Melody Teh

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Mon, 16 Mar, 2015

Meet the sheepdog sisters who do everything together… including watching sunsets and going to McDonald’s

Meet the sheepdog sisters who do everything together… including watching sunsets and going to McDonald’s

Meet Sophie and Sarah, the sheepdog sisters who do everything together.

Their owner Cees Bol, from Sibculo, the Netherlands, documents all of their escapades from huddling together to watch a beautiful sunset to chowing down a burger at McDonald’s to celebrate their birthday.

“Once a year for Sophie's Birthday we go to McDonald’s and order French fries and burgers for them – a kind of doggy birthday party – which is where that photo came from,” explained Mr Bol.

The photos of the sheepdog sister have attracted a huge following on social media who are delighted at the pair’s shenanigans.  

“The main reason I take the photos is so I can make people happy and put a smile on their face - well, Sophie and Sarah do,” said Mr Bol.

“In a world full of bad things, I found a way to make it a little bit brighter. And seeing people happy makes me happy. We get a lot of messages about the pictures such as your pictures make my day, when I'm sad I look at your pictures and I feel better, your photos make me happy and warm,” he continued.

Sometimes the sister sheepdogs recruit their friends for more elaborate photo shoots.

“I come up with a lot of ideas that I try to turn into photographs. And if I need more dogs my friend joins me with his sheepdogs, Jason and Ashley,” said Mr Bol.

And it seems the Old English sheepdogs have even helped their owner find love.

“Hannake and I actually met because of the dogs, I had one Old English sheepdog and she had two. I needed someone to look after mine for a week and Hannake agreed. After that we went on a date and became a couple,” Mr Bol explained.

Image credits: Dewollewei

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