Hank the Golden Retriever enjoyed his lifestyle session with Jessica Wasik from Bark & Gold Photography in Pittsburgh, Pennslyvania. Although he was still technically a pup at the time of these photos, he is handsome!
From Jessica: “Hank was a nine-month-old golden retriever when we took these photos with his people in late October at Mingo Creek Park just outside of Pittsburgh.”
From Melinda: “Bill and I had been wanting to add a fur baby to our family for a while and we were finally able to make that dream a reality in March of this year! We really wanted a playful goofball to join us on hikes, exploring new places, and co-captaining our boat. Hank sure has kept us busy and laughing since the day we brought him home!
Somewhere along the way of listing names, Bill suggested Hank. We thought it was pretty funny to give an energetic puppy kind of an old man name so we went with it. After bringing Hank home, we are so happy we chose that name…it’s absolutely fitting and adorable!
His smile and eyes are probably our favorite physical traits of his.
We think Hank’s most favorite thing in the world is meeting new people! He gets very excited and wants to jump on the person to get as close as possible, but will calm down after a few minutes of some good chest pets.”
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About Bark & Gold Photography: Based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Jessica specializes in dog photography and the love between dogs and their humans. She is also a member of Hearts Speak.
It was wonderful to learn more about this family. They really have the perfect fur baby.
Amber Myers says
How precious! I’ve always liked Golden Retrievers. Hank is a sweet dog.
Bark & Gold Photogrpahy says
Thank you so much for sharing this wonderful family! Hank is so special to them and the love between them is so obvious.
Aww, what a great photo subject! Hank is a gorgeous dog, and all these photos came out great.
Chef Dennis says
Aww I really love looking at these stunning photos. Hank is such a wonderful dog and he really enjoyed every second of it.
I need to show these fotos to my kid. He loves dogs. And this one looks so sweet!
Gervin Khan says
These are stunning photos and I do love reading a beautiful story about fur baby/ies who became a part and love by a wonderful people like you.
What a ham he is. Looks like he was really enjoying having his picture taken!!
He makes me want to get a dog. He looks like such a sweet boy.
Kita Bryant says
Hank is the handsomest boy! I have always love golden retrievers.
Lizzie Lau says
Somebody needs to create a cartoon character based on Hank because his expression in the third photo is outstanding. He looks like he must be an absolute delight.
Rebecca Sanchez says
Hank, Melinda, and Bill make the perfect family! Hank has such an expressive face – he looks a bit mischievous too! In the third pic from the top it almost looks like Hank is beckoning readers to chase him!
Jana Rade says
I’m in love with Hank. And the silhouettes. You don’t see many silhouettes in dog photography.
Ruth Epstein says
He is so handsome and his smile adorable, love the name and they said it well, old man name for pup LOL
Jeni Hawkins says
Hank really looks happy in those photos. I always wanted to have a golden retriever. Perfect and adorable family.
Ruth I says
He looks adorable and mischievous. Any race of dogs are always the sweetest. I love dogs as much as I love this family.
monica y says
What an adorable dog, I really love seeing the pictures of the dogs with their families, such a good memory to have
The Dash Kitten Crew says
That dog hs SO MUCH character it’s gorgeous. What a gentle and simple photo shoot to treasure.
Angela Schneider says
Jessica! If you’re reading this, these images are friggin’ amazing. Well done you.
Sweet Purrfections says
I love Goldens. That’s the only breed of dog my cousin has ever had and they’ve always been great dogs.