Coozie Howell {Nashville Dog Photographer}

Sweet Coozie recently had a mini session with me at Smith Park, one of my very favorite locations. Coozies full name is Coozie on the Spur, and she is a 2 year old Black Labrador Retriever.

Here are some fun facts about Coozie, from her pup parent, Therese:

How did you come up with the name for your pup?

We own a house on the Tennessee River, and the community is known as Peter's Landing. Our first Retriever was Bella of Peter's Landing, so we tried to come up with a name related to the river. I wanted to call her Tenn Lizzie, and she responded to the ZZZ sound in her name. But my husband came up with Coozie, since we use coozies at the river. The road our house is on is known as the Spur, so she became Coozie on the Spur!

What do your dog love most / like least?

Coozie loves food, treats, toys, and her family, and I think that is the order in which she loves them! She absolutely hates squirrels, and people walking by "her" property!

What's your favorite thing about her?

We love that Coozie is a "chill" lab - she's calm, and sometimes a little shy. And we like that she is smaller than most labs; she is fun-sized!

What do you love most about the breed?

Labrador Retrievers love people, dogs, food, and life! The breed is loyal, loving, and smart.

Hope you enjoy a few of my favorites of this sweet girl!

Mandy

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The Thompson Family {Nashville Dog Photographer}

I am so excited to share these photos from the Thompson's  pet and family mini session at Smith park this week! 

If this family looks familiar to you, it’s because we did an in studio pets and their people session last year and I was so happy to get to do updated images for them this year!

Brittany and Isaac have two adorable boys: Chase, 4 and Nate, who just turned 2, and a furry family member named Rudy! Rudy is a maltese with a little mix of Havanese.  

The Thompsons named Rudy after Isaac's favorite movie Rudy, which is about Notre Dame (Isaac's favorite team). He's definitely a people-lover and enjoys playing catch with squeaky toys. He even waves when you come home and is definitely a cuddle-bug!

And although Brittany has animal allergies, malteses are hypoallergenic -- so she gets to love on Rudy without sneezing!  

Take a look at a few of my favorites from this fun dog and family session.

~ Mandy

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The Fritz Family {Nashville Pet Photographer}

Today's post features a handful of my favorite photographs from a portrait session with the Fritz family! Meet Lee, Whitney, and their super adorable 13-month-old Yorkie, named Yoda!

When they adopted Yoda from RARE (Rural Animal Rescue Effort), he already had the name, and they loved it so much they kept it! He loves anything related to food and treats, especially carrot sticks. And unlike other dogs out there, he enjoys looking handsome in his clothes and even cries when we take them off! For the family portrait session, you can even see him wearing a cute red polo shirt below!

Yoda has a big personality in a small package, is very intelligent, and definitely a snuggler. :)

Enjoy the previews!

~ Mandy

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Mandy Whitley Photography is Nashville's premiere pet photographer. Mandy Whitley creates fun and playful photographs with pets and their people. She photographs portrait sessions, family sessions, couple portraits, and weddings - as well as just pets! To inquire about booking a photo session, contact Mandy!