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  1. Spring has sprung: Bristol style

    Date 18 Apr 2017
    This sweet little lady (above) is Mabel and she lives with a lovely couple called Phil and Kath in Bristol. After their daughter Rachael moved away from home, there was a space in the family home that needed filling.We met Phil, Kath, Rachael and Mabel at an event last summer. Rachael sneakily purchased a photoshoot voucher without her…

  2. The Pet Collective 2016: a year in pet photos

    Date 05 Jan 2017
    Simon and I (Carly) have been portrait photographers for many years, but having launched The Pet Collective as a specialist pet photography service in December 2015 we have been overwhelmed with how well it’s been received When we launched we immediately garnered much interest and intrigue, which ultimately led to over 100 new clients…

  3. Lily’s Kitchen delicious new menu, in photos

    Date 15 Nov 2016
    We recently photographed a selection of the new Lily’s Kitchen menu for cats.  A box full of goodies arrived humorously addressed to our 3 feline friends. The postman asked for a signature from Max Louie or Charlie so when we explained they are our cats he laughed and agreed to settle for a paw print.  First up was the…

  4. The four seasons: Dogs in summer

    Date 14 Oct 2016
    We love photographing cats and dogs equally, but there is no denying that it’s pretty exciting being able to go to pretty much any public space with a dog for a location shoot. You’re really only limited by the dog’s behaviour and any spaces where dogs aren’t permitted off lead. …

  5. The best behaved bunch: Collies & kids!

    Date 13 Oct 2016
    Gemma contacted The Pet Collective a while back having been impressed with our work online, keen to arrange a photoshoot for her 5 dogs Being a dog trainer with her own very successful business (Daybreak Dogs) life took over and having not scheduled a shoot, the eldest of Gemma’s beloved dogs Kai passed away very…

  6. Forthglade: Clean eating for dogs campaign

    Date 06 Oct 2016
    The Pet Collective have an ongoing relationship with Forthglade natural pet food, and as such were approached to photograph the Forthglade #cleaneatingfordogs campaign this summer It’s no secret that we love fun and creative photography, so the brief was an exciting one: “Create a witty parody of The Hemsley Sisters, who promote clean eating for…

  7. Can you train a cat like a dog?

    Date 01 Sep 2016
    Can you train a cat like a dog? The short answer is: YES. We were excited to be sent an advance copy of The Trainable Cat book to review, not only because we’re cat-crazy but because we strongly believe that (to some degree) cat training is for every cat owner. Training your cat makes life…

  8. Why do problems arise between dogs and children?

    Date 01 Sep 2016
    Guest post by pet behaviour expert Rosie Bescoby of Pet Sense Why do problems arise between dogs and children?  A terrible tragedy occurred in August this year when a dog killed a 3-year-old little boy in Essex. We don’t know much about the circumstances surrounding the incident and there is no…

  9. A boisterous boy cat in his forever home

    Date 24 Aug 2016
    When Chanel almost cancelled the photoshoot for her cat Tigger due to him tearing his ear in a fight I knew I’d be dealing with a boisterous boy!  Thankfully it healed enough, and I witnessed one of the funniest relationships between a cat and its human. Chanel is clearly crazy…

  10. A day in the life of Charlie cat

    Date 23 Jul 2016
    After Charlie’s recent return after a 6 day ordeal missing from home we thought it would be a nice time to celebrate his life and show you guys a bit more of his lovable personality Some of you will have already known Charlie as one of the faces of The Pet Collective,…

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