Chris Purves makes his living photographing purebreds at dog shows, but he has a soft spot for mutts, as well. Daybreak's Andrew Kurjata where Chris was taking part in an event called "Puparazzi."
We also asked our listeners to share their pet photos. Here's a few of them:
View the story "Daybreak's pets" on Storify] Daybreak's pets In Prince George, the SPCA held a special "puparazzi" where professional photographers capture animals up for adoption. We asked our listeners to share photos of their rescued animal friends.
Storified by CBC Daybreak North · Thu, May 17 2012 13:28:19
Things started off with Daybreak hosts sharing their own rescue stories.
Tomorrow we meet the Puparazzi at the SPCA. Share stories about your adopted with us here or email firstname.lastname@example.org.CBC Daybreak North
See my profile pic? That's my beloved shelter dog, Huxley. Tomorrow @daybreaknorth wants to know about your rescue animal.Carolina de Ryk
My former alley cat, Ciao Ciao, walks with me to work every morning. He's tougher than me. Share your rescue animal story on @daybreaknorthCarolina de Ryk
How pretty is yr pound pet? My Lucy was once wild gang dog from W Quesnel, now a glamorous gramma. Proud petters tweet @daybreaknorth #DBNBetsy Trumpener
Then our listeners got in on the action-- mostly dogs....
@daybreaknorth Our 10 month old rescue dog Sophie is gentle with our young son and loves mountain biking! #perfectfit #bestdogever #adoptKasper L Green
@daybreaknorth meet Latte, a pound puppy at the SPCA in #yxj. How do u beat those eyes? http://yfrog.com/j2sfseqjTammy Hrab
@daybreaknorth This is Helios, my favourite SPCA mutt sticking out his tongue. That's my boy! :-) #yxj #spca http://twitpic.com/9m22whKathrynB_FSJ
@daybreaknorth This little sweetheart is waiting for a home at the fsj spca - Latte http://yfrog.com/h43p1gdqjTroy Henderson
@Rupertsmaven @daybreaknorth http://best.dog.in.the.world. http://pic.twitter.com/IBzkRpsmCraig O
@Rupertsmaven @TJonesHrab @daybreaknorth The best dogs are at @northpeacespca! I already adopted the best one, but rest are wonderful too!KathrynB_FSJ
@BetsyTrumpener Here's my wife and our Juno who we got at the #DawsonCreek #SPCA 2 1/2 years ago. http://yfrog.com/mnikozjJosh Anderson
@daybreaknorth @Rupertsmaven #yxj I already have 2 rescue dogs, but I Iove looking at Latte. I want her to find a forever home.Tammy Hrab
But @ryandpg has his own fishy rescue story.
@daybreaknorth my old roommate @ryletourneau was planning to eat them. So I guess I adopted them http://pic.twitter.com/3vhxl8qARyan Standeven
Thanks to everyone who shared their story!