Take a look at full gallery of photos from the 2015 Muddy Paws Walk, held by Maggie's Rescue and photographed by yours truly :)Read More
This post is for anyone who wants to hire a pet photographer but don't believe they can due to their dog's "behaviour".
A lot of the time I hear: my dog will never sit still long enough to get their photo taken,my dog goes a bit crazy in new locations or with new people or I can never get him to behave when I try to take his photo. First of all, I want to let you know that this is not just you. I've heard this from many different dog owners in various situations, so you are not alone!
That being said, I am going to tell you that despite this you can and you should get their photo's taken and here's why...Read More
Don't you just love boxers? With their loveable squishy faces and their beautiful personalities I could fall in love easily. And Lennox was no exception. As soon as I saw him, I wanted to squeal with delight. Soooo cute!!! I'm such a sucker for animals. If I had seen him on the street I would be that person who starts talking to you about your dog. I simply can't resist. Luckily, I got to indulge all of my patting and cuddling urges during his session. Not to mention, I probably bombarded his poor mum with endless questions about her baby. :)Read More
Plop! Once again Iggy had deposited the ball between my legs after fetching it. Good boy! Well done! These are all things you would think would spring to mind after having an 9 month old pup return the ball. And the return was good, he delivered the ball right to me. What I didn't say, was Iggy's need to grab that ball again, immediately after dropping it. Imagine 30kgs of dog nosing around your 'private area' determined to GET HIS BALL!Read More
Meet Evie, the loveable seven year old Shar Pei mix. She was an absolute delight to photograph and could be quite cheeky. She knows all her manners sit, stay, down and roll over and she performed the first three beautifully for the camera, as well as some cheeky pee-a-boo sessions from behind some plants.Read More
Meet Lucy, a Golden Retriever who I have to say is one of the sweetest dogs I've had the pleasure to photograph. As you can see she absolutely loves her humans.
It probably didn't hurt matters that he had treats for her too...Read More
Did you know that there are lots of human foods out there that can make your dog sick? Possibly even kill them? Here is a list of 5 common foods that can be found in a lot of kitchens but should NEVER be given to a dog. I know, I know we’ve all done it. We look into those big puppy eyes, those eyes that are pleading with us for just one small piece…I love you…I wont tell…and you cave. You get suckered and give your dog a piece of your meal. "But he's so cute, what harm is there?"
Well, for the dog there could be a lot of harm depending on what you fed him.Read More
Ok, so you love your adorable munchkin. You shower your dog with love, feed them, take them for walks and let them sleep on the bed occasionally. You love them to bits and they love you. But there is one aspect of doggy life that you don’t love…dog poo. Let me show you some options... Now you may think that cleaning up dog poo is a no brainer when it comes to what to do but there are some options out there that not everyone has heard of and might just help you out as well as be environmentally friendly. So read on for doggy doo tips and tricks.Read More
Training your dog can sometime be a frustrating experience for both dog and owner. Sometimes taking a step back and gaining a different perspective helps. So before you even begin to train your dog here are 5 quick points that will help you get the best results from your dog from the get go.Read More
Peanut butter is a treat that some dog owners don’t know about. And I’m here to say… you should change that now! Dogs love this stuff and not only is it a good source of protein, but it also contains heart healthy fats, vitamin B, niacin, and vitamin E. Not only do dogs love peanut butter it can be useful for you too, if you know how to use it. I’m here to show you 3 ways you can use a normal sandwich spread for your pooch.Read More
Are you starting to teach your dog to sit? Feeling a little frustrated because they just don't seem to "get it"? I can help you. Here are 4 quick points that will start you on the successful path to training your dog to sit. There are 3 commonly know methods to train your dog to sitRead More