Recent Studio Sessions 06.21 – Sydney Pet Photos

Recent Studio Sessions 06.21 – Sydney Pet Photos

Meet some of the cuties that have had studio sessions recently - Eddie the Corgi, Daisy the Cavalier and Ziggy and Chloe the blockheads. ⁣ Click on the first thumbnail to open the full image and then scroll though the gallery using your arrow keys or the arrow buttons...

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The itchies | itchy staffy dog skin

The itchies | itchy staffy dog skin

We've owned Staffy types for over a decade so we've learned a thing or two about itchy skin and flare ups. At the start I used to run to the vet every time but soon realised I'd go very broke if I didn't learn to get on top of these skin issues myself. This is a photo...

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Adopt Me 05.21 – Adopt a Puppy Sydney

Adopt Me 05.21 – Adopt a Puppy Sydney

This month's adoptables are from A Cause for Paws and Fetching Dogs and not one of them peed in my studio, thank you everyone! Click on the first thumbnail to open the full image and then scroll though the gallery using your arrow keys or the arrow buttons on the left...

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foster puppy Malo | Sydney Puppy Photos

foster puppy Malo | Sydney Puppy Photos

I wasn't in the market for another foster puppy. It didn't feel like that long since hurricane Kazi blew through our house! But then I answered a call from the boss lady at Fetching Dogs. She caught me totally off guard and within a few hours I was collecting this...

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Ref & Serina – Sydney Dog Photographer

Ref & Serina – Sydney Dog Photographer

It was such a pleasure to have Ref and Serina back in front of my lens again. The last time I photographed them was in 2017 and since then Serina has lost an eye and had many health issues, so Kristy wanted some updated photos of her muses – if you're a Pug fanatic...

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Bruno’s cancer treatment | dog MCT supplements

Bruno’s cancer treatment | dog MCT supplements

I often see people asking for other people's experience with mast cell tumours so I'm putting this here in case it helps others ...Many many moons ago we had our first encounter with a mast cell tumour. Trixie had a pea size lump on her back. The vet did a fine needle...

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Adopt Me 03.21 – Adopt a Puppy Sydney

Adopt Me 03.21 – Adopt a Puppy Sydney

I had my first ever Greyhound in the studio recently. He'd been in foster care with Fetching Dogs for a while and wasn't getting any interest so he had a glamour shoot and I asked people to share the photos (which over 100 people did, thank you!) and within a week he...

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Toffee the Cavoodle – Sydney Pet Photography

Toffee the Cavoodle – Sydney Pet Photography

After many rescheduled appointments, due to bad weather, Toffee finally had her long awaited Portrait Session in late November of last year. Her own back garden was chosen as the location where she'd be happiest and because she would be a potential flight risk if we...

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Xavier and Charlie – Canberra Dog Photographer

Xavier and Charlie – Canberra Dog Photographer

You won't typically find me in Canberra in December but I made an exception for Xavier and Charlie and it was worth every minute! We started at home with my mobile studio set-up on the dining table.They weren't used to sitting on the table but like the good little...

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hi Kazi, bye Kazi | Sydney Puppy Pictures

hi Kazi, bye Kazi | Sydney Puppy Pictures

You know the way you can be talking about something and then Facebook shows you a bunch of ads for that thing? I guess Kazi is the universe's version of listening to my conversation – I said I was clucky and then a photo of this little madam arrived in my inbox!I...

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Based in Sydney, Ruth O’Leary, is one of Australia’s most sought after dog photographers. She takes colourful and emotive photographs of dogs in stunning locations. Since the launch of Ruthless Photos in 2008 her images have brought tears of joy to hundreds of loving pet owners across the globe.

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