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For November’s National Pet Cancer Awareness Month, I’m participating in a JOY Raising Campaign benefitting the Morris Animal Foundation. My contribution is a $400 donation to the organization, plus a FREE Joy Session for one lucky pet owner!

How to enter: (must have an Instagram account)

The promotion runs through November 20th, with the winner announced November 21st.

Enter as many times as you wish! Some of the entries will be featured on my @joy_session account.

The winner’s session must take place within 20 miles of zip code 55418, or you can pay travel fees for anywhere else.

Make a tax-deductible donation:

If you’d like to make your own tax-deductible donation to an amazing nonprofit, we’d love it if you could contribute to our campaign and help us meet our goal! (Remember, Give to the Max Day is November 17th)

Give to the JOY Raising Campaign

Morris Animal Foundation is a global leader in funding scientific studies that advance the health of cats, dogs, horses and wildlife. Since their founding in 1948, they’ve invested more than $100 million toward 2,400+ studies that have improved the health and quality of life for over 20,000 species worldwide. At any one time, they manage 300 studies at the world’s most respected research institutions, veterinary colleges, and zoos.

Let me know if you have any questions! Info poster below.


Contest Rules: Contest ends Nov 20, 2016. Winner announced Nov 21, 2016. Winner will be selected at random, and must have completed both steps above. Session must be completed before May 1, 2017, or will be forfeited. **Session must take place within 20 miles of zip code 55418, or the winner will pay travel fees.** Session is for 1 pet only. Additional pets may be added for $50 each. No cash value. No substitutions. By entering the contest, you acknowledge that we may repost your photo and text.

Wow, what a gorgeous day for a photo shoot! I love all these colors, and I think Sydney the Australian Cattle Dog (and her parents!) had a pretty fun session :)


Vaako the Bengal got *super* playful with some catnip spray, and I love the eye contact on his upside-cat!


Charlie and his younger “brother” were in the studio today for the second half of their Combo Session. He’s 11 1/2 years old, happy and healthy. I just love his endearing white face :)