London-based photographer Alan Schaller is mostly known for his surreal, high contrast black and white photography that portrays “the realities and diversities of human life.” However, people are not the only subject that this street photographer aims to reveal through his works. This ongoing project celebrates a unique relationship we have with our feline friends.

These images that Schaller captures during his travels around the world show different personalities each dog has, from tiny puppies to huge hounds. The process involves getting familiar with the dog first, creating some kind of a bond and gaining their trust. "I find dogs are in general more consistently friendly, unpredictable, and amusing than humans," says Schaller. "Almost every dog I have photographed, unless the scenario has been tragic, has made me laugh at some point when meeting it."

Photographer hopes that his images will encourage people to help various charities that allow you to adopt a dog or support them through donations. Scroll down to explore Alan Schaller's works for yourself. 

More info: alanschaller.com | Instagram (h/t)

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Arctic Circle, Norway

Arctic Circle, Norway

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Jeeves 1 year ago

He looks like such a goofball <3

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London, UK

London, UK

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Matthew Hyder 1 year ago

Wish I couls comment on the thing as a ehole but do you mean canine not feline? :p

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Surrey, UK

Surrey, UK

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Zori the degu 1 year ago

If I was born a dog, I would probably be something like this little fellow.

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#4

Kolkata, India

Kolkata, India

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Hari Onago 1 year ago

This little one seems to be a stray :(

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#5

Volterra, Italy

Volterra, Italy

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Rosa Kim 1 year ago

i personally identity with this bulldog on an intense level

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Pisa, Italy

Pisa, Italy

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Jeeves 1 year ago

Awesome photography and gorgeous dogs. What else could you want in life?

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#7

Koh Phayam, Thailand

Koh Phayam, Thailand

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Zori the degu 1 year ago

Thai ridjebacks?

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#8

London, UK

London, UK

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Lou Wow 1 year ago

Dog stares at you in a Cockney accent.

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#9

West Wittering Beach, West Sussex, UK

West Wittering Beach, West Sussex, UK

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Diane Mackereth 1 year ago

Oh that waters cold!!

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West Wittering Beach, West Sussex, UK

West Wittering Beach, West Sussex, UK

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Herb Skovronek 1 year ago

could that really be a red and white Irish Setter? I just learned they exist earlier today.

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London, UK

London, UK

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J. Pell 1 year ago

My name is Lord Stanley Chippendog, the Third. And you are?

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#12

Los Angeles, USA

Los Angeles, USA

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Patti 1 year ago

Poor thing looks homeless. No leash and looks thin

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#13

London, UK

London, UK

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Rosa Kim 1 year ago

a smol pupper in a big world <3

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London, UK

London, UK

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Lisa Shaw 1 year ago

this looks like a picture of my dog, but we live in London, Canada not the U.K.

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London, UK

London, UK

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Gabrielle Causey 1 year ago

This is a very good dog. I just know it. A big puppy

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#16

Casino Royale, Monaco

Casino Royale, Monaco

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Ali Matheson 1 year ago

somehow i expect a Monaco pooch to look just like this...

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London, UK

London, UK

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Jeeves 1 year ago

It took me a while to see what the photo actually was... ambiguous photography

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#18

Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul, Turkey

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Rosa Kim 1 year ago

whatcha lookin at bud??

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London, UK

London, UK

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Rafaella Bueno 1 year ago

If only it was possible to bring dogs with you in public transportation here...

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London, UK

London, UK

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Wamma Lamma 1 year ago

That is a movie waiting to happen

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#21

London, UK

London, UK

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Jeeves 1 year ago

Is there are more happy thing in the world than a dog with their head out the window?

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London, UK

London, UK

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Stille20 1 year ago

SO happy

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New York, USA

New York, USA

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Jeeves 1 year ago

Behold, viewers, for this is a rare sight: a happy dog with a Cone of Shame

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#24

Helsinki, Finland

Helsinki, Finland

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Ashley Mason 1 year ago

doggo doing a stretch

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#25

Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul, Turkey

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Diana Hockley 1 year ago

Poor sweet thing.

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London, UK

London, UK

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Patti 1 year ago

I love dachshunds

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London, UK

London, UK

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Mindy Megas-Loucks 1 year ago

"Dafuq you lookin' at?"

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West Wittering Beach, West Sussex, UK

West Wittering Beach, West Sussex, UK

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Lani 1 year ago

Loving the beach!

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#29

New York, USA

New York, USA

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Kim Lorton 1 year ago

Not an accessory! Just a safer way to transport !

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London, UK

London, UK

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Gabrielle Causey 1 year ago

Tiny, but mighty.

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Antibes, France

Antibes, France

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Jeeves 1 year ago

Adorable. The definition of inquisitive.

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London, UK

London, UK

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Theresa Sisk 1 year ago

Comfortable companions.

#33

Cannes, France

Cannes, France

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London, UK

London, UK

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Zori the degu 1 year ago

There's never been a breed with such a strong presence in such a small size other than the jack russel.

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Surrey, UK

Surrey, UK

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Cam Marx 1 year ago

"Is that McDonalds?!?"

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Venice Beach, Los Angeles, USA

Venice Beach, Los Angeles, USA

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Theresa Sisk 1 year ago

Left! Left! Turn left!