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  1. How to Be a Good Neighbor and Persevere When Your Dog Has Separation Anxiety

    08 Jul 2019
    If you have been following my series on Separation Anxiety, then (spoiler alert) you know that we ultimately kept our adopted dog Escher and figured out how to manage his separation anxiety with patience, training, medication, and lots of fun treat-dispensing toys. All of those things were mostly within my…

  2. Drag Night Bingo & Burlesque Fundraiser at Boris & Horton (Photo Gallery)

    28 Jun 2019
    What do you get when you mix drag, burlesque, and bingo…then invite adoptable dogs to the event? A fabulous fundraiser for Pride benefiting Foster Dogs and The LGBT Community Center! See all the photos from this Boris & Horton event below Adoptable Dogs: Pippi from Friends With Four Paws (fostered by Jess -…

  3. Tools for Separation Anxiety - Gates, Crates, Curtains, Treats, and Toys

    28 May 2019
    Now that you have met my anxious dog Escher and learned the fundamentals of our training plan, it’s time to get to the good stuff: building a safe, calming, and FUN environment for your dog with separation anxiety Yes, there will be peanut butter. If you can’t crate, get…

  4. The Fundamentals of Your Separation Anxiety Training Plan

    22 May 2019
    In part one of this series, I shared my dog Escher’s story and my personal experience managing his separation anxiety. If you can relate, keep reading for tips and advice that might help your anxious dog Disclaimer: This is all based on my personal experience with one dog I am not…

  5. Separation Anxiety: My Dog’s Story

    20 May 2019
    Five years ago today, this dog changed my life In honor of Escher’s Adoptiversary (aka Gotcha Day), I would like to give back to the dog community which has given so much to me over the last five years. I would also like to address a common problem faced by dog rescuers, fosters,…

  6. Holiday Pop Up Pet Portrait Sessions at CB2 Soho!

    01 Jan 2018
    I was honored to partner with CB2 Soho for another pet portrait day, this time with some holiday flair and LOTS more dogs! Cover photo model: Tibby! Our first pet portrait day in April was a huge success with a special appearance by celebridog Wally the Welsh Corgi, a very happy adoption match between the…

  7. Kayla’s Coney Island Adventure

    17 Jul 2017
    I feel very lucky to have found a career doing something that I would do anyway as a volunteer. In fact, I got to where I am today by first volunteering with my local municipal animal shelter. Even now as a full time animal rescue photographer, I still volunteer with…

  8. Strutting with the Mutts of Foster Dogs!

    02 Oct 2016
    Yesterday I joined Foster Dogs’ team for Strut Your Mutt at Hudson River Park’s Pier 26 We had a great team of foster parents, adopters, supporters, and of course, dogs! All together we raised over $2500 for Foster Dogs, Inc.! Our adoptable dogs got some great exposure and had a blast strutting their…

  9. Foster Dogs NYC Fospice: Beau

    21 Oct 2015
    I recently started volunteering as a photographer for an amazing organization called Foster Dogs NYC. After photographing their adoption event at BarkFest, I was honored when the organization’s founder Sarah asked me to take photos for their Fospice Program. This program, which was inspired by the ASPCA’s fospice program, provides end-of-life comfort and care…

  10. Our Summer Vacation (well, mostly photos of Escher)

    23 Aug 2015
    Last week, Jon and I took a road trip through the Catskills and up to Vermont. Since Escher has gotten used to the world more, we decided to bring him with us! We all had a fantastic time enjoying the great outdoors, visiting with dear friends, checking out potential wedding venues…