Tools for Separation Anxiety - Gates, Crates, Curtains, Treats, and Toys
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…
The Fundamentals of Your Separation Anxiety Training Plan
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…
Separation Anxiety: My Dog’s Story
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,…
Holiday Pop Up Pet Portrait Sessions at CB2 Soho!
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…
Kayla’s Coney Island Adventure
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…
Strutting with the Mutts of Foster Dogs!
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…
Foster Dogs NYC Fospice: Beau
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…
Our Summer Vacation (well, mostly photos of Escher)
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…
Announcing Baby Hudson Leo
My nephew is here! My nephew is here! My nephew is here
Design ©Minted, Photo ©Stacey Axelrod
We had a fun impromptu photo shoot to make the above birth announcement. Sara and Mike’s cat, Domino, was a very good test model whenever Hudson needed a break. Here’s a little peek behind…
Baby Hudson is coming soon!
I am very happy to announce that I will soon be an aunt to a special little boy named Hudson Leo Axelbaum. My beautiful sister Sara is due on June 6, 2015. She and Mike are so excited to be parents!
Me, Sara, and our mom Amy (photo by Mike)