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A "Secondhand" Dog~A Joyous Life

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Gina Ruttle  (Whalegeek)

Palos Park, United States

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Sizing Information

Small 8.0" x 10.1"
Medium 12.0" x 15.2"
Large 16.0" x 20.2"
X large 20.0" x 25.3"


  • Each print is individually stretched and constructed for your order
  • Epson pigment inks using Giclée inkjets to ensure a long life
  • UV protection provided by a clear lacquer
  • Cotton/poly blend Canson canvas for brighter whites and even stretching



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Artist's Description

My dog, Qimeq. He’s part Siberian husky, part German shepherd and lots of ‘unknown’ according to his DNA.

Mr. Q was found lying underneath a bush before being brought to a local animal shelter. That’s all we know about his past.

Qimeq was very ill when adopted August 12, 2008, progressing from suffering a case of kennel cough along with a severe parasite infestation to necrotizing pneumonia within the course of a few days. This handsome boy came close to death.

Happily, thanks to lots of TLC, powerful antibiotics, a smart veterinarian and youth, the skinny waif my husband and I brought home has matured into this fine, strong, strapping ‘juvenile delinquent.’

If you are considering adopting a dog, please search local animal shelters and breed rescue sites. There are so many other secondhand dogs (and cats) awaiting good forever homes, each one of them as sweet-natured and beautiful as our special companion.

Lake George, Rhinelander, Wisconsin, USA

Canon 50D, Canon 100-400mm lens, shutter 1/500, f/7.1, ISO 400.

September 20, 2008

Views: 612 (as of November 30, 2011)
Favorted: 24 people (November 30, 2011

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