By Annabel Fenwick Elliot For Dailymail.com

Published: 13:01 EST, 17 March 2015 | Updated: 13:14 EST, 17 March 2015

Famed pet photographer Sophie Gamand has unveiled her latest project, this time throwing hairless dog breeds into a different and more flattering light than we are used to.

French-born Ms Gamand, who is based in New York, explains on her website: 'With this series, I wanted to explore the unique beauty of hairless dogs who are often mocked or called "ugly".

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By Orlan Love, The Gazette

Published: April 21 2014 | 8:00 am in Front Rotator, Government, News,

NORTH LIBERTY — Dog enthusiasts are partnering with the state to revitalize a wildlife area while enhancing their own opportunities to train and enjoy time with their best friends.

“We’ve got about five years’ worth of projects lined up right now,” said Jason Hedlund, vice president of the Eastern Iowa Hunting Retriever Association, which is spearheading the effort to upgrade about 300 acres on the south edge of the state’s 13,708-acre Hawkeye Wildlife Management Area.

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