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2018 Calendar Fundraiser

One of the most fun personal projects I worked on this year was a calendar to benefit the Friends of the Fairfax County Animal Shelter. Each month I brought a shelter pet (or sometimes a […]

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The 10th Annual Wags N’ Whiskers at The Village at Shirlington

Artful Paws Photography is excited to once again be part of the Wags N’ Whiskers festival in Shirlington VA.  Beloved by two-legged shoppers and their four-legged friends, The Village at Shirlington’s Wags N’ Whiskers event […]

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The 2017 International Photographic Competition – IPC

If you have any photographer friends, you may have noticed their absence from regular daily life this past week. They were probably glued to their computers watching the 2017 International Photographic Competition. Otherwise known as […]

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Georgia is a Chow Mix and Artful Paws Rescue Pet of the Week

When Georgia came in as a stray to a high kill rural Georgia shelter, she was in very rough shape. She was skin and bones, and had to be shaved down due to mats, and […]

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Dog Photo Session Turns into Engagement Session

When Zach first contacted me and told me that he wanted to propose to his girlfriend during a photo session with their dog Flip, I could not have been more excited. The only thing I […]

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Meet Toby – Rescue Pet of the Week- VA Dog Photography

Yesterday I had the pleasure of doing a special July 4th photo session with some animals from the Fairfax County Animal Shelter.  Toby was quite the little model!  Here is what the staff at the […]

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Watermelon the Pig-Rescue Pet of the Week – VA Pet Photography

This week I had the opportunity to meet and photograph Watermelon the Pig. What a blast!!! This girl is smart, sassy and full of spunk. She is currently available for adoption at the Fairfax County […]

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Meet Princess – Artful Paws Rescue Pet of the Week – DC Dog Photography

When Princess came to the Fairfax County Animal Shelter she was in pretty rough shape. She was unkempt, underweight and very scared.  She was immediately placed in a loving foster home where she quickly began […]

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Artful Paws will be at the Springfield Days Petfest

Mark your calendar for this year’s annual Springfield Days Petfest to be held on Saturday June 3 at the South Run Recreation Center.  This pet friendly event features a blessing of the pets, pet focused vendors, rescue […]

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Artful Paws to Sponsor Wine,Whiskers and Wags

  Artful Paws Photography is excited to be a gold sponsor of the 2017 Wine, Whiskers and Wags event! Enjoy wine tastings AND support Friends of the Fairfax County Animal Shelter to benefit shelter pets in […]

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