Rescued Dogs Project – Trapper the ESA

Rescued Dogs Project – Trapper the ESA

The Rescued Dogs Project has highlighted dogs that were abandoned and waiting for a family. There were homeless puppies, a mama dog that lost her babies, a dog without hearing, and a dog without hind legs. One dog had heartworm and was also shot. Sometimes, though, a...

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Rescued Dogs Project – Gypsy the Labrador

Rescued Dogs Project – Gypsy the Labrador

The Fox Red Labrador is vibrant and somewhat unique in color. But did you know this isn't actually an official breed color recognized by worldwide kennel clubs? Interestingly, it's one of the many shades of the Yellow Labrador. Gypsy is a striking red color, and she's...

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Rescued Dogs Project – Nyx & Finn

Rescued Dogs Project – Nyx & Finn

Imagine, just for a minute, starting your young life in a shelter. Not any shelter, but a high-kill shelter where your chances of survival are slim. This is where Nyx’s story begins. As for Finn, she was born in the safety of foster care after her mom was rescued and brought to Wisconsin. For both puppies, their journey was just beginning. These are the next two dogs in my Rescued Dogs Project.

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Rescued Dogs Project – Nyle

Rescued Dogs Project – Nyle

It’s amazing what a dog can overcome. Take Nyle for example. Here’s a dog with no teeth and no hearing. Yet he’s happy, playful, and living a great life. All because people stepped up and rescued a helpless dog. Let me share Nyle’s story with you, the next dog in my Rescued Dogs Project.

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Rescued Dogs Project – Cara

Rescued Dogs Project – Cara

I’ve met some incredible rescue dogs (and people) with stories that are often unbelievable. I love a happy ending though, which is why I’m highlighting these survivors. Sometimes the journey is long and complicated for these poor dogs, yet they persevere and come out smiling in the end. Their ability to live in the moment, leave the past behind them, and show their new families unconditional love, continues to inspire me. Cara, the Australian Cattle Dog is no exception. This mighty little wonder is next up in my Rescued Dogs Project.

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How I Found My Why

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

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

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

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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