Welcome to the dog-blog where you will find stories and pictures from Toronto dog photography shoots and dog-related snippets of information.
Dog photographers usually have their preference of doing photo sessions at beautiful outdoor locations or indoor studios. But there are of course times when it is simply not feasible to take a pet out of its home, or perhaps the owners simply prefer to have their pet portraits done in a familiar place.
What you need to know to plan for an at home pet photography sessionRead More
Looking for a new pet for your home? Please consider adoption. You won’t believe how far some of these wonderful pets have travelled to find a loving home. I like to call them “road warriors”Read More
Let’s face it - there is nothing more welcoming than your dog’s happily wagging tail!
But while you may know your own dog’s cues, don’t take it for granted that every dog’s wagging tail is a happy greeting. Tail positions mean various things in “dog language”Read More
The lovely pictures you receive from your dog photographer don’t always come out of the camera that way. Various techniques are used to enhance these pictures before you ever get to see them. Want to know more?Read More
Let’s face it, pet parents can never have too many photos of their furry families. Getting a good photo of your pet with your mobile phone is not as easy as it sounds. But the good news is that photos that will be lasting and wonderful memories of your dog, can be achieved with a few simple tips.Read More
I recently came across an article in the Globe and Mail regarding “dog dumping” , abandoning dogs on the roadside, in forests and even in the garbage. This is heartbreaking because we only hear about the tip of the iceberg when it comes to abandoned dogs. There are hundreds of stories that go untold!Read More
Summer is here, the temperatures are soaring, and you’re probably eager to get outside to soak up some sun and enjoy the outdoors with your dog. While you enjoy your summer activities, remember that your pet also needs special consideration during these warm months.Read More
Bringing home your first pet is a moment you’ll probably always remember. With the excitement of adding a member to the family comes the responsibility of caring for an animal that is completely dependent on you for food, water, shelter and much more. It can be exhilarating, exhausting and expensive—especially if you don’t know what you’re getting into. Here are some tips on how to prepare for your adventure as a first-time pet owner.
Why is keeping your dog’s feet clean so important? Other than mud, your dog’s feet come into contact with all sorts of dirty surfaces. Grass, dirt, stagnant water, urine, feces, salt and ice melter to name a few! You have probably noticed that your dog often licks his or her paws – do we really want them licking all that yucky stuff and carrying it into the house?Read More
While I do recommended getting occasional pet portraits by a professional photographer, you should be equipped to capture your own great images of your pet’s day to day life. Here are some useful tips to help your pet photography.Read More
On a recent trip to Cambodia and Vietnam, I spent a fair amount of time photographing the dogs I saw there. These pictures of dogs in their local environments tell a great story of the types of dogs found there and of the lives they lead!