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The Monday Herd | Rescue Me

To have a choice is a rather undervalued commodity and something very few dogs get, they don’t have a voice in who takes them home, where they get to live, or how they get treated.  In some cases, more often then any of us would like, a dog gets the short end of the stick….. no pun intended.  They are at the mercy of whomever decides to take on the responsibility of owning a pet or lack there of.  It kills me to see how some of these dogs are treated   They can’t speak up, they can’t just pack up their things and leave, they can’t get their own place and move out, and they can’t get a job to feed themselves.  However they can give you an unlimited amount of love, they can give you a wagging tail at the end of a crummy day and they can give you their unconditional companionship.  What more could you ask for?  They’ll never judge, steal or hurt you.  Their sole mission in life is to make you happy.

Thank god there are people out there that dedicate their time, their own personal time to help these dogs; these dogs are just looking to find that one home that will allow them to give so selflessly.  I was contacted by some volunteers from P.O.A, Protectors of Animals and asked if I could help out and photograph some of the dogs that need to find a home.  Damn right I’ll help out!  There is no better feeling then knowing you have helped find a home for a rescue.  So thank you very much Ashley and Jordan for a) finding me and b) asking me to help out!  You guys rock!

From their site:

POA is run entirely by dedicated volunteers. Our volunteers provide the administrative support for the organization, foster homeless animals, provide medical care for the shelter animals, return inquiries from the general public and represent POA at events. The frontline work is performed by the people who rescue animals that have been abandoned. They facilitate veterinary care, administer medication, groom, and socialize the animals. Most important, they offer love, patience, and understanding that give a fearful animal the ability to trust people again. This hands-on approach is a big reason why POA animals make such great pets.

And for those so inclined be sure to ‘like’ em on Facebook!

In order of appearance:

Cooper, Jax, Petie, Sophie.

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Colby | CT Pet Photography

I told ya he has been here before!! He’s a little bit older now and grown into quite the show dog.  We did a quick mini session to make sure we some indoor shots of him when he was older……one more session and this guy has his own 10×10 album coming his way!  Thanks Amy for letting me photograph and meet Colby again!

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CT Pet Photography, Ty Foster Photography
CT Pet Photography, Ty Foster Photography
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Carrie Collier - April 29, 2011 - 5:01 am

Love the photo!
Colby is amazing, I bred him and own his litterbrother “Crush”
Enjoy your webite!

Sammily,

Carrie

Livin the big easy Part II | Ty Foster Photography

Let me preface all this by saying if you haven’t checked out Part I, do so immediately!  I miss New Orleans like crazy and posting all these pictures is not helping!  These next couple of images are just images of random houses and parts of New Orleans  that I liked, some of shot out of a car window, thanks to the expertise driving of Ian.  We felt like paparazzi!  Also we got an amazing breakfast at Freret Cafe, which was dog friendly……please you had me at dog friendly!  Anyways I hope you enjoy these as much as the first set.

Thanks again Lisa, Erica, Ian and Tommy for letting us crash at your place!

New Orleans, Ty Foster Photography
New Orleans, Ty Foster Photography
New Orleans, Ty Foster Photography
New Orleans, Ty Foster Photography
New Orleans, Ty Foster Photography

NOPD, keeping everyone safe!

New Orleans, Ty Foster Photography

New Orleans, Ty Foster Photography
New Orleans, Ty Foster Photography

New Orleans, Ty Foster Photography

New Orleans, Ty Foster Photography
New Orleans, Ty Foster Photography

New Orleans, Ty Foster Photography

New Orleans, Ty Foster Photography
New Orleans, Ty Foster Photography
New Orleans, Ty Foster Photography
New Orleans, Ty Foster Photography
New Orleans, Ty Foster Photography
New Orleans, Ty Foster Photography
New Orleans, Ty Foster Photography
New Orleans, Ty Foster Photography
New Orleans, Ty Foster Photography
New Orleans, Ty Foster Photography
New Orleans, Ty Foster Photography
New Orleans, Ty Foster Photography

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The Monday Herd | Livin the big easy part I

First off:  You need to listen to this….before you go any further.

Nothing, and I can say this with the upmost certainty, nothing rejuvenates your mind and soul like dry 75 degree air engulfing you while sitting on a New Orleans street car during Mardi Gras.  There is a richness, a soulfulness that you can’t find anywhere else, pure energy and excitement.  I’ll never forget how that felt; throw a few close friends into the mix and it just gets that much better, then throw the sound of jazz in there and….hot damn!  You’ve got yourself a recipe for success.  Exposing your soul to the raw elements that is Mardi Gras is something that cannot be read but must be felt.

Tom, Chris and Myself had the rare opportunity to stay 6 nights and 7 days in New Orleans for free, thanks to Lisa, Ian, Erica and Tommy, oh and Nolan.  You guys are awesome.  Awesome because my small vocabulary has been exhausted in search for a word that truly describes your hospitality.  They took us in like a bunch of stray dogs, let us crash in their wonderful abode and showed us everything the Big Easy had to offer.  I could sit here and give you all the details about what we did and all the shenanigans we got ourselves into, but then I wouldn’t want to influence your experience if you ever have the chance of going down there.  It’s best you go in with a completely open mind and let the strong influence of fate guide you.

I will however describe the parades to you, they are unlike any parade I have ever seen.  I don’t have any pictures of them because, well(and you’ll have to read between the lines here) I was under the strong influence of fate and that particular influence does not mix well with a very expensive and dear piece of equipment :).  Anyways, in order these are the parades we were able to experience: Babylon(my first official M.G. parade ever!) Muses, Chaos, Hermes, Krewe d’Etat, Selene, Orpheus, Morpheus, Centurions, Iris, Bacchus, Endymion, Napoleon, Iris, Proteus, Orpheus & Zeus.  These parades go on for hours, some are 30+ floats.  They throw everything at you from beads to stuffed animals to light up swords.  The enegry is intense and every time a float goes by everyone is screaming…..my voice is just beginning to sound normal.  These floats are elaborate as well, they’re not just thrown together.  Each parade and each float has their own theme.  It’s amazing the work that goes into it.  To say I was exhausted at the end of the 7 days would be a gross understatement, but I would have not done anything differently.  The experience I was able to share with these individuals will be one hard to forget, if ever.  I have never seen so many people, and I have never met so many people in such a short time span.

The first two-parter Monday Herd!  I only hope that i’ll be able to go down again because I should have taken WAY more pictures….it’s tough ya know?  I get so overwhelmed with the whole experience!  I did my best, so I hope ya enjoy.

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Details inside the street car, now that bench has some character.

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New Orleans

the guy on the right was getting married the next day, and shoulder cat was his ring bearer.  No Joke.  Well at least that’s what they told me

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Bourbon Street

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Hurricanes…..MMMmmm Hurricanes

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Tom and Lisa……… you’ll be seeing more of them, hint hint.

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I put all the thumbs down here so you could click on the very last image….it’s a panoramic of the Mississippi.  Click on it and it’ll get a whole lot bigger.

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