Item description for Cow Dogs: A Cowboy's Best Friend by David R. Stoecklein & Shirl Woodson...
A cowboy often considers his dog to be one of his most valuable assets and most loyal of companions. In this new coffee-table book, adults and kids alike will delight in David R. Stoecklein's portraits of working cow dogs on ranches across the West. From the adorable, innocent puppies to the tough, hardened old-timers, David captures the distinctive personality of each dog and the bond it shares with its owner.
After five years of publishing his popular COW DOGS calendar, David has compiled his favorite images into a wonderful book for all ages to enjoy-the perfect gift for friends and family members.
Dog-lovers will enjoy this collection of photographs that offer a glimpse into the life of a cow dog-at work, at rest, and at play. These animals are fun-loving yet fierce, and they possess an innate knowledge about ranch work. Their bravery and spirit will win the heart of any reader.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 10.5" Height: 10.5" Weight: 2.06 lbs.
Release Date Aug 1, 2002
Publisher Stoecklein Publishing
ISBN 1931153205 ISBN13 9781931153201
Availability 0 units.
More About David R. Stoecklein & Shirl Woodson
David W. Stevenson is the founder and co-owner of Two by Four, an advertising agency based in Chicago. Two by Four's clients include work for Western brands like Wrangler Jeanswear, Ariat boots, sooner Trailers, and more. Growing up in Dallas, David has always been around the western lifestyle. Additionally, through the many television and photography shoots he has art directed, he has developed a respect of the Western culture, its people, and imagery. David lives just outside of Chicago with his wife Becky, three kids, two dogs, two mice and a fish named Justin. David R. Stoecklein has worked closely with ranchers and cowboys from every Western state. Through his work, he has gained a deep understanding of and respect for cowboys. His quest to keep the spirit of the West alive is heartfelt and uncompromising. David spends every free moment photographing cowboys and all elements of their lives, preserving their heritage and traditions. David resides in Sun Valley with his wife, Mary, and their three sons.
David R. Stoecklein currently resides in the state of Idaho.
Reviews - What do customers think about Cow Dogs: A Cowboy's Best Friend?
Awesome Dogs, Awesome Photography Oct 13, 2004
This book is a must for anyone who shares their life with a Border Collie or Cattle Dog. The photography is spectacular. You won't be disappointed.
A joy to page through especially for dog lovers Dec 10, 2002
Cow Dogs by master photographer David R. Stoecklein is a captivating treasury of full-color photographs featuring a cowboy's dog. Each page has a striking visual image of capable animals who are indispensable canine companions for working cowboys, accentuated with a tongue-in-cheek quote. A joy to page through especially for dog lovers, Cow Dogs is a unique and welcome addition to personal and community library photography collections -- as well as recommended browsing for dog lovers on or off of a cattle ranch.