The Dog that started it all...my first puppy. Painted while a photographer for Paula Dean's Cooking Magazine came through Fairhope,AL. He took a lot of photos of the painting, so I kept the original, and started painting other people's pooches. I love paintings that can make you smile. Enjoy! Original painting by Leslie Lawrence Spradlin. All rights reserved. Photographed by Toni Riales (Daphne,AL).