I am a Stafford

Vicki Childs

Doonside, Australia

Artist's Description

This is my Rescue Boy ‘Jacka’, he is one special boy who enjoys life to the max, he has a very unusual tongue which is almost heart shaped as you can see. My nickname for him is “The Love Bug”
We rescued ‘Jacka’ from certain death at a local pound, with literally an hour to go before the death knoll.
I believe he knows he was given a second chance, just look at that face….. Pure Joy!
This is one of my all time fav images and shows the joy of life that Staffs are renowned for.

Why is this my favourite Shot?
This is my very favourite shot. Technically there are some elements that could be improved a tad, however for me it is my personal ‘money shot’, because it shows the ‘love of life’ that this boy has. A far cry from his horrendous previous life, where he was sick and abandoned at the pound. Abandoned with testicular cancer, corneal ulcers, and almost ‘sired’ to death.

Here is his ‘before’ picture, it’s horrible, but it is, what it is!


I think looking at this image, explains why I love the ‘after’ image so much!
Taken on my Canon 500D
55-250 lens
No edit – straight off the camera

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