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Families turn to pros to capture canine memories

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  • This Sept, 13, 2007 photo provided by pet photographer Rachael Hale McKenna shows one of her 'clients,' Kizzie a 6-year-old boxer-Dalmatian mix, in a commissioned portrait taken in New Zealand.

      This Sept, 13, 2007 photo provided by pet photographer Rachael Hale McKenna shows one of her 'clients,' Kizzie a 6-year-old boxer-Dalmatian mix, in a commissioned portrait taken in New Zealand.
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  • In this Jan. 30, 2005 photo provided by pet photographer Rachael Hale McKenna shows her client Heyla, a 10-year-old Saluki, photographed in Paris in front of the Louvre Museum. McKenna photographed France's dogs for her photo book, "The French Dog."

      In this Jan. 30, 2005 photo provided by pet photographer Rachael Hale McKenna shows her client Heyla, a 10-year-old Saluki, photographed in Paris in front of the Louvre Museum. McKenna photographed France's dogs for her photo book, "The French Dog."
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  • This March, 2013 photo provided by pet photographer Jenna Leigh Teti shows one of her 'clients,' Maggie Munchkin, in Jersey City, NJ. Professional pet photographers are using owner interviews, familiar toys and favorite places to bring out the best in the dogs they shoot, knowing that missing a shot now is inexcusable, but taking it later might be impossible.

      This March, 2013 photo provided by pet photographer Jenna Leigh Teti shows one of her 'clients,' Maggie Munchkin, in Jersey City, NJ. Professional pet photographers are using owner interviews, familiar toys and favorite places to bring out the best in the dogs they shoot, knowing that missing a shot now is inexcusable, but taking it later might be impossible.
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  • In this Friday, May 2, 2014 photo, pet photographer Lori Fusaro shares a moment with Sunny, her 18-year-old pit bull terrier, in the Los Angeles suburb of Culver City, Calif. Fusaro is set to publish a book called "My Old Dog" in the spring of 2015. She's shot thousands of photos for Los Angeles Animal Services, which puts old (and young) dogs on their website in hopes they will attract exactly the right owner.

      In this Friday, May 2, 2014 photo, pet photographer Lori Fusaro shares a moment with Sunny, her 18-year-old pit bull terrier, in the Los Angeles suburb of Culver City, Calif. Fusaro is set to publish a book called "My Old Dog" in the spring of 2015. She's shot thousands of photos for Los Angeles Animal Services, which puts old (and young) dogs on their website in hopes they will attract exactly the right owner.
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  • This Friday, May 2, 2014 photo Lori Fusaro sits with Sunny, right an 18 year old Pit Bull and Gabi, 11, in the Culver City section of Los Angeles. Fusaro is set to publish a book called "My Old Dog" in the spring of 2015. She's shot thousands of photos for Los Angeles Animal Services, which puts old (and young) dogs on their website in hopes they will attract exactly the right owner.

      This Friday, May 2, 2014 photo Lori Fusaro sits with Sunny, right an 18 year old Pit Bull and Gabi, 11, in the Culver City section of Los Angeles. Fusaro is set to publish a book called "My Old Dog" in the spring of 2015. She's shot thousands of photos for Los Angeles Animal Services, which puts old (and young) dogs on their website in hopes they will attract exactly the right owner.
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Twenty years ago, most people didn't think to put their pet in a family photo or on the annual christmas card. today, family portraits and cards are likely to be built around a beloved animal. and the older a pet gets, the more owners will think about professional photographs.

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