Murphy’s Grand Day Out

Murphy’s Grand Day Out

I photograph a lot of older dogs and it suddenly occurred to me that Murphy isn’t getting any younger. He’s 7 now but who knows if this is the last summer to get action shots. So we headed to Grand Lake to get swimming photos of my boy while he’s still young and...
5 best hikes for Thanksgiving weekend

5 best hikes for Thanksgiving weekend

I don’t know about you but I ate too much leftover Halloween candy and didn’t walk Murphy enough during that last snowstorm. A winter hike is just what Murphy and I need this week! Here are our favorite hikes within an hour of Denver. White Ranch Park – This is...
K-9 Kara joins Colorado Mounted Rangers

K-9 Kara joins Colorado Mounted Rangers

I recently had the honor of photographing a K-9 police dog at her badging ceremony. Animal Farm Foundation rescued Kara from a shelter and then Universal K9 trained her for narcotics detection and tracking. She is the first K-9 member of the Colorado Mounted Rangers...
Paw School

Paw School

What’s more fun than a room full of overjoyed dogs? Taking photos of them! “Take a picture, it will last longer” definitely applies because you can freeze the action. I love the unbridled enthusiasm of this agile Bernese Mountain Dog. What a happy...
I brake for dogs

I brake for dogs

One day my husband and I were driving when he slammed on the brakes and said, “There’s a dog in that bush”. I looked, expecting to see a lost dog. Instead, I saw an enormous dog sculpture mounted in a bush. Not to mention it was decorated for St....
How to make a squirrel piñata

How to make a squirrel piñata

Murphy’s birthday is coming up so I made him a squirrel piñata. Doesn’t everyone make piñatas for their dog? OK, it was really a prop for a photo shoot but I had a lot of fun making it. It was the first piñata I’ve made since New Year’s Eve...