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Gilay, waiting patiently

(and upside-down) for a BellyRub!

154 responses

  • May Lattanzio

    May Lattanzio gave props (15 Sep 2008):

    I have a couple who love lying on their backs - thanks for the inspiration.

  • Martin E. Morris

    Martin E. Morris (Deleted) gave props (15 Sep 2008):

    Very amusing!!!

  • Camille Susak

    Camille Susak gave props (15 Sep 2008):


  • Renee Cettie

    Renee Cettie gave props (15 Sep 2008):

    Too cute!! I love bulldogs too!!

  • Bernadette Lester

    Bernadette Lester said (30 Sep 2008):

    lol that's sooo cute!!!

  • Micci Shannon

    Micci Shannon gave props (3 Oct 2008):

    How adorable!

  • Corinne Buchanan

    Corinne Buchanan said (5 Oct 2008):

    Ha, interesting perspective. :)

  • Jessica Martinez

    Jessica Martinez gave props (13 Oct 2008):


  • :) L P

    :) L P gave props (16 Oct 2008):

    OMG....soooooo ADORABLE! this is definitely one of my favorites here on jpg! great job!

  • Laura Boston-Thek

    Laura Boston-Thek gave props (16 Oct 2008):

    AWESOME...what a personality this character has!!

  • Martie Last

    Martie Last said (19 Oct 2008):

    Man's best friend at his most lovable! Great catch!

  • triciamary

    triciamary gave props (19 Oct 2008):

    So funny! Love the angle and that you put it in Zen! Perfect.

  • Loree McComb

    Loree McComb   gave props (20 Oct 2008):

    What a great capture

  • Angela Hunter

    Angela Hunter gave props (20 Oct 2008):

    Great shot.

  • Kaia Riane Calhoun

    Kaia Riane Calhoun said (20 Oct 2008):

    This is funny! Nice shot

  • Joel Mcafee

    Joel Mcafee (Deleted) gave props (22 Oct 2008):

    What a wonderful image....Dogs rule !

  • megan franklin

    megan franklin gave props (23 Oct 2008):

    that's so cute. Nice photography. I love all your work

  • Lin Taylor

    Lin Taylor gave props (23 Oct 2008):

    now that is a face.

  • Deborah Ziegler

    Deborah Ziegler gave props (23 Oct 2008):

    this is such a great shot!!!. . loveit!!

  • Jelena

    Jelena said (25 Oct 2008):

    Total col :)

  • Natalie S

    Natalie S gave props (25 Oct 2008):

    She had quite the personality didn't she? So fun. Wonderful, silly image.

  • Julie Stiefel

    Julie Stiefel gave props (26 Oct 2008):

    HA !! So way beyond zen and into the zone of HILARIOUS !!! GREAT capture !!

  • Lynne Dorr

    Lynne Dorr gave props (28 Oct 2008):

    oh my gosh, what a funny shot! Love it!

  • Natalia Delgado

    Natalia Delgado gave props (28 Oct 2008):

    LOL This picture is great!! I love it. Totally zen as well, dogs are the masters of enlightment

  • Penny Nannini

    Penny Nannini   gave props (29 Oct 2008):

    this was my first smile in my otherwise stressful morning...thanks!

  • Sheryl Zajdowicz

    Sheryl Zajdowicz gave props (29 Oct 2008):


  • Svetlovskiy Alexandr

    Svetlovskiy Alexandr said (30 Oct 2008):

    :) :) :) Very funny mug

  • Svetlovskiy Alexandr

    Svetlovskiy Alexandr gave props (30 Oct 2008):

    :) :) :) Very funny mug

  • Patricia Shanahan

    Patricia Shanahan gave props (30 Oct 2008):

    Absolutely adorable ! GREAT shot !

  • CK Amstutz

    CK Amstutz gave props (30 Oct 2008):

    Awesome capture!

  • Charidy Bunsa

    Charidy Bunsa gave props (30 Oct 2008):

    Spectacuar photo!!!!

  • Bonnans jennifer

    Bonnans jennifer (Deleted) gave props (31 Oct 2008):

    it's very funny!! you're very patient! good capture!! I love it!

  • Janice Mezzacappa

    Janice Mezzacappa (Deleted) gave props (2 Nov 2008):

    Soooo cute, love it!!

  • Laurie Search

    Laurie Search gave props (2 Nov 2008):

    Oh my gosh, this is just toooo cute!! Yep, I'd say he/she is relaxed!!! :)

  • Melinda Smith

    Melinda Smith gave props (3 Nov 2008):

    Dogs are the most wonderful creatures on the planet. I love this!

  • Nancy Richard

    Nancy Richard gave props (3 Nov 2008):

    Love the perspective! LOL

  • sasha ormond

    sasha ormond said (3 Nov 2008):

    this is KILLING me! KILLING ME! she's just so fantastic!

