(source: Yahoo News)
In the picture, the dog appears to be asleep while being cradled in Unger's arms as the two wade in the lake.
"My specialty is documenting relationships, whether it's a wedding or a man and his dog," Hudson told the Pioneer Press." John lives his life in a kind way. He rescued this dog as a puppy, they have gone everywhere together ever since. Schoep has arthritis now, and John finds that the water is therapeutic. He is the kind of person who wants his animals to be comfortable. I wanted to capture their relationship. I told John, 'I really need to get photos of you and your dog.'"
After a busy week shooting wedding photos, Hudson says she was shocked at how quickly the photograph grew in popularity.