Category Archives: Rescues

animals that need a forever home

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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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Kittens and More Kittens!

The start of Spring marks the start of “kitten season” for animal shelters across the country.  Since most kittens are born in the Spring, many shelters become inundated with kittens in need of homes.  This […]

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Studio Cat Photography… A Tale of Two Kitties

The other day I did special studio cat photography sessions for two different cats from the Fairfax County Animal Shelter.  The cats were quite different in age and temperament, but in the end, getting great […]

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Parker the Cat: Artful Paws Rescue of the Week

Today I had a wonderful session with a very special cat named Parker.  She is currently available for adoption at the Fairfax County Animal Shelter and she needs a hero! During a routine medical check […]

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LoveU! Artful Paws Studio Dog Photography – Rescue Pet of the Week

Studio dog photography is always a delight when you have such a wonderful little model! LoveU is an Italian Greyhound puppy who is currently available for adoption at the Fairfax County Animal Shelter. He visited […]

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