National Pet Day

A beautiful portrait of our girl Bliss in honor of National Pet Day. By the talented Kerfe. Well done!

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“You can say any foolish thing to a dog, and the dog will give you a look that says, ‘Wow, you’re right! I never would’ve thought of that!’”
–Dave Barry

blissful eyes reflect
absolute trust devotion
loyalty returned

For National Pet Day, I started with a quote in answer to Elusive Trope’s 3-day quote challenge.  And of course, a poem for NaPoWriMo.  My neocolor drawing is a portrait of Bliss, one of the beautiful golden retrievers who shares the life of Tim, The Forester Artist.  When he posted this photo in January, I remarked to him that her face begged to be drawn.  It’s taken me awhile, but she is a perfect poster girl for the day.

It’s been a long time since I drew any dogs.  I did a few drawings and paintings of one of my roommate’s wonderful dogs, Bacchus, 40+ years ago, and I think I…

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7 thoughts on “National Pet Day

  1. Mary…I received your name from a friend of yours who also breeds Dark athletic Goldens in Canda. Over the last 30 years I have had the privilege of sharing life with two beautiful “bliss” look alike golden’s and I am trying to find my next friend to raise train and love on. I was hopeful connecting with you may be part of that story. Please let me know if you have any litters coming from Bliss or a similar male and how we can connect.
    Thank you for taking the time to respond.

    Warmly,

    Todd

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