2008 5:58PM
Great looking dogs, well captured.
19 Jun 2008 6:49PM
Very well timed Bob, with the over the shoulder look, fine image, Adrian
A Booth 15 11 4 United Kingdom
19 Jun 2008 6:51PM
wonderful image- eye contact colour and composition excellent - v1 is a winner,
19 Jun 2008 6:57PM
Gorgeous dogs - it's always so hard when it's time to make that difficult decision.
19 Jun 2008 7:13PM
great shot of two lovely dogs
brownsilent 11 7 2 United Kingdom
19 Jun 2008 7:22PM
Wow, some stars in your family!
Lovely images, V1 is cute with the syncronized turn of the heads,
V2 is so relaxed - sad to hear he had to be put down.
piccy 11 8 Wales
19 Jun 2008 8:52PM
Beautiful shot - and so famous WinkSo sad when pets go.
19 Jun 2008 10:48PM
Always sad but great to remember what they give us,its immeasureable!lovely shot,David
tomlad 11 5 England
19 Jun 2008 11:13PM
Great shots with fabulous facial expression. Regards Tom.
imagio 11 12 1 England
20 Jun 2008 7:31AM
Nice shot of lovely dogs Bob, sad about Monte tho.

SandraKay Plus
10 233 4 United Kingdom
20 Jun 2008 6:31PM
So very sorry to hear about Monte but how exciting it must have been to have 2 of your dogs in the film. Did they pay them in dog food? Smile
V1 is great. Captured at just the right moment.
dianah 11 24.5k 4 United Kingdom
20 Jun 2008 6:36PM
I love version 1..they look identical. So sorry to hear about is awful when an animal has to be put to sleep !
digiray63 10 4 United Kingdom
20 Jun 2008 8:28PM
Great shots Bob, lovely dogs.
microchip 10 1 United Kingdom
20 Jun 2008 8:30PM
Glad I spotted this one, Great looking dogs well captured,
Ridgeway 11 222 2 Ireland
21 Jun 2008 1:23AM
Monte is a fine looking dog,they both are.
Diana 11 2.0k 19 Netherlands
22 Jun 2008 12:53AM
what a perfect pair

great image

sandrish 14 36 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2008 9:40AM
Superb shots but love V2.

Brilane 11 5 12 Wales
22 Jun 2008 11:54PM
I know how you feel, but you gave him a good life. Nice memories.
ketch 10 770 50 Turks And Caicos Islands
23 Jun 2008 10:25AM
Super shot - you say these are two of your Dalmations how many do you have and are these two guys litter mates I wonder?

Might these guys be an interesting subject for mono treatment one day I wonder?

Very best wishes

Moj_o 10 10 United Kingdom
23 Jun 2008 2:39PM
Lovely Smile

FeatherFriend 10 38 217 England
25 Jun 2008 10:27PM
Always sad to hear news like this, I know exactly what this feels like having lost 4 so far. Having a break now from having dogs, don't think I could stand the heartache again. Lovely memories Bob.
Bob_V 10 1 2 United States
26 Jun 2008 4:05AM
Thanks for all the comments and clicks, they are greatly appreciated.
Have a nice day,
Dotrob 12 Wales
26 Jun 2008 8:28PM
Fabulous, photograph to treasure.
Possum 11 148 England
27 Jun 2008 9:43PM
These are lovely shots, Bob; what a look of adoration from the two of them.
Rogerex 11 32 12 Australia
29 Jun 2008 12:36PM
I can't see V2, or the versions of anybody else's pictures tonight, but V1 is lovely. You already have 101 votes for this, which seems to be an appropriate number, so I have not added mine this time.
marc484ie 11 31 1 Ireland
4 Jul 2008 8:17AM
What a pair Bob. Bet you have you hands full with these two. Lovely shot well exposed.
Paree 13 616 3
5 Jul 2008 10:41PM
the perfect picture
brilliant shot
hellsbells8868 9 151 2 Wales
11 Jul 2008 6:57PM
Lovely shot, great eye contact from both.....Great pair..
Morpyre Plus
13 1.6k 8 Wales
24 Jul 2008 11:46PM
beautiful portrait of a pair of beautiful dogs Grin

i sympathise for your loss, i lost one of my dogs for the same reason.

peter "morpyre" turner
cjl47 10 4 3 England
30 Jul 2008 7:07AM
Great shots, lovely memories. I am so sorry you lost one of them.
We used to have Yorkies but they have all gone now. Its heartbreaking, because they were all family members not just pets.
We have a Belgian Griffon now "Dougal" and he is fantastic, see my photo in the portfolio, he;s the good looking one with me. He was, unbelievably, abandoned on the street and rescued by the dogs trust with pneumonia and starving at about 12 months We have had him for 18 months now and everyone loves him.
ericfaragh Plus
14 149 4 United Kingdom
3 Aug 2008 11:31AM
Lovely shot.
sable 9 9 7 United Kingdom
3 Aug 2008 1:55PM
This photo is absolutely gorgeous the expressions are captured to perfection one of the best doggie photos I have seen in a long time Your portfolio is one to be envious about there are some stunning shots and thank you for taking a look at my first upload
MNPHOTO 9 1 United Kingdom
5 Aug 2008 4:47PM
i love this
28 Aug 2008 5:21PM
Wonderful 'stereo' capture. Lovely animals. HDave :o)
videotec 9 8 United Kingdom
3 Oct 2008 4:17PM
Great shots Bob,-- love them-- Poor Monty, I bet you were heart broken--and such a star too, well both of them,
I lost my Border Collie with the same problem, so I know what you went through, Thanks for sharing this with us.
Kind regards--
BarbaraR 11 17 1 England
17 May 2009 2:56PM
Great shot of the lovely spotty dogs.
My sympathies over your loss tho.
I had to have my dearly loved whippet (14) put to
sleep in Feb. and I miss him so much.


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