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Happy Mothers Day

Wishing everyone and their families a very Happy Mothers Day!

Our good friend Diane Bauman shared a special occasion with us — one of her sheep giving birth to not one, but TWO beautiful little ones.   We were fortunate enough to have a camera handy as the proud mama delivered the babies one after the other.
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The whole sheep family then came by to congratulate and welcome the new additions!

 The lambs were quickly up on their feet, walking around and exploring.  Soon after, they cozied up to their (exhausted!) mother and took a restful nap!

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Welcome Home, Sealie!

Welcome to the family, Seallie!

Our newest addition, a two-year old Border Collie, rescued from a life of nothing and no one to a wonderfully loving home!

Our ‘Silly Seallie’ was passed from one home to another.  These homes were unsure of how to handle a young and excited pup full of energy.

Left alone and near death, Seallie was taken to an incredibly talented dog and animal trainer, Diane Baumen, who assessed this little one as almost perfect, needing only a few small tweaks.


Today, our ‘Seallie Monster’ enjoys turning on and off the lights, playing tag with kittens and doing the dishes! 

…Now, if you’ll excuse us, we’re going to run around outside!

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Wakey Wakey Eggs and Bac-y

Rise and shine! Take a big stretch and wipe the sleep out of those eyes! The week is mid-way through!

Reine the lovely Afghan hound certainly got her beauty sleep! But was it enough? If you’re having a tough time waking up today, like Reine, read on!

Here are some tips and tricks to get yourself awake and ready for the day:

  1. Drink a cool glass of water in the morning. The cool temperature will wake you up and the water will kickstart your metabolism making you wake up faster.
  2. Exercise in the morning! A brisk jog or bike ride in the morning air will waken your body and give you more energy for the following day as you improve your fitness.
  3. Don’t drink coffee everyday. You’re body will be accustomed to the effects of caffeine. Save the coffee for those days you really need it!
  4. Don’t Snooze! Snoozing the alarm clock can often make you more tired than if you wake up when your alarm first goes off.
  5. Get pumped! Find something to get excited about today to get you motivated to get moving.

Thanks to Diane Bauman for our sleeping beauty, Reine.

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Bet you can’t read this post without yawning…

It’s that time of the week! Wacky Wednesday is here. This week we’re celebrating with the lovely Afghan hound Reine.

Seeing someone else yawn, it may be impossible to resist the urge to yawn yourself. Even reading about yawning can cause the impulse to be irresistible. Here are some fun facts about yawning:

  • Almost all creatures on the planet yawn, including snakes, fish, and dogs!
  • The purpose of yawning is to cool brain temperature and actually keep you awake.
  • Contagious yawning is an ancient ritual that evolve to help groups stay alert to detect any threats and danger.
  • Dogs yawn to stay calm in certain situations.
  • Read more facts about yawning on : http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/6270036.stm

Hopefully this post makes you yawn, and helps you stay awake on this wacky Wednesday!

Thanks to Diane Bauman for the beautiful Reine starting this chain reaction!

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Cruisin’

This week is just flying on by! We have already approached Wednesday, mid-week. This talented Afghan puppy is cruising along, too!

Contrary to popular belief, Afghan Hounds are quite intelligent and trainable, as you can see here as the puppy skateboards by. This photograph was taken when the puppy was only 8 weeks old! Credits to world-renowned trainer Diane Bauman for the talented pup!

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Love Ya Like a Sister

A sister can be seen as someone who is both ourselves and very much not ourselves – a special kind of double.  ~Toni Morrison

Not only do human sisters share a special bond, but animal sisters do too! Sisters don’t always have to agree on things. They don’t have to get along all the time. And many times sisters look nothing alike! However, that doesn’t change the type of friendship that sisterhood brings. As they bond sitting side by side, you can see these Afghan Hound sisters Aquina and Tish have very different looks. Although they are unique in appearance, they are both beautiful.

These Afghan hound sisters belong to our friend Diane Bauman.

Happy Friday. :]

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Who’s your favorite olympian?

At Bohm-Marrazzo Photography we’re a big fan of swimming prodigy, Michael Phelps. So is the lovely border collie “Luca Phelps”.
Here, she takes on the character of 22-time gold medalist Michael Phelps. Recuperating from some world record breaking laps in the pool, Luca still finds the composure to pose for the camera.

Unfortunately we were not able to go to London to shoot at the Olympic pool, so we posed our Olympian in the studio and compiled the image with a background of the pool–Thanks to Gerry’s photoshop expertise. You would never know she wasn’t actually an olympic swimmer would you? This photograph was taken for SPLASH News (and for our amusement)!

Happy Sporting. Game on!

Like reading about animal Olympians? Stay tuned to our blog for more to come!

Special thanks to Diane Bauman for the lovely Luca!

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Afghan Hounds Are Smarter Than You Think!

According to Stanley Coren’s The Intelligence of Dogs, the Afghan Hound is the least intelligent dog of the 110 breeds that were ranked. Sorry Mr. Coren, we (and these adorable Afghan puppies) beg to differ.

These precious Afghan Hound puppies are merely 8 weeks old. They are already being trained by their co-owner, world-renowned trainer Diane Bauman and learning fast! Despite where Stanley Coren
ranks Afghan’s in his intelligence scale, you can see for yourself how smart these dogs really are.

 

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Our friend Diane Bauman is now looking for performance homes for some of these pups. They’re far too smart to just sit there and look pretty!
Let us know if you are interested and we can lead you in the right direction.

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Time Travel

There are a few things in this world that can take you out of the space around you and bring you to another time and place. What’s our favorite way to time travel?

Books! Spend some quality time with your favorite book and your couch. Escape the summer heat and go somewhere cool.

Hitchhike to Alaska with Christopher McCandless. Or travel to the magical Narnia with the Pevensies. And not to mention you’ll still be home for dinner tonight.

(Reading is this Afghan, Usa’s favorite way to time travel, too!)

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Playdate

There is nothing better in the summertime than a good old-fashioned playdate!

We were fortunate to have three of our favorite friends visit the studio for the afternoon – two adventurous red-ear slider turtles, Thelma and Louise, and Luca, the best dish-doing, garbage-picker-upper Border Collie.

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So go on! Gather up all of your friends and start capturing those happy days of summer!

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