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Alan's 1st Gotcha Day: A Year in Pictures

On 15th March 2018 we celebrate Alan’s 1st Gotcha Day! Click through to see Alan’s year in pictures and take a look back at all of his best (and most cheeky) moments, including reuniting him with his siblings and celebrating his 1st birthday.

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What to Expect on a Pet Stories Photoshoot

Understanding your pet and the lifestyle you share is absolutely essential to producing great photographs. Read on for an insight into the process of a Pet Stories shoot and why taking the pictures is only a small part of it.

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Keeping an Eye on Alan with the Furbo Dog Camera

Just before Christmas, Alan received an early present from the lovely folk at Furbo. For just over a month now we’ve been using this popular treat dispensing camera and not only has it become integrated into our home decor, it’s become crucial to our routine. In this post you can read about what I like most about the Furbo Dog Camera and some of my top tips on how to use it effectively and not obsessively.

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A Sunday at home with Alice, Pete and JD the Cavalier King Charles

For my first shoot of the year I got to spend a lazy Sunday with JD the Cavalier and his owners Alice and Pete. I captured a typical day at home and all of JD’s cheeky habits. Well, not all of them, some are just a bit too cheeky …

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Rupert's 3rd Birthday Pawty at Brewdog Leeds

Myself and Alan recently got to experience the new Brewdog party service for dogs, after receiving an invite (from Al’s little pal) to Rupert’s 3rd birthday party. We had so much fun, Alan could barely keep his eyes open by the end of it. Click through to see some of my favourite pictures from the night.

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Shooting the latest James Wellbeloved campaign #wearewellbeloved

Earlier this Summer Pet Stories was asked to shoot for natural and wholesome pet food brand James Wellbeloved. Click through for a sneak peek at the brand’s newest social media campaign and a first look at some of my favourite shots of the day.

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A day in the life of Nesta the Irish Wolfhound pup

Everything's big when it comes to Nesta. Her crate, the car, her high rise food bowls ... the food bill. She's an Irish Wolfhound pup and at seven months old, weighs in at 42 kilos. She's a beauty. So you can imagine my excitement when I was asked to visit her for an at-home photoshoot. 

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Morus the shop dog at Fred Aldous Manchester

For a dog with such little legs, Morus (pronounced Morris) the Corgi has a pretty big personality. He's the resident dog at Manchester's beloved art shop, Fred Aldous, and since being a puppy he's been helping out in the basement warehouse. I stopped by to get some photos of Morus the Fred Aldous mascot, capturing his typical day at work. 

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A farewell story: Amber + Clive

Amber has to leave soon. The world's calling for her next big adventure, which sadly, means a lot of impending goodbyes are on the horizon. But the most painful of them all will be to Clive. Her best friend, her counsellor ... her cat. 

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Stevie the shop dog at Colours May Vary Leeds

Colours May Vary is an independent book and homewares shop with an exhibition space celebrating the local independent creatives of Leeds and beyond. I visited Becky and Andy in Stevie's third week in the shop, and I couldn't believe how quickly she'd settled in. It's as if she'd been there for years ...

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Pals in the Park: Geoff & Tilly

One of my favourite things about being a dog owner is how people are brought together organically. You naturally stop and chat with people in the community, something that’s a bit of a rarity in today’s iPhone driven world. I had the pleasure of photographing two of my favourite park pals - Geoff and his dog Tilly.

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Pet Stories First Birthday Exhibition

In March 2018, Pet Stories turned 1. In a year, we've come across a whole lot of unique personalities, and have a cracking selection of photos to match. So what better way to celebrate a year of Pet Stories photography than by sharing the archives. Happy Birthday to us. 

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Introducing the Newest Member of the Pet Stories Team ...

Say hello to the new addition to the family. Alan. At 4 months old, he journeyed all the way from Cyprus, and already, he's settling in and making himself at home. We're 7 days in and highlights of the week include, learning to sit, his first poo in the park and him finally braving stairs.

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Join us at Woodlawn Coffee to celebrate Pet Stories First Birthday

Come and join us as we celebrate a year of Pet Stories and take a look back through the archives. There'll be music, Pawsecco and even the chance to win a Pet Stories shoot in the Instagram Cuddle Corner. 

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A morning with Emma + Lady at Pot Yer Tits Away Luv

One’s a superwoman tit pot maker, the other, a little Dreamies obsessed diva. I hung out with the Pot Yer Tits Away Luv dream team, capturing their typical working day and their unique bond. 

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Getting Organised with the Nooshel 2018 Dog Diary

The guys at Nooshel kindly gifted me my very own Dog Diary earlier this year, a product I'd swooned over on Instagram, and soon realised was a must-have necessity. It's coming to the end of January (and very nearly my first year as a professional pet photographer) and honestly, I don't know how I ever survived without my little black book. Here's what I love most about it ...

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Win a Free Photoshoot with Pet Stories Smiles!

I don't know about you but after such a lovely Christmas I've had a bad case of the January blues, so I have a competition guaranteed to cheer us all up. 

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Introducing ... the Pet Stories Christmas Package

I've been itching to share with you all my specially put together Christmas package! My photography is all about capturing your pet at their happiest, whether it's at home or on their favourite walk. So for Christmas, who's to say we can't do exactly the same, but with a festive spin?

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What really happens when your dog goes to the groomers?

Earlier this month I shadowed Anna at Moonshine Dog Grooming and got to experience for myself a typical day at the dog groomers. My camera followed Anna's every move and with two nail appointments and a full groom booked in, I got to capture each stage of her special pamper treatments.

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