How I Found My Why

How I Found My Why Often people ask how I got into pet photography. Why animals, and not people? Always very good questions, and here is my answer. I have always loved photography, even at a young age. With time, I found myself gravitating to my pets. When I succeeded...

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Walk in the Woods

I always feel so lucky to work with dogs and their humans. It seems dog people are just easy to connect with, don't you agree? I love when I get to host a session right here on our Shadow Dog property, where we have five gorgeous acres of pine forest and open fields....

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Investment Guide

Investing in your Memories Photo opportunities come and go. You probably have many pictures of your pet on your phone, and you may even scroll through them now and then. But these pictures eventually become lost or forgotten, and may never be seen again.   It’s time...

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Life With Tink the Therapy Dog

Have you ever just known when something is meant to be? You have this feeling you know exactly what's in the future for you? This is how Courtney felt as her new, rescued puppy began to grow up. Within their first year together, Courtney knew big things were in store...

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Run for Rescues – a Wildlife Fundraiser

You're probably wondering why you see a picture of squirrels instead of dogs. Just for fun I thought I'd share something a little different with you. Do you like to run, or perhaps hike? I love running and hiking, almost as much as I love animals. So my husband Jeff...

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5 Ways to Prepare for Your Session

It's almost time for your session, and you're pumped! You're finally going to have your very own artwork of your furry family member. So are you wondering what to do before the big day? I'm here to share with you the 5 ways to prepare for your session. 1. Obedience...

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Pups & Pints – Save the Date!

Pups & Pints - Save the Date, June 22, 2019 Back again, it's picture day for your dog! This summer Pups & Pints is on Saturday June 22nd. This is a day for the dogs, and I'll be there taking photos of LOTS of dogs. Why not bring out your furry best friend?...

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My Dogs are Jerks (But I Still Love Them)

Alright, it's about time I come clean. If you aren't familiar with my dogs, I have two German Shepherds, Targa and Scout. They are hot-headed and don't play well with others. In a nutshell, my dogs are jerks (but I still love them). I've been thinking about this topic...

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SkyDance Pet Lodge

What is a Dog Owner to Do? We recently moved to the Whitewater, Wisconsin area, on five amazing acres surrounded by Kettle Moraine State Forest. I think our two German Shepherds were the happiest, loving their new acre of fenced-in freedom. My big challenge however,...

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The Shadow Dog Process

What exactly happens at a Shadow Dog session? Are you wondering what all the excitement is about, and what really goes on when you work with Shadow Dog Photography? Maybe you've seen a friend's recent post showing an eye-catching photo of his or her dog. I'm here to...

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