1. Photographer Chris Sembrot was inspired to make this series by the love he has for his own dog, Sadie.
2. He tells BuzzFeed: “Every dog owner that I am privileged to know shares the same unbounded love for their beast as I do.”
3. “Sometimes that love is expressed in the form of sloppy kisses.”
4. “While I do not personally open-mouth kiss Sadie, I am inspired to capture this kind of unbridled, sweet affection for Man’s Best Friend.”
5. “These images are provocative, and maybe even disgusting to some viewers.”
Alan White is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.
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