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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Harley & Courtney {Nashville Family Photographer}

On the blog this week is Harley & Courtney! Harley is 3 month old fox red Labrador retriever and is super adorable and very sweet!

Courtney says she was very undecided about his name at first and had several that she liked. Ultimately her mom started saying the name Harley and it eventually just stuck. Now she thinks it really suits him! He has a tough side but is also a very sweet and playful pup.

Currently, Harley's favorite thing to do is chew. He chews everything from shoes and furniture to walls and cabinets. His least favorite thing is leaving the dog park after playing with other dogs.

Courtney’s favorite thing about Harley is how excited he gets to see her in the mornings and when I come home from work. She says, “He's a funny little pup and he brightens my day everyday.” Her favorite thing about the breed is the energy, how loving they are, and how much they love water. Specifically with Harley, she fell in love with the color of his coat. “I like how unique it is!” 

Enjoy some favorites from their mini session!

~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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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!