Brian Martin and I covered many miles of the Bruce and other trails over the years. Most often we were lead by the Trail Master, Shadow, Brian’s dog. When I’d drop by Brian’s home Shadow knew exactly what was ahead…a day on the trails.

Shadow’s photo was always a favorite and has resided in my portfolio for years. A photogenic and handsome canine.

Brian adopted Shadow from the Human Society in Jan of 2001. Turned out the be the best dog Brian could have ever hoped for.

“Shadow is hiking different trails now.”

– Brian

Brian remembers everything about the day of this photo (below). Where, when and all the nuances of the weather.

Shadow a.k.a The Trail Master. (click to enlarge)

Shadow by Marc Mantha

Brian at Webster’s Falls

Brian Martin at Webster's Falls by Marc Mantha

“Money may buy you a fine dog, but only love can make it wag its tail.”

Kinky Friedman

“Agreeable friends—they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms.”

George Eliot

“Isn’t it wonderful how dogs can win friends and influence people without ever reading a book?”

E.C. McKenzie

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