Pete, our first Aussie who died shortly after his seventh birthday, had beautiful, expressive brown eyes that helped make his innate sweetness all the more endearing.
I was reviewing images stored on a solid state hard drive and found the photos we shot the day we visited the farm east of Crawfordsville where Pete and his littermates awaited adoption in November, 2005.
Pete’s dad was a miniature Aussie and his mom was a full-size Aussie. We had a few photos of his mother and it immediately became obvious where he got his soulful eyes.
Here’s Pete’s mom: