introducing ninja | foster fail #5

introducing ninja | foster fail #5

My Covid-19 distraction puppies got me through the first lockdown so four weeks into lockdown 2.0 I decided I needed another foster puppy. It hadn't been that long since our last foster puppy left but I was starting to fall apart at the seams so when I saw a puppy...

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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, Ziggy and Chloe the blockheads and Rosie the Staffy mix. ⁣ Click on the first thumbnail to open the full image and then scroll though the gallery using your arrow...

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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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Bean, Sherlock, Ivy & Dudley – Canberra Dog Photos

Bean, Sherlock, Ivy & Dudley – Canberra Dog Photos

12yo Bean (and his three pack mates) were the last subjects on my weekend of shooting in Canberra recently. He had some old dog ailments but they didn't know he was sick. Just three weeks after this day, where he happily ran through the forest, Bean passed away...

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Bella the happy Staffy – giveaway winner

Bella the happy Staffy – giveaway winner

Bella was the winner of this year’s Love Your Pet Day giveaway. She had a Studio Session recently and these are some of the images her people selected – apparently the white backdrop made her happier than the black one .    Click the play button below to see...

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Griffin – again – Canberra Dog Photos

Griffin – again – Canberra Dog Photos

Griffin came to Sydney to take part in my HUH? book last year so I was surprised when his person booked a slot on my recent Canberra trip, less than a year later. I asked why and she said she's always loved my off-camera lighting work, so that's what we focused on...

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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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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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