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Duly Noted | Dog Friendly Halifax

Last weekend I visited an adorable shop in Halifax called Duly Noted (on Doyle St, right near Spring Garden). They sell beautiful greeting cards, notebooks, craft papers, gift items… it’s a stationery lover’s heaven! They’re also dog friendly, so I knew I had to photograph a pup in there!

Since it’s a small shop, I decided a small breed would be the best choice. And Azalea was the first little model I thought of! She was one of my Ambassadogs in 2017 and she’s a little supermodel.

Check her out!

And stay tuned for an upcoming blog where I challenged myself to use a little compact camera and photograph Azalea downtown Halifax!

Coffin Skate Shop | Dog Friendly Halifax

Halifax has its own roller derby league (Anchor City Rollers), as well as the Oval for roller skating in summer, skate parks, and now roller discos held at the Mayflower Curling Club! This city is going to the skaters, and I LOVE it!

With all this fun skating happening, we need a local store to get all our gear (not to mention advice on joining derby, learning to skate on quad skates, and the best trails to explore on wheels). So Coffin Skate Shop is absolutely the place to go! And they’re also the team who brought back roller discos!

I took two pups to the shop last weekend for a fun little session because the shop is dog-friendly and I wanted to make sure everyone knew. Stephanie Coffin and her husband James are awesome people and skaters, and they welcomed us with open arms!

These fabulous models are Gnocchi the Corgi and Nymeria the Samoyed who is only a few months old. Both have their own Instagram accounts (of course)! So go follow them after you see how adorable they are ;)

Cambridge Suites Hotel: Part 2 | Dog Friendly Halifax

Halifax and HRM is a fairly dog friendly place! I’ve been working on a side project over the last year where I showcase some of these fabulous businesses by doing a photo shoot at their location.

Last weekend I coordinated with Cambridge Suites in Halifax (right near Citadel Hill!) to photograph 3 stunning pups around their hotel! We were given access to a few guest suites, the rooftop patio, and the lobby. So much fun! And the staff were thrilled to meet these sweet models.

In today’s blog, please meet Bella and Beanie the Miniature Dachshunds!

A Bernedoodle also joined me at Cambridge Suites that day…

Check out George’s blog HERE!

Cambridge Suites Hotel | Dog Friendly Halifax

I love finding businesses around Halifax and HRM that are dog friendly. I’ve been working on a side project over the last year where I showcase some of these businesses by doing a photo shoot at their location!

This past weekend I coordinated with Cambridge Suites in Halifax (right near Citadel Hill!) to photograph 3 stunning pups around their hotel! We were given access to a few guest suites, the rooftop patio, and the lobby. So much fun! And the staff were thrilled to meet these sweet models.

In today’s blog, please meet George the Bernedoodle!

Two miniature dachshunds also joined me at Cambridge Suites that day…

Check out Beanie and Bella’s blog HERE!

Meet the 2019 Ambassadogs!

I am SO excited to finally introduce my Ambassadogs for this year with their first Wet Nose portraits!

We hung out at Garrison Brewing this weekend for some drinks, puppy cuddles, and photos. It was a great way for our group to get to know each other (both humans and pups), and get excited for what’s to come this year. I photographed these sweethearts around the brewery, showing off their custom bandanas from Puppy Riot Designs.

This year each Ambassadog will get their very own Wet Nose session, as well as several unique group sessions! So stay tuned for lots more photos of these beauties throughout the year.

Alright, without further ramblings… please say hello to Willow the Berger Picard, Delta the Black Lab, and Wick the Nova Scotia Duck Toller!!