Dog of the Day: Nash the Curly-Coated Retriever

Finally! I’ve been hunting for these guys for ages. They are so awesome: one of the first retriever breeds (along with the flat-coated retrievers), and ridiculous looking, with the squared-off retriever body and the poodle-like coat! Plus they’re super-rare, and it’s always cool to run across a rare breed.

Nash’s dad, it turns out, is one of the founders of a pet supplies company that is based in San Francisco, called Luxury Pets, and Nash may soon be one of the spokesdogs of the company. Go Nash!

(The last three pictures I got from Nash’s dad, although the one with the white background was taken by a professional photographer.)

Curly-Coated Retriever

Aww. Sweet face! Looks like a Lab expression.

Curly-Coated Retriever

Big yawn. Nash has great pearly-whites...

Curly-Coated Retriever

...as you can see! VICIOUS DOG! EVERYBODY RUN!

Curly-Coated Retriever

Yup. Vicious. Evil nasty vicious... cuddly... dog.

Curly-Coated Retriever

The ever-popular 'canine speedbump' pose.

Curly-Coated Retriever

Aww, sweet puppydog eyes!

Curly-Coated Retriever

Plaintive gaze. Wonder what he's thinking? (Also, see? I'm not the only one who has trouble bringing out detail on black dogs in the sun!)

Curly-Coated Retriever

Pretty contrast.

Curly-Coated Retriever

All I can say is, whaaaaaat? How did this professional photographer turn Nash BROWN?

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