  • Judy Wanamaker

    Judy Wanamaker (Deleted) gave props (3 Nov 2008):

    Very funny shot! Cute perspective.

  • Caitlin Heath

    Caitlin Heath said (3 Nov 2008):

    OhMiGosh! this is the cutest picture ever!

  • Amanda Seibert

    Amanda Seibert said (6 Nov 2008):

    aahhhhhhh amazin!

  • Christie Severin

    Christie Severin (Deleted) said (6 Nov 2008):

    this is amazing

  • Marela

    Marela said (9 Nov 2008):

    so cute! love this shot

  • Joe Schaf

    Joe Schaf   gave props (11 Nov 2008):

    Puppy! Very Cool Shot Dave!

  • Wallace Jones

    Wallace Jones gave props (13 Nov 2008):

    great pic... great title... really captures the dog's actions

  • Bonnie Blanton

    Bonnie Blanton (Deleted) gave props (13 Nov 2008):

    now that is relaxation! Great photo!

  • Jay El

    Jay El said (14 Nov 2008):

    An historic & compromising position, Dave...
    More than zen. Erwittianesque...
    Great concept & BxW to boot.

  • Cathi Weber

    Cathi Weber gave props (14 Nov 2008):

    How sweet, what a adorable picture

  • Sarah Dudley

    Sarah Dudley gave props (16 Nov 2008):

    Genius! Made me laugh. :)

  • Tannaz santos

    Tannaz santos said (17 Nov 2008):

    How cute!

  • Chandi Weber

    Chandi Weber gave props (18 Nov 2008):

    omg he is sooo cute

  • Rebecca Sheehan

    Rebecca Sheehan said (18 Nov 2008):

    That is an awesome picture. Dogs do rule!

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda (Deleted) gave props (21 Nov 2008):

    great entry

  • Tani Livengood

    Tani Livengood said (22 Nov 2008):

    Lovin this

  • Diane Peterson

    Diane Peterson gave props (24 Nov 2008):

    LOL..this is great!

  • Sarah Terokowskie

    Sarah Terokowskie gave props (26 Nov 2008):

    LOL cute shot, made me smile :)

  • Sandy Tyler

    Sandy Tyler (Deleted) gave props (29 Nov 2008):

    This one made me LOL

  • Monique Finley

    Monique Finley said (8 Dec 2008):

    Aw, now that is livin', truly livin'!!!

  • Alain Mijngheer

    Alain Mijngheer gave props (9 Dec 2008):

    Yes that is total Zen :)

  • Bonnie Blanton

    Bonnie Blanton (Deleted) gave props (9 Dec 2008):

    yep, vote:)

  • Judy Wanamaker

    Judy Wanamaker (Deleted) said (9 Dec 2008):

    Back to vote. Thanks for the reminder.

  • Alexis - Now on Flickr

    Alexis - Now on Flickr gave props (9 Dec 2008):

    My vote in spades!

  • :) L P

    :) L P gave props (10 Dec 2008):

    without a doubt... definitely got my vote!

  • Tiia Vissak

    Tiia Vissak gave props (10 Dec 2008):

    yes, of course!

  • Martie Last

    Martie Last gave props (10 Dec 2008):

    Gotta vote "Yeah!" on this priceless entry!

  • triciamary

    triciamary gave props (10 Dec 2008):

    Back to vote! Still love this shot.

  • Julie Stiefel

    Julie Stiefel gave props (10 Dec 2008):

    Voted !! A big YEAH !!

  • Patricia Shanahan

    Patricia Shanahan gave props (10 Dec 2008):

    Came back and Voted ! Love this shot !

  • Penny Nannini

    Penny Nannini   gave props (10 Dec 2008):

    back to vote

  • Jessica Martinez

    Jessica Martinez gave props (10 Dec 2008):


  • Wallace Jones

    Wallace Jones gave props (10 Dec 2008):

    I came back to vote! Great photo... and perfect for the theme!!!

  • Renee Cettie

    Renee Cettie gave props (10 Dec 2008):

    came back to vote :) way too cute!!

  • Laura Boston-Thek

    Laura Boston-Thek gave props (10 Dec 2008):

    Hahha!! Awesome!! VERY ZEN

  • Tannaz santos

    Tannaz santos gave props (10 Dec 2008):

    Looks relax to me... you got my vote!

  • Natalia Delgado

    Natalia Delgado said (10 Dec 2008):

    Hehe, voted!!

  • sasha ormond

    sasha ormond said (10 Dec 2008):


  • catharine amato

    catharine amato gave props (10 Dec 2008):

    my vote!!

