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Photo of the Week: Dog Days of Summer

8/31/2011 4:54:07 PM

Tags: dogs, farm animals, hunting, CU

Golden Retriever 

Nothing brings more happiness than a playful pup for a companion. This week’s photo of the week is entitled “Good Boy” by CU photographer AmoreMe_AmoreTerra. The history of the Golden Retriever starts in the Scottish Highlands where it was bred in the 1800s and was mostly used as a hunting dog. The Golden Retriever has become a beloved pet in household situations as well as a helpful guide dog, search and rescue, and assistance dog. Its beautiful golden-colored coat is its trademark which can range from light to dark gold. They require daily exercise due to their active and energetic nature. They are friendly, lovable pets and companions for life.

Thanks to CU photographer AmoreMe_AmoreTerra for the happy shot of her Golden Retriever. See her gallery Zeb the Gold for more adorable photos of Zeb.

And don’t forget to submit your photos to our CU photo-sharing site for a chance to be the Photo of the Week! The winner is chosen from that week’s submissions.You could also be featured in the magazine sometime!

Remember to fill out the captions and give your gallery a name all its own. The more we know about an image, the more we can take from it.


Emylisa Warrick is an Online Editorial Assistant at Ogden Publications, the parent company of MOTHER EARTH NEWS. Find her on .



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