Featuring an engagement session with a gorgeous background like this one from Abbey Armstrong Photography in Boise, Idaho, is always a treat. However, the best part is seeing the happy humans and their pup. Harper, the Bernese Mountain Dog, looks as delighted as her humans!
From Abbey: “Katie and Charlie met by literally bumping into each other at work while living in Seattle. He was the big Important CEO guy, and Katie was just working there for fun. After that little bump, they continued to talk and eventually made a move clear to Boise together! Of course, they had to get a dog, the most perfect dog.
From Katie: “Harper came into our lives three years ago as a boisterous little ball of fur and quickly grew into the most loving giant. She loves to hike and explore new trails, but her favorite activity would be cuddling. She’s basically a big fluffy body pillow always looking for someone to snuggle. Harper has the biggest heart and has no problem flopping on a stranger’s foot to say hello, which is basically how we’ve met most of Boise.
Three years ago, we were sitting on our couch in Denver when we received a phone call that a boisterous 12-week old puppy needed a loving home. It took us less than a second to say yes. And less than 24 hours to hop on a flight to Oregon to pick her up. The second she saw us she melted into our arms with all her weight and barked at us for more attention. We quickly learned who was boss. Her favorite activity as a puppy was gently grabbing the end of the toilet paper from our hallway bathroom and running it all the way into the living room in one unbroken strand. It was quite impressive. Now three years later and 85 lbs heavier, Harper is still that happy, playful boisterous girl who has melted our heart and changed our lives.”
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About Abbey Armstrong Photography: Based in Pocatello, Idaho, Abbey specializes in wedding photography and videography.
oh my goodness this is one of my fav breeds and i love how sweet this couple is with him too. great photos~
Wow! I love to see pictures that incorporate the love of animals. These look beautiful and I love it.
Lian Wright says
This is such an amazing story. Harper must bring so much joy to this couple’s life. The photos really help to show this special family’s bond.
I’m a small dog person, but Harper is a total sweetheart. Great photos, the camera loves those three.
Amber Myers says
So sweet. It’s nice that you were able to give her a home. These are such pretty photos.
Terri Steffes says
A mountain dog is a gorgeous dog! The photo shoot is wonderful, what love is between this couple! The dog is feeling it, too!
Bernese Mountain Dogs aren’t common where I live, so I rarely see them. Each time I do I am struck by how beautiful they are!
Bernese Mountain dogs are so pretty. I love that her dress sort of matches the dog’s fur.
Nancy at Whispered Inspirations says
What a gorgeous couple and their dog is so so adorable. What a lovely, lovely, family!
Kita Roberts says
The photos are all so stunning! I can’t keep my eyes from looking at these all over again! Harper looks like a really sweet and charming dog
Ruth I says
These are beautiful and remarkable photos! The two of you look great together. Best wishes for the both of you.
I love this kind of dog. I didn’t know the name before now but I’ve always wanted one. These photos are gorgeous.
Such lovely and sweet engagement photos. Harper is so adorable and looks like she’s having a great time in that photo shoot too.
These are some very beautiful photos. I really love the dog too. What a gorgeous dog that is.
Harper is a happy looking doggy. I love Bernese Mountain Dogs, they are so grand in size but look so, so cuddly. What a beautiful photo opp to have. Thanks for sharing this family’s happiness with us.
Jenn @ EngineerMommy says
These are such awesome pictures. Harper looks really friendly and fun to play with. I bet these images will be cherished for a long time.
Harper is a beautiful dog! I haven’t seen any Bernese mountain dog before. A nice breed!
Amy H says
Oh my gosh, Harper steals the show! Such a beautiful dog. I love how quick they were to get Harper. <3
Jana Rade says
Bernice Mountain Dogs are such sweethearts. And it looks like Harper found the perfect loving family.