  • Angela Hunter

    Angela Hunter gave props (10 Dec 2008):

    Sums it up perfectly. Great shot mate. :o)

  • Deborah Ziegler

    Deborah Ziegler gave props (10 Dec 2008):

    you got my vote!!

  • francesco scipioni

    francesco scipioni gave props (10 Dec 2008):

    that's fantastic!

  • Sandy Tyler

    Sandy Tyler (Deleted) gave props (11 Dec 2008):

    Got my vote Dave, very awesome photo, just crazy cool!!!

  • Vira Telyakova

    Vira Telyakova said (11 Dec 2008):

    my vote!

  • Catherine Hadler

    Catherine Hadler gave props (12 Dec 2008):

    yeay, back to vote, this still makes me smile ;o)

  • Natalie S

    Natalie S gave props (12 Dec 2008):

    I am only too happy to come back and vote for this silly, sweet canine

  • Milica Tepavac

    Milica Tepavac said (17 Dec 2008):

    very sweet and full of life portfolio

  • Rebecca Sheehan

    Rebecca Sheehan gave props (17 Dec 2008):

    got my vote!

  • Karen K Smith

    Karen K Smith gave props (19 Dec 2008):

    Oh this ROCKS!

  • Mr Ford

    Mr Ford (Deleted) gave props (22 Dec 2008):

    awesome shot mate! love all your dog shots too...

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham (Deleted) gave props (28 Dec 2008):

    I love, love, love this. Voting yes.

  • Lesley S

    Lesley S (Deleted) gave props (31 Dec 2008):

    Absolutely love this shot - and the dog!!! Voting YEAH!

  • KPRJ

    KPRJ (Deleted) gave props (2 Jan 2009):

    You just gotta love this kid :P My vote

  • Bernadette Lester

    Bernadette Lester gave props (4 Jan 2009):

    Always love this pic!!! How adorable!! You know you've got MY vote!! ;) Good Luck!! VOTE FOR THIS PIC PPL!!!! :D A+++

  • Cara Wheeler

    Cara Wheeler said (6 Jan 2009):

    this picture made me smile!!! FANTASTIC SHOT....

  • ! Denise Gomez !

    ! Denise Gomez ! gave props (7 Jan 2009):

    What a precious pup! Great photo!!

  • peggy gardner

    peggy gardner gave props (7 Jan 2009):

    priceless !

  • Nell Mednick

    Nell Mednick said (8 Jan 2009):

    that zen is worth ten

  • katie seymour

    katie seymour said (14 Jan 2009):

    mine smiles when he lays down!

  • Tracey Stevens

    Tracey Stevens (Deleted) gave props (15 Jan 2009):

    I love this pic lol. Made me snort lol

  • Leanna Lomanski

    Leanna Lomanski gave props (19 Jan 2009):

    Great photo Dave! My vote for sure.

  • Shane W. Link

    Shane W. Link said (22 Jan 2009):

    Excellent Capture. Got My Vote.

  • lisa anderson

    lisa anderson gave props (25 Jan 2009):

    what a great shot!

  • Chiara Aguzzi

    Chiara Aguzzi said (1 Feb 2009):

    hihi funny!

  • Nicolette Work

    Nicolette Work said (2 Feb 2009):

    OMG...when I seen this photo I started laughing ...this is adorable!

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (6 Feb 2009):

    Came back to vote again, because not all your votes are up!

  • Debbie Marshall

    Debbie Marshall said (7 Feb 2009):

    How cute, you have gorgeous dogs. Great capture

  • Christine Nichole

    Christine Nichole said (10 Feb 2009):

    love this picture! i've always wanted a dog like this. and thanks for giving me that advise! i really hope to become a good photographer one day

  • keri rae

    keri rae said (16 Feb 2009):

    hahaha this is great. i have a million pictures of my dog too =)

  • Mal Stewart

    Mal Stewart said (18 Feb 2009):

    Sorry Dave, I just realised that you have already checked that shot out..that's how I got onto you. Please forgive my short memory.
    Cheers Mal.

  • Catherine Waldron

    Catherine Waldron gave props (1 Mar 2009):

    all time favorite.

  • Michelle Musikantow

    Michelle Musikantow gave props (1 Mar 2009):

    ahhhh sooo cute great shot@

  • Kat Jeter

    Kat Jeter (Deleted) said (1 Mar 2009):

    Absolutely love this! Great work.

  • MicheleMitrovich

    MicheleMitrovich (Deleted) gave props (16 Mar 2009):

    Adorable shot! Definitely "Yes"!

  • Lise Daes

    Lise Daes (Deleted) gave props (28 Mar 2009):

    Thaaat is sooo cute

  • Yasmin Knudsen

    Yasmin Knudsen said (1 Apr 2009):

    awww :) Love this one :)

  • Rebecca Strang

    Rebecca Strang gave props (9 Apr 2009):

    Fantastic! Great capture of your friend in his element - waitin' for some lovin'!

