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Mini, the poodle evangelist…

Pet Passions: Prancing along the hike and bike trail, sleeping on fluffy blankets, and pulling all the stuffing out of plush toys! Pet Peeves: Baths, loud noises, and little kids who try to pick her up. Breed: Toy Poodle Age (at time of photo session): 4 years Story: Mini is a very sweet 10 pound […]

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Alvin, the ticklish one…

See larger image. (his greeting card) Pet Passions: Playing with his brother Karl, blankets, belly rubs and tickling sessions. Pet Peeves: N/A. Does not compute! Breed: Dachshund Age (at the time of photo session): 1 year Story: Alvin found his forever family through Central Texas Dachshund Rescue, a wonderful nonprofit organization that rescues, rehomes and […]

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Pickles, is just pickles…

Pet Passions: Sleeping, especially when he’s sleeping on top of his sister, Salem Pet Peeves: Sprinklers, gusts of wind, and being told no. Breed: PugAge (at time of photo session): 14weeks Story: (a work in progress…)Big or tall, fat or small, Pickles wil play with them all! Pickles is an adorable Pug puppy who loves […]

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Skyla, the jumper…

Pet Passions: Running wild at the dog park, naps with mom, playing with Puma the kitty and jumping over everything she can. Pet Peeves: Hot weather, getting wet, enclosed spaces, and getting up too early. Breed: Siberian HuskyAge (at time of photo session): 1 year Story: (a work in progress)Skyla is a very beautiful dog […]

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Martini, the sweet survivor…

Pet Peeves: Pet Passions: Breed: English Springer Spaniel Age (at time of photo session): Story: (a work in progress)I met Martini at a local “Yappy Hour” here in Austin at the Irie Bean Coffee Bar. When I met her, she was dressed in a very special pirate outfit. (It was one of many dog costume […]

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Luke, the energetic senior…

Pet Peeves: Pet Passions: Breed: Boxer Age (at time of photo session): 10 years Story: (a work in progress)I spotted Luke at the Sunset Valley’s Farmer’s Market one Saturday morning. He caught my eye because he was such a healthy, happy looking dog with such an old, old face. I knew that boxer’s usually don’t […]

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Rebound, the best listener…

See larger image. (her greeting card) Pet Passions: Starting raucous wrestling matches with her three pack mates and whenever possible, being held like an infant. Pet Peeves: When the other dogs want to sleep and I want to play. Breed: Boston Terrier Age (at the time of photo session): 16 weeks Story: Rebound was adopted […]

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Clifford, goofball, zenmaster and loyal companion…

See larger image. (his greeting card) Pet Passions: Being helpful, meditation, anything involving water and more squeaky toys please!!! Pet Peeves: Extra long board meetings. (He’s known for his long expressive sighs.) Breed: Labrador Retriever Age (at the time of photo session): 3 years Story on card: Texas Hearing and Service Dogs adopted Clifford from […]

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Bonnie, the lucky shop dog…

Pet Peeves: Pet Passions: Breed: Pit Bull mix, rescue Bonnie’s Mom is part owner of a very cool dog store in Austin called “Just for Pets“. What a lucky dog who gets to go to work and hang out in a doggy boutique that has lots of scrumptious, organic treats!

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Hazel, the Miracle Dog…

See larger image. (her greeting card) Pet Passions: Cuddling up for an afternoon nap with her senior doxie pals and chewing nylabones. Pet Peeves: When all the fuzzy blankets are taken! Breed: Dachshund (tweenie) Age (at the time of photo session): 14 years Story: Hazel, a.k.a. Miss Hazelnutt, was found in a vacant lot and […]

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Lucy, with the funny ears…

Pet Passions: Tricks for treats and being chased. Pet Peeves: Being left alone. Breed: Jack Russell Terrier and maybe a little Whippet? Age (at time of photo session): 2 years Story: Lucy is a sweet little rescue from the Bay Area Humane Society. She’s very smart and very athletic. No one knows why she ended […]

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Shelby

See larger image. (her greeting card) Pet Passions: Being a therapy dog and cuddling on the couch with Tinky the cat. Pet Peeves: As long as someone is petting me, I have no complaints! Breed: Australian Shepherd Age (at the time of photo session): 9 years Story: Thanks to Australian Shepherd Rescue, beautiful Shelby was […]

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Mr. Big

See larger image. (his greeting card) Pet Passions: Playing scary monster wrestling with his daddy. Pet Peeves: Thunderstorms, lightening, and closed doors. Breed: Blue Great Dane Age (at the time of photo session): 10 years Story on card: Big was just recently adopted at age ten through Animals 1st, a wonderful non-profit horse and Great […]

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Sprout

See larger image. (her greeting card) Pet Peeves: All those irritating step-sisters. Pet Passions: Snack treats and kayaking. Breed: Chihuahua & Jack Russell Terrier? Age: (at the time of photo session): 14 years Story: Sprout was found with a back foot missing when she just a few weeks old. Animal Trustees of Austin took her […]

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Hershey, sweet as chocolate…

See larger image. (his greeting card) Pet Passions: Snuggling, squirrel chasing, and playing with his brother Snoop (a Black Lab). Pet Peeves: Thunderstorms and fireworks. Breed: Chocolate Labrador Retriever Age (at the time of photo session): 7 years Hershey and his brother were adopted through Heart of Texas Lab Rescue. There are many wonderful nonprofit […]

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