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George the English Lab – South Park Pet Photography

“Blessed is the person who has earned the love of an old dog,” the quote by Sydney Jeanne Seward reminds. Blessed, indeed, as English Lab George’s mom, Christy, knows firsthand. “George was a supposed to be a foster dog to help out a friend. He came for Easter weekend and never left. Although I was very Read More

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Pet Photography Project 52, Week 40: Orange You Glad It’s Fall

Orange you glad it’s fall? I am! C’mon, you know I can’t pass up an opportunity for a pun, especially when this week’s Pet Photography Project 52 theme was orange! Autumn in Pittsburgh has arrived significantly earlier than in past years. I’m keeping my fingers crossed that the beautiful fall foliage hangs around for just  Read More

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FurKid Rescue 2018 Pet Calendar Available

If you caught my Facebook video post yesterday, you know that I could not be more excited to share that the FurKid Rescue 2018 pet calendar is complete! Hunter, too, although he may have been more excited for the posing treat that followed. On the cover is the beautiful Oakley, a search and rescue (SAR) Read More

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Penny Lane & Mac – Beaver County Pet Photography

As we inch closer to a new month and a new season (one of my favorites), it feels like summer has reached its unofficial end. If you’ve been following me on Facebook, Instagram, or here, you may recall that September brings the release of Bark & Gold Photography’s first annual pet calendar. I am just Read More

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Lily & Jackson – South Park Pet Photography

In early July, I had the pleasure of meeting Jackson, a basset hound-border collie mix, and his adopted sister Lily, a whippet-Jack Russell. The pair raised just over $100 to secure the final spot on the FurKid Rescue 2018 calendar contest leaderboard. Both Lily and Jackson were rescued from a high-kill shelter in West Virginia. Read More

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Leo the Lab’s Garden Session – Schenley Park Pet Photography

The gorgeous grounds surrounding Scheneley Park and Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens made for a beautiful evening for Leo’s calendar contest session. “He is very active and loves to play ball,” Leo’s mom Gina mentioned prior to our session and she wasn’t kidding. That boy didn’t take his eyes off a favorite ball that Gina brought Read More

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Huck the Labrador Retriever – Beaver County Pet Photography

Pure magic. That’s all I can say. From one of my favorite locations to the weather that transformed from an intense August downpour to a warm, golden glow, everything about Huck’s session was absolutely magical. Patience paid off as the overcast skies and dismal drizzle lifted and a sun-filled misty haze filtered through the trees Read More

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Sandy & Tortola, Bonded Chihuahuas – South Park Pet Photography

I always say I enjoy a challenge. When Sandy and Tortola’s mom Emma shared her one wish for her bonded Chihuahuas’ calendar session, I knew I had to make it happen. “Sandy and Tortola are such fun dogs with such fun personalities, but I feel like no one but my boyfriend and my mom get to Read More

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Cersei the Rottweiler – Beaver County Pet Photography

Surely you’ve heard the saying, “Love is a four-legged word.” Cersei, the four-year-old rottweiler whom I photographed for the upcoming FurKid Rescue pet calendar, is proof of that. Just ask her mom Mindy. Although she was the one who entered Ceresi in to the calendar contest, Mindy, a self-proclaimed cat-person, did not grow up with Read More

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Featured Work: Ginger the Miniature Poodle on The Daily Dog Tag

If you’re not following Bark & Gold Photoraphy on Facebook or Instagram (and you should be), you may have missed last week’s exciting announcement surrounding Ginger, a miniature poodle that I photographed for the FurKid Rescue 2018 pet calendar. After submitting Ginger’s beautiful late-spring session at South Park to The Daily Dog Tag, its editor Read More