Category Archives: Rescues

animals that need a forever home

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Pregnant Shelter Dog Gets Maternity Portrait Session

Yesterday I had a visit from a very special dog from the Fairfax County Animal Shelter.  Pamela is expecting puppies and wanted to celebrate with a dog maternity portrait session! This was my first time […]

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Cinnamon rocked his cat photography session!

Are you looking for a cat who loves to model for the camera? Look no further than this sweet boy Cinnamon. He visited the Artful Paws studio this week and he totally rocked his cat […]

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This Hound Prefers Life in the Slow Lane…

Today I had a visit from Charlie, a Treeing Walker Coonhound currently available for adoption from the Fairfax County Animal Shelter.  While he generally likes to move slowly, Charlie really would like to hurry up […]

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Because you can never see to many kitten pictures…

Well it’s kitten season again at the Fairfax County Animal Shelter! It seems this time of year always brings lots of furry little bundles to the shelter. Call me crazy, but I love to take […]

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Milo’s Shopping for a New Home!

Milo wasn’t really into shopping on Black Friday. He much preferred to come to my studio for some new portraits in hopes that maybe they would help find him a home before Christmas. You see, […]

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2019 Shelter Pet Calendar

I’m excited to announce that you can now pre-order your 2019 Shelter Pet Calendar to benefit the  Friends of the Fairfax County Animal Shelter. The 2019 Shelter Pet Calendar is one of my favorite personal projects! […]

Meet Diego – Rescue Pet of the Week

Diego was originally surrendered to the Fairfax County Animal Shelter when his family’s residence stopped allowing animals. He was surrendered along with another dog that was quickly adopted, but Diego has had trouble finding the […]

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So Many Kittens! Kitten Photography

Kitten photography is always a blast! This past week was especially fun as I had a visit from a wonderful mama cat with her  seven kittens! They were just over four weeks old and are […]

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Maizy is Amazing!

When Maizy first arrived at the Fairfax County Animal Shelter, she was suffering from severe glaucoma. Unfortunately her condition had been neglected by her previous owners and was so severe that her eyes could not […]

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Finnegan’s Studio Photo Session

Yesterday I was honored to photograph Finnegan, a sweet young dog who was saved by the generosity of all of the people who contributed to the Friends of the Fairfax County Animals Shelter to fund […]

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