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Is your furry family member cute enough to be published in a pet photo book?
Most pet-lovers will answer that question with a resounding “YES!” And they would all be correct. We can all agree that our pets are adorable and extremely photogenic, so why not have yours photographed by one of Colorado’s top pet photographers to be featured in a coffee table book that benefits homeless pets? Intrigued? Read on to learn more.
First, let’s introduce you to the photographer. Sean McNeil has been involved in photography his entire life. The son of a talented photographer who founded McNeil Designer Portraits, Sean has a natural talent and gifted eye, so it was only a matter of time before he found his way into the field and began working for the family business. McNeil has become quite accomplished in his own right too, he was named 2017 Best Pet Photographer by Denver A-list City voters.
Now, the book. “Dogs of Denver & Friends” is a limited-edition, hard-cover coffee table book that features beautiful, full-color pet portraits. Only published every few years, it is a unique way to create a lasting memory of your furry family member. This year, for the first time ever, animals besides dogs will be featured in the book, so cats and even rabbits, guinea pigs and other small pets will be included.
So, how do you get your pet in this book? For a $250 donation, you get a one-hour photo session with Sean McNeil for a single pet, a full page with your pet’s photo and a copy of the book when it is published later this year, in time for the holiday season. The best part? 100% of your donation will go directly to the Dumb Friends League to help pets and horses in need.
When you participate in “Dogs of Denver & Friends”, you’re helping pets like Mobo. The 8-month-old kitten came from an overwhelmed shelter and was in desperate need of medical care when he arrived at the League. Not only was Mobo dehydrated and underweight, he was suffering from a severe upper respiratory infection, nasal ulcers, conjunctivitis, otitis and severe gingivitis. The sweet cat received the gentle care he needed to recover and was eventually adopted by a loving family.
So, if you want to help pets like Mobo and feature your photogenic pet in “Dogs of Denver & Friends”, schedule your professional photo session by visiting mcneildesignerportraits.com. Sessions are limited and only 250 pets will be featured in the book.
Learn more about the Dumb Friends League by visiting ddfl.org.