Photographer, animal-lover, and Boing Boing reader heiney
shares this photograph
in our Boing Boing Flickr pool, and explains that this was a shot from the Animal Network
Holiday Adoption Low Cost Vaccination/chip Photo Event at Ann Road Animal Hospital
, Las Vegas NV.
"This was my first time shooting anything like this, I normally only shoot poochies for their Petfinder profiles," he says. "I thought it went pretty well, certainly learned a lot, for instance, perhaps an exam room at an animal hospital is not the most conducive environment for pets to feel their most calm & photogenic."
It looks like Rocco has been adopted! Other pets at this Las Vegas shelter are still looking for homes. Apparently there's a big pet abandonment/overpopulation problem in Vegas, even more so than in other US cities.
More technical details on the shoot here.
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