The Dog Blog

Visiting with the Pet Nannies

Visiting with the Pet Nannies

The Pet Nannies offer a variety of services for your pets including dog walking, overnight stays and puppy visits. At the Pet Nannies fully enclosed backyard your dog is free to be a dog. There is room to run around and play, and always a lot of toys and friends to...

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Try before you buy

Try before you buy

In today's highly connected world I am able to interact with pet photographers from all over the world and we share stories and challenges. One of the common refrains we hear from customers is "I love your photos but you could never do that with my dog.". Usually the...

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Co-marketing and referral opportunities

Co-marketing and referral opportunities

Are you a pet related business in the Ottawa area? I am interested expanding both my co-marketing and referral programs. If you have a public area in your business place I would be able to offer artwork to display in exchange for making my business information...

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Gallix the service dog

Gallix the service dog

I am used to getting calls from owners whose dogs are getting older to help capture some lasting memories while they can, but this one was a first for me. I was contacted by Jade and Alex to capture photos of their service dog before he was sent off to the MIRA...

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Gracie the 16 year old lab mix

Gracie the 16 year old lab mix

I am so glad that my donation to another charity resulted in this wonderful 16 year old black lab mix getting a photoshoot. I love helping people capture those everlasting memories of their senior dogs. Gracie may be getting up there in age, but she was a very easy to...

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Black dog gets his day

Black dog gets his day

I've known Meaghan for years through photography circles and she has wanted me to photograph Harley for quite some time. She tells tells me that she is constantly frustrated by the difficulty in capturing good photos of Harley, her black dog. As I have mentioned...

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Meet Bailey

Meet Bailey

Although I am a business I do try to help out animal charities when I can. I've photograph rescue animals for years, I've helped create calendars for rescues, and I've photographed a few events. One of the ways I like to help charities is by donating a session and...

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Duke and his Boxer friends

Duke and his Boxer friends

What turned out to be one of my most important photoshoots ever almost didn't happen. When Genevieve first contacted me about photographing Duke she made a typo in her email on my website's form. When I tried to reply the email bounced but I was able to guess the...

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Little black dog puts my skills to the test

Little black dog puts my skills to the test

Darby is one cute little puppy but his profile reads almost like the ultimate challenge to the professional dog photographer. If I had to list some of the most challenging things I have to face as a professional pet photographer these would be some of them: Black Dogs...

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