Animals

The patient springer spaniels

The patient springer spaniels Pictured outside Tesco shopping center in Douglas, Cork last year. These springer spaniels waited patiently for their owner to come out of the shops.

The soaking wet happy springer spaniel

The soaking wet happy springer spaniel This is another photo of Ruby, a springer spaniel that lives in Myrtleville. This time she followed us over to Fennell’s Bay where she dashed off into the shallows after stones. She was deliriously happy! Unfortunately the same could not be said for a group of teenagers higher up […]

Alone in the park

Alone in the park A dog, a tree and a park bench in the Lee Fields, Cork. I took Oscar, our shitzu, for a short walk at the Lee Fields a while back and made this image during what was a fairly uneventful walk. Neither of us was in the mood for a walk but […]

Dog in a lampshade

Dog in a lampshade Poor Oscar. It’s not bad enough that he got the snip but he had to wear what looks to all the world like a lampshade for two weeks. This was only a week after he moved in with us last Summer and the poor fella was not impressed. Thankfully he got […]

Fun at the crib

Fun at the crib Fr James McSweeney’s live crib in Ballyvolane was busy with animals and human visitors all through last week but I managed to get some shots the night when we visited. As I mentioned already, there were all sorts of animals there, from sheep and donkeys to chickens, calves and puppies. Donations […]

Dog on the beach

Dog on the beach Oscar ambling along on the beach at Garretstown in Co. Cork. He never liked the beach, there’s just too much dirt and gravel and sand and just plain yuck, but he had a great time that evening. I don’t think Shih-Tzus are the most adventurous of dogs! Compare this picture with […]

The Puppy, the cat and the calf

The Puppy and the calf Sasha took quite an interest in a field of calves across the road from her home last night, and they in her! This particular calf was braver than the rest and sniffed at Sasha, Oscar, me and whoever was at the gate! Ali, the cat, didn’t think much of the […]

Oscar in the grass

Oscar in the grass Oscar sitting patiently for us while we finished a bbq at my sister-in-law’s house! This required quite a bit of work because I had to clone out his lead, 3 garden chairs and the side of the bbq. Is it obvious where? Buy this as a print from $16.58

Bovine bodyguard

Bovine bodyguard Three cattle watch as we passed their field. “Is that a bull on the left?” says the city boy.

Mr. Ed

Mr. Ed Well, maybe he doesn’t talk, but this horse sure eats a lot!

Oscar

Oscar In a few days time we’re adopting this little ball of fur and we’re going to name him Oscar! There’s an adorable King Charles Spaniel asleep in the background, but as you can see, both are unconcerned that a crazy cousin with a camera is making this shot!

Blarney Rabbit

Blarney Rabbit Another shot of the lovely little rabbit before I cut the grass. The grass has grown back with a vengance already so it will need cutting again! We’re Back! Lanzarote was amazing and I have several hundred photos and a few are probably good enough to post!

A little bunny in the garden

A little bunny in the garden One of the trio of rabbits that live in and around our garden in Blarney. I may have time to post wedding photos before we go on honeymoon but it’s unlikely. You’ll have to wait! I’m going to ask a few people for permission to post photos of them […]

Blarney Horses

Blarney Horses Three horses appeared in a field close to Blarney village about a week ago. At first, a mare, her foal and another horse were there, but the mare is gone now and three young looking animals are in residence. I took this photo one morning a few days ago. One of the horses […]

Little Bunny

Little Bunny Each Spring for the past two years wild rabbits visit our garden at home. They’re really cute, and thankfully I don’t have any flowers or veg to tempt them!