If you have a dog, you know how hard it is to leave them home alone as you get ready to leave for work, school or an errand; this lonely dog photo series plays on just that, tugging at our heartstrings and having us uttering "awww" out loud.
Photographer Maija Astikainen does a great job at capturing how urbanized our pet dogs have come in her lonely dog photo series 'One-Dog Policy.' Capturing the dogs in a series of portrait-like shots, Astikainen's project is shot in different furry pet lover homes in Helsinki, Finland and Madrid, Spain. The images perfectly capture the lazy lounging and intense curiosity found in dogs living in apartments, or those who have no other furry companions. The photographer also does an amazing job at exuding the very human qualities found in these dogs and their homes.