I ran across photographer Tom Andrews‘ work on Flickr and stopped dead in my aimlessly-browsing-the-Internet tracks. This L.A.-based documentary photographer has such a unique view of the world; his photos of street dogs (and their owners) are simultaneously heartbreaking and beautiful, a testament to humanity and the intangible dog-human connection.

Spotted: Tom Andrews Street Dogs in other

Spotted: Tom Andrews Street Dogs in other

Spotted: Tom Andrews Street Dogs in other

Spotted: Tom Andrews Street Dogs in other

Spotted: Tom Andrews Street Dogs in other

Spotted: Tom Andrews Street Dogs in other

See more of this powerful series here.