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A Raw Glimpse Into The Lives Of Street Dogs


Traer Scott is a Rhode Island-based photographer who has traveled throughout Puerto Rico and Mexico in order to capture the plight of stray dogs on camera.

“In making Street Dogs, I traveled extensively with animal rescuers throughout urban and rural areas of both countries in an attempt to document the many facets of animal abandonment and abuse as well along with the efforts being made to bring about change,” she writes on her website.

The result was a photo series of dogs, begging, frolicking, struggling, and surviving. Check out these images from her collection called Street Dogs, which we borrowed, with permission, from her website.

Siblings

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Nursing Mother

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Wolly and Onyx

dog 3

Daryl

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Cocker Spaniel

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New Arrival at Dead Dog Beach

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Surrogate Mother

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Rear View

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Bakery

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Pack at Rural Dump

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Gumdrop

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Senior

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Puppy at a Dump

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Alpha

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Special thanks to Scott for letting us share these provocative pictures. Check out her beautiful book Street Dogs, which is available for purchase here.

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Written by Karen Tietjen
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