“When I look into the eyes
of an animal I do not see an animal.
I see a living being.
I see a friend. I feel a soul.”
“When we adopt a dog or any pet, we know it is going to end with us having to say goodbye, but we still do it. And we do it for a very good reason: They bring so much joy and optimism and happiness. They attack every moment of every day with that attitude.” — W. Bruce Cameron
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Zoe, whose name means “life” in Greek, enjoyed life to the fullest with her family, Joe, Lori, Alex and Andrew. Whether fetching a ball, enjoying a top-down ride in the family Cadillac, or just plain lying companionably at one’s feet, Zoe exuded love, loyalty and happiness. — Watercolor painting of Zoe by Mary O’Connor. Click here to visit Mary’s gallery of pet portraits.
4 thoughts on “A Dog’s Life”
Very nice piece of work Mary.
Love it! Where would we be without our pets? They make us smile to say the very least. 🙂
When I first saw this I though it was a photo!! What a beautiful tribute to Zoe and her family!