Prancer & Tommie Meet The Pawpurrazzi!

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I have to admit, I LOVE a challenge! I firmly believe the only way to learn and grow is to push yourself. When I met Prancer’s mom at Wagfest, she said, “You won’t get a picture of my dog. He won’t look at a camera.” Well, quite frankly, a lot of people say that, but she does have a case! Prancer is a darling, sweet little guy. Not oppositional at all – until you pull out a camera! He was NOT going to do it, but I hope you’ll agree, we convinced him. He actually went a little “Vogue” on us in the end. His cousin, Tommie Tequila, is a rescued greyhound, and extraordinarily shy. He is one lucky dog – his mom works with a rescue group and fosters other dogs. Aren’t they beautiful? I had such a lovely time with them, their moms, and THEIR mom. I love my job.

Shout out to Mud Bay!

Today I went to Gig Harbor to check out a terrific pet food and supply store. Mud Bay is a chain of 20 stores from Olympia to Bothell, selling healthy foods and well made supplies. I was impressed with the selection of products, and loved that alongside well-known national brands I found plenty of locally-produced items as well.  The staff was friendly and helpful, the store clean, bright and well organized, and the prices seemed very reasonable for such an upscale store. Check out the one in Gig Harbor if you’re close, or look online at for a store near you. The photos are some I took of the manager’s dog, Mammas, about 3 weeks ago. Knowing she had lymphoma, it was important to capture her sweet face. This dog was so very well loved by her whole family, it was a beautiful experience for me to be part of. I’m sorry to say she has since passed, but so grateful we got her pictures when we did. Isn’t she beautiful?

Welcome to Washington!


Meet Quint! I was honored to be the pupparazzi when Quint, a Belgian Malinois, arrived at his new home in Port Orchard from the breeder in Kansas.  To make it even better (I know – better than puppies!?), he waltzed in to a yard complete with Sheltie, Golden Retriever, Great Dane and Bulldog. Oh, you’ll be seeing more of these furbabies!