  • Gary Joseph Cohen כוהן

    Gary Joseph Cohen כוהן (Deleted) gave props (11 Apr 2009):

    Perhaps the most "zen" entry I've seen yet.

  • Sheryl Flook

    Sheryl Flook (Deleted) gave props (22 Apr 2009):


  • Karen Zimmerman

    Karen Zimmerman gave props (27 Apr 2009):

    OMG this is totally zen and adorable! Bet he snores. :-)

  • Tatiana Zimina

    Tatiana Zimina gave props (23 May 2009):

    Very funny shot!

  • Aj Offsuit

    Aj Offsuit said (7 Jun 2009):

    Very Cute.

  • linda woods

    linda woods gave props (7 Jul 2009):


  • debby raskin

    debby raskin said (17 Jul 2009):

    The BEST!!!

  • Nina Huettmann

    Nina Huettmann gave props (22 Jul 2009):

    gorgeous! :oD

  • Mira Fertin

    Mira Fertin (Deleted) gave props (4 Aug 2009):

    lol def very relaxed dog!!

  • Ebla Maleh

    Ebla Maleh gave props (7 Aug 2009):

    such a cool shot! :-)

  • Katie Damien

    Katie Damien gave props (10 Aug 2009):

    love the expression. Great orientation!

  • Latrenia Bryant

    Latrenia Bryant gave props (3 Sep 2009):

    Awesome! I love B&W shots! This is sooo cute.

  • Ed Puskas

    Ed Puskas gave props (28 Sep 2009):

    Fun shot, nicely done!

  • Suvarna Mollerup

    Suvarna Mollerup gave props (29 Sep 2009):

    lol, took a few moments for me to realize what this was, great shot!

  • Suzanne Arnold

    Suzanne Arnold (Deleted) gave props (30 Sep 2009):

    very sweet; good shot!

  • Karen Foto Fiddler

    Karen Foto Fiddler (Deleted) gave props (30 Sep 2009):

    I am so glad I clicked on your spotlight! This is great!

  • Mike Melnotte

    Mike Melnotte gave props (3 Oct 2009):

    Great shot Dave. Just saw this on another site and thought it looked familiar...

  • May Lattanzio

    May Lattanzio gave props (4 Oct 2009):


  • Nelson Campbell

    Nelson Campbell (Deleted) gave props (19 Oct 2009):

    No words - wow ---!!!!

  • Martha Hughes

    Martha Hughes gave props (19 Oct 2009):

    Wonderful photograph!

  • david ong

    david ong gave props (22 Oct 2009):

    : ) a perfect capture!!!

  • Adonis A

    Adonis A gave props (26 Oct 2009):

    Best!Very creative

  • Dawn Duffield

    Dawn Duffield (Deleted) gave props (1 Nov 2009):


  • t c

    t c gave props (1 Nov 2009):

    What a great, great shot! Thank you for sharing this!!

  • Elizabeth Saporito

    Elizabeth Saporito gave props (3 Nov 2009):

    Hehehe... what a cutie! Great shot!

  • Claudio Schapsis

    Claudio Schapsis gave props (4 Nov 2009):


  • Nicole Ocampo

    Nicole Ocampo (Deleted) gave props (6 Nov 2009):

    it's not even fair how cute Gilay is! fantastic shot!

  • Aurora Bubbaloo

    Aurora Bubbaloo gave props (9 Nov 2009):

    Too cute!

  • Enric Martinez

    Enric Martinez said (12 Nov 2009):


    Nice model, so cute ^_^

  • Simona Ranieri

    Simona Ranieri said (15 Nov 2009):


  • Tiia Vissak

    Tiia Vissak gave props (15 Nov 2009):

    a cool b&w shot!

  • Cheryl Moore

    Cheryl Moore gave props (15 Nov 2009):

    Absolutely hilarious!

  • Conn Hutzell

    Conn Hutzell said (16 Nov 2009):

    Now that is hysterical! Great grab!!

  • DEB

    DEB (Deleted) gave props (14 Jan 2010):

    1 bully owner 2 another . . . love this! Great Shot!

  • ack polpis

    ack polpis said (23 Jan 2010):

    nothing better than an bullgood! love this pix!

  • Melissa Rieman

    Melissa Rieman gave props (27 Mar 2010):

    What a girl! Got tears running down my face for your loss, but, smiling at the same time, looking at this photo!

  • Troy Sieck

    Troy Sieck (Deleted) gave props (19 Aug 2010):

    Great capture and POV!!!

  • Diana Dobos

    Diana Dobos gave props (21 Apr 2011):

    This is the cutest thing I've EVER seen!

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