A letter to my dog is the website collecting stories for photographer Robin Layton’s book project. Dog owners from across the United States are encouraged to write a letter to their dog, include a photo, and upload both to the site.
This year, Layton will select some of the submissions and visit the dogs and their owners for professional photographs – and the letters and photos will go into his book. A contribution from the proceeds of the book will be donated to the Humane Society of the United States.
What I like about the site is that people can include the breed of their dog as part of their submission (and there’s a category for mixed breeds, too!). If you’re partial to the Dalmatian, for example, you can click on the Dalmatian link and read all the stories submitted by Dalmatian owners.
What I really like about the site is that it is a great pick-me-up after a long day. It’s dedicated to the bond between dog and owner and gives owners a chance to express their great love for their dog. Excellent reading!
Full of jokes and hugs, you always know how to make me laugh, even in my darkest depression.
The way you look at me, it makes me feel as if I am every thing good in the world, because that is what you see in me.
I am so happy to have you and I hope you live a lot more years.
How could we have known when we walked into the animal control (the pound) the special connection and impact you would have on our lives.
I adopted you 9 years ago, and I still have vivid memories of that day when I came to pick you up.
This might seem a little odd because you can’t read, so I’ll explain it to you over a beer and a few treats very soon.
You instantly won my heart and even managed to win over my mom.