Following Atticus: Forty-Eight High Peaks, One Little Dog, and an Extraordinary Friendship by Tom Ryan is published by William Morrow. It tells the story of my adventures with Atticus M. Finch, a little dog of some distinction. You can also find our column in the NorthCountry News.

Tuesday, July 05, 2016

Recent Samwise Photos by Ken Stampfer






17 comments:

bethany fowler said...

Great pictures!Samwise is really growing and a quick learner with a wonderful teacher!

Angela Daprato said...

I love how leggy he's getting and such wonderful floppy ears! His spirit shines through!

Ann Benford said...

...in a world of turbulence these photos lift my spirit and make me smile. Thank you!🐶

sistermek said...

So fun to see him discover his world

Paul Ilmer said...

Handsome guy! Nature's dignity.

Ellen Freydl said...

Love these photos. Interest and happiness in his face.

Dawn Middlestead said...

What remarkable photographs of Samwise. He is a very happy boy. Thanks Dr. Stampfer for taking them to share with us.

mlaiuppa said...

What a happy fellow Sam is. He seems to be very interested in everything around him, just soaking up life.

He has such a cheerful, sincere face. I love his big floppy ears.

You two are so lucky to have found each other.

Donna Jean said...

GREAT photos of Samwise in his new home environment!!! Thanks for sharing!!

ladypastry said...

That is ONE joy-filled dog!

Michelle said...

So happy for you both, together as you should be ��

Barb said...

Samwise looks like he is getting stronger and taller Sweet, playful puppy He is learning about so many life lessons. Tom you are teaching respect and coexisting with other beings on earth its so wonderful to see how Samwise listens too you
The photos are amazing too Thank you for sharing the pictures and for keeping up to date of your new adventures

Missymia said...

Happy young boy!!! From death to life!! Awesome!!!! Bless you Tom for saving this beautiful pup!!!

C said...

Love these! The wonder abpnd joy that Samwise is experiencing is a joy to behold. He's leaping into the water! Running free, full of love, surrounded by love. I wish that for all of us.

No more cages, Samwise - onward!

Beckie Jani said...

What a happy guy!

Beth Schell said...

I am so happy that you have found each other. Life takes some interesting turns, doesn't it?

Vera said...

We all need a Samwise in our lives...and someone needs us to be Samwise in their's.- from a post on a Lord of the Rings site. It's like opening the Bible and finding a random passage that fits you.