The Making of Batsam Begins

We thought it would be fun to show you some behind the scenes pictures from our making of the April 1 post today. It's all a lot of fun, but every so often I get the impression that Sam's doubting our sanity (e.g. picture #4). 

#7 is a much older picture (unposed, when Sam was just a 3 month pup) that was the inspiration for Batsam. He discovered that he can see out the windows above our front door from that vantage point at the top of the stairs.

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55 Comments

  • JAileen replied 1 year ago

    Terriers rule!

  • Mochi replied 1 year ago

    I cannot deal. It's too cute. 

  • AviaMariah replied 1 year ago

    Too cute!

  • Xtabay replied 1 year ago

    I am smitten to pieces with Batsam, world's only terrier supermodel.  Great photos.  Thanks for making my day!

  • approprio replied 1 year ago

    squeeeeee!!!!

  • Diana replied 1 year ago

    Too cute!

  • Angie replied 1 year ago

    Batsam is my favourite super hero. 

  • Isabel replied 1 year ago

    Omg number 6 is so adorable! Tears in the eyes!

  • rabbit replied 1 year ago

    so adorable, and an out of focus Angie in the background 'directing' is hilarious :)

  • deb replied 1 year ago

    He is so cute!!!

  • Joyce B replied 1 year ago

    Too cute! I love your super hero.

  • bonnie replied 1 year ago

    If I could have a dog, I would look for Sam's double. He seems like a perfect gentleman.

  • Karie replied 1 year ago

    OMGoodness! Callie Ann definitely has a crush on Sam - he looks so dashing in his cape!

  • anne replied 1 year ago

    Love them! Thanks Greg!

  • Lisa replied 1 year ago

    I adore the behind the scenes look as much as the finished product, thanks for sharing!

  • Marilyn replied 1 year ago

    Too cute!  Love the pics with mom in the background providing direction. :)

  • Eliza replied 1 year ago

    Love this. While Sam doesn't have to put any effort into being adorable, I see that his family must pitch in to create those perfect photos. Well done. 

  • Diane G replied 1 year ago

    *plonk* I cant bear all this cuteness!!  #4 cracks me up...I'm just imagining what he's thinking :D

  • Sheila replied 1 year ago

    Over-the-top cute!

  • replied 1 year ago

    So, so cute!

  • smittie replied 1 year ago

    I see Angie's personality coming through in these :)
    I see what you mean about your dog questioning your sanity....that look! Lol!

  • Firecracker replied 1 year ago

    I love #4: "Yeah, I see you there, Angie, but what's he doing back there??"
    Pictures of Sam are so adorable.
    Hey, we should have a meetup with Sam.

  • Maneera replied 1 year ago

    Angie in the background..tryin to get Batsam's attention and *pose* just right is too hilarious. I'm sure this was loads and loads of fun!

    I <3 Batsam!

    Emma says Hello!

  • Tanya replied 1 year ago

    Such cuteness should be illegal! He is absolutely adorable!

  • Ruby Tuesday replied 1 year ago

    Oh wow, I love these images, so much fun to see you coaxing Sam to pose.

  • rachylou replied 1 year ago

    I'm gonna capture Batsam and torture him with snuggles!!

  • Louise replied 1 year ago

    Dinner dinner dinner dinner BatSam! Love his doubting your sanity shot! Looks like he's saying 'seriously Dad is this for real'

  • Beth Ann replied 1 year ago

    Such fun!  He obviously is a curious little guy, and seems very happy keeping watch over the world from the top of the stairs!

  • skylurker replied 1 year ago

    Hahaha, not sure what's most funny : Sam's bewildered eyes or Angie dancing around him with treats.
    Thanks for sharing.

  • marianna replied 1 year ago

    I just love him! <3

  • Sterling replied 1 year ago

    SO unbelievably adorable.  

  • Runcarla replied 1 year ago

    Hahahaha! This just slays me!

  • jenanded replied 1 year ago

    He is soooo cute! Batsam rules...
    Wil wants to be able to run across the back of the lounge to surveil as well... (pity he's a goofy 35kg lab lol!)

  • Brooklyn replied 1 year ago

    Aaww. Uber cute.

  • Sveta replied 1 year ago

    It does look like a lot of fun. Batsam rule indeed!

  • MsMary replied 1 year ago

    SO MUCH CUTENESS!!!!

  • Caro in Oz replied 1 year ago

    Fabulous Greg - thanks for sharing.

  • Debbie replied 1 year ago

    Love the pictures! Sam is a fashion inspiration!

  • Aquamarine replied 1 year ago

    OMG adorable.

  • catgirl replied 1 year ago

    THE CUTEST EVER!

  • Deborah replied 1 year ago

    These photos are fantastic.  So adorable.

  • chirico (Chiara) replied 1 year ago

    Lovely pics! I like Angie in the background trying to get Sam's attention...

  • CocoLion replied 1 year ago

    You may joke and think it's all really cute but in his world, guarding you and your house from the stair top is really important!!!

  • Summer replied 1 year ago

    Thank you for making my day with these pictures, Greg.  Sam is so adorable, and such a little character.  Picture 6 is the cutest thing I have seen in a long time.

  • Dar replied 1 year ago

    Well how cute is this! I especially love the look on his face in photo #4. Sweet!

  • Debora replied 1 year ago

    This is so adorable! If I ever get a dog it will have to be a yorkie. :) You really should frame photo #6. Beautiful!

  • Janet replied 1 year ago

    Too cute!

  • Greg replied 1 year ago

    Thank you for all the kind words about little Sam.

    And Cocolion, I take Sam's guard duties extremely seriously. So his alertness is important in our world too. But his outfit is a lot of fun. :-)

  • goldenpig replied 1 year ago

    Oh my goodness. Dying from the cuteness. Both Sam, and Angie trying to make him smile!

  • Joy replied 1 year ago

    So much personality.  Sam is a star for sure.  Thank you for sharing these.  I really love 4 and Sam's expression with Angie in the background.

  • shevia replied 1 year ago

    I love how Sam breaks the 4th wall during shooting. He is very sophisticated!

  • Helen11 replied 1 year ago

    Thanks for the behind the scenes! So much fun. #6 is my favourite, too.

  • replied 1 year ago

    So sweet! Are you sure Sam doesn't don his BatSam cape at night while everyone's sleeping? Nothing beats protecting the homestead with a little extra jolt of superpower.

  • Barbara Diane replied 1 year ago

    So sweet! Thanks for sharing. Sam posts always bring a smile to my face.

  • cheryl replied 1 year ago

    Love! Thanks for sharing :)

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