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Destination Stony Creek Metropark

Destination Stony Creek Metropark

Picture Perfect - pet photoshoots at Stony Creek Metropark Stony Creek Metropark is one of my favorite spots to take pet photos. There are several trails in the park that allow dogs on leashes (the leashes have been edited out of these images). The trails are perfect...

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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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Bark in the Park – Comerica

Bark in the Park – Comerica

What to expect at the Bark in the Park Tigers baseball games Bark in the Park is a series of Tigers baseball games that allow dogs. I attended my first event a few years ago, and I'm so happy they're back.  I can’t imagine watching a game any other way! And the best...

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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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