Changing A pets Life! Highlights from last weeks adoption event

January 24th is change a pets life day. This is a day which highlights adoption centers and shelters in order to promote adoption.  Last weekend Second Chance canine Adoption Shelter hosted an event to do just that.  We had a wonderful time having people come in to see the dogs that are available at Second Chance as well as some from B & R Bunkhouse which is the shelter where dogs found in the city of Syracuse are brought.   Here are some of the dogs the public got to visit with this past Saturday. 

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Get Ready for Winter Dog Portraits

Black dog in snow

It’s hard to believe that it is the middle of January and we have barely had any snow. Sure we had a deep freeze right at Christmas. Buffalo had deadly winds and snow, but by the time it hit Syracuse, it was mostly just the wind and cold.

We are due for some snow. When it comes, I will be ready with baited breath to take some winter dog portraits. Since there is no telling when we will have snow, I have decided to implement an “ON CALL” list for some Winter snow photos.

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Getting in close with Pet Portraits

german shepard

During the consultation for our photo session, I will be asking many questions. I will ask if your dog is a couch potato or likes to play with toys, or play catch. I will also ask if he has any traits/characteristics that you love about him. When it’s time for the session, one of the things that I love to do is get up close and personal to capture these things. Close up images can be utilized for several reasons.

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The New Year brings a new certification

dog nestled in owners arms

I am happy to announce that I have completed my Pet loss Grief Specialist Certification. I am confidant this new certification and continued studies will help support my clients by allowing them the space to listen and share stories of their pet. In offering clients a place in which their grief is accepted and in story sharing, they can feel the connection with their pet even after they are gone.

Through continued education provided in One last network, we will continue to learn more about grief support as Angela continues to learn and share with us.

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