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Dogs In Winter Gallery

Dogs In Winter Gallery

Dogs in Winter I personally love winter, especially when we have a beautiful dusting of snow to play in.  The winter colors tend to be a bit cooler than the autumn tones that I generally prefer, but the location and wardrobe can play a big factor in that, too. Check...

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What to Wear in Your Winter Photoshoot

What to Wear in Your Winter Photoshoot

Raise your hand if you love winter!!!!🙋‍♀️❄️ It's also okay if you'd prefer to be sipping a tropical cocktail under a palm tree but tolerate winter for your snow dog, or just want to make the best of winter in Michigan. As a Newfie and Great Pyr mix mom I just accept...

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New Year’s Resolutions – With Your Dog

New Year’s Resolutions – With Your Dog

3, 2, 1... HAPPY NEW YEAR!! It's that time of year again: time to commit to personal growth, life-changing goals, and all the "New Year, New you's you can think of. I LOVE New Year's, it's a blank slate and anything is possible.  And I love making resolutions. But I...

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Christmas movie night with your dog

Christmas movie night with your dog

Is there anything better than snuggling under a cozy blanket and binging on Christmas movies with your dog?  Hello, Hallmark Channel!  Or maybe you're like me and are still wrapping presents (all that dog/cat hair on the tape is just added holiday spirit, right?)...

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Dog-friendly Christmas tree farms

Dog-friendly Christmas tree farms

Looking for the perfect Christmas tree and don't want to leave your pup at home?  Here are  some suggestions on making the most of your adventure and you can download a list of twelve Metro Detroit tree farms that are dog-friendly.Tips for bringing your dog to the...

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Top 5 Dog-Friendly Patios in Royal Oak

Top 5 Dog-Friendly Patios in Royal Oak

In case you haven't noticed I'm all about spending time with dogs around here! Whether it's playing Pet Photo Bingo (sign up here!), heading to the local baseball games, or scheduling a photoshoot to capture this time in their lives, creating memories with your dogs...

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Pet Photo Bingo game

Pet Photo Bingo game

Are you ready to have some fun with your pet while learning how to take better pictures of him/her? Then this is an event you don't want to miss and can be done right from the comfort of your home! Last year I started a fun game of Pet Photo Bingo and there were so...

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Ultimate Guide for Michigan Dachshunds

Ultimate Guide for Michigan Dachshunds

Dachshunds are the one of the best breeds in the world. They're loyal, affectionate and love to play.  I'm amazed at how much personality can fit in those little bodies, which could explain why they're so long!  I love being around and photographing doxies so I've...

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Dog-friendly Sporting Events in Michigan

Dog-friendly Sporting Events in Michigan

Dog-friendly Sporting Events in Michigan Summer is finally upon us and I don't know about you, but I am pumped that it's finally here. With the warmer weather comes all kinds of activities outdoors and I know you want to include your dogs whenever you can. I've...

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Holiday Gifts for Pet People

Holiday Gifts for Pet People

Holiday Gift Guide for Pet People - Made in Michigan Looking for that perfect holiday gift for a pet lover? Or maybe you need a little retail therapy for yourself or gift ideas for your own pet 🙂 Here are some of my favorite ideas that also support Michigan...

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2020 Pawdacious Awards

2020 Pawdacious Awards

It's that time of year again, a review of some the most "award-worthy" images from last year.  And I think we can all agree that last year was quite the doozy.  All the more reason for some photos to make you smile, right?   As you might have guessed, these awards are...

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Derpy dogs of the year 2018

Derpy dogs of the year 2018

My favorite outtakes and derpy dogs Over the course of the year I took a lot of photographs of pets.  Expressions can change in an instant - from facial expressions to body language (if you’ve got a dog with big ears you know exactly what I mean!) so I take a ton of...

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