NewsDepth Petting Zoo: Canine Becomes Social Media Star
Videos of doggy fun, shot from the dog's perspective, are a hit on social media.
THIS 4 YEAR OLD RESCUE LOVES NOTHING MORE THAN PLAYING WITH HER CANINE COMPANIONS AT THE DOG PARK.
" ... She just has a very sweet demeanor, very loving dog, snuggles up. Very well behaved thankfully ..."
KEN'S DAUGHTER SUSIE LOVES GETTING SHOTS OF THE DOG PARK ACTION.
SHE EVEN STARTED AN INSTAGRAM HANDLE FOR TULA, CALLED CANINE HAPPY HOUR. AND THERE'S SOMETHING VERY DIFFERENT ABOUT IT FROM OTHER DOG SOCIAL MEDIA PAGES.
" ... Now Susie started Canine Happy Hour back in January after trying to get shots of Tula playing with her friends on her own- she decided to try a new approach. Ohhhhh ..."
" ... It really wasn't working becuase when I got close to the dogs and they were playing, they'd just stop playing and pay attention to me. ..."
SO SUSIE DECIDED TO PUT TULA IN CONTROL. WITH A GO PRO MOUNTED TO HER HARNESS SHE CATCHES HER PLAYMATES IN ACTION, FROM HER POINT OF VIEW..
" ... I really like capturing what the dogs would be like if humans weren't there and capturing true interactions. ..."
THE CAMERA TAKES 2 PICTURES EVERY SECOND. AFTER A TYPICAL DOG PARK VISIT, THEY END UP WITH ABOUT 7 THOUSAND PHOTOS. SUSIE GOES THROUGH AND PICS THE BEST ONES. IT'S A PROCESS THAT OFTEN ENDS UP WITH A LOT OF LAUGHS.
" ... there's pictures of dogs in the air with no feet on the ground. they look like little ballerinas and dogs like mid jump that are really really cute ..."
IT TURNS OUT, SHE'S NOT THE ONLY ONE. CANINE HAPPY HOUR HAS TAKEN OFF.
" ... One of the articles that was published on Facebook got two thousand shares on facebook, so the response has been really amazing ..."