FANCY PAWS: It’s your time to shine, PUPS!

you wouldn’t believe how excited i am to announce this today- birds of a feather and our amazing friend sarah of smitten studio have teamed up to put together a {well-styled} dog photoshoot to raise money for NKLA!  NKLA is a coalition of animal welfare organizations dedicated to ending the killing of healthy and treatable pets in LA shelters. YES!!!

we love what they’re doing and are so excited to raise money to help those pups who are less fortunate. we’ll be styling and photographing YOUR pups in our fundraising efforts.  imagine your pup putting his/her best paw forward to help those in need…  amazing, right?!  we think so!

all of the details are below.  i hope you can make it, and please help spread the word to all the los angeles dog lovers you know!  xx-sarah


WHO: your beloved canine

WHAT: a 15 minute styled photo session of your pup (photographed by “birds of a feather” and styled by Sarah of “A House in the Hills” & Sarah of “Smitten Studio“),
5  high resolution digital files from the shoot available for download,
$125 donation

WHERE: The Forge studio, 2636 Huron St. Los Angeles, 90065

WHEN: Sunday, March 10, 2013, 9 am- 5pm  first come, first serve!

WHY: to raise money for NKLA, a coalition of animal welfare organizations dedicated to ending the killing of healthy and treatable pets in LA shelters.


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  1. Kara|

    I already mentioned this to Sarah S., but let me know if you need help that day. I can wrangle puppies, dangle treats, etc. That'd be my contribution to the cause!

  2. James|

    This is great! I have 2 dogs I'd love to have photographed together. Do we need to make a reservation somewhere?

  3. kate|

    Ah, can you make this a yearly thing? I wont be moving back to CA until the end of this year 🙂 Id love to contribute and see my little one all dolled up! 🙂 best wishes

  4. sarah yates|

    @erica- YAY!!!!!

    @kate- if the demand is there than we most certainly will!

  5. sarah yates|

    hi mindy! cuteness! we are going to offer multiple dogs with an additional fee (TBD). all money raised goes directly to NKLA though, so it'll be worth it!

    @mary- you know i won't be able to help myself!!! 🙂

  6. Lizzy|

    Sounds like a wonderful event, wish I could attend (a little challenging since I live Denver).

    I wanted to bring this to your attention since you are a fellow dog lover.

    I came across a story online last week about a woman who had helped a man get his dog back from a
    high kill dog shelter in San Bernadino. He didn't have the $400 required to get his dog back after it had been taken away (unpaid traffic tickets?). She regularly takes pictures of the little angels in hopes of getting them adopted ASAP before they are killed. I thought maybe sharing this link with your readers
    might get the word out about this high kill shelter (only 5 days to get adopted or killed:( )

    Her name is Maria Sanchez (please visit her Facebook page). The shelter is the San Bernadino City Shelter.

  7. sarah yates|

    thanks so much for sharing lizzy! i heard about that guy and his dog- and how he turned around and is suing her for not giving him all of the money she raised in cash. terrible! but lover her for ding what she did and will certainly help spread the word!

    yay shaina and georgia, can't wait to meet you!

    thanks rory! who knows, maybe someday… 🙂

    @kare- YES YES YES PLEASE!! that would be amazing!

  8. maddy|

    Wow! What an amazing thing. Keep us posted if this ever ventures out of LA in to NY. My frenchie is in dire need of getting even more attention that he already does!


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