Dear Grizz | Dear Willow: the beginning of a beautiful friendship

Dear Grizz | Dear Willow: the beginning of a beautiful friendship

Posted on Feb 21, 2017

Our Willow the Wild has struck a delightful pen-pal friendship with Brindleberry Acres’s handsome Grizz. They don’t know we are publishing their letters to each other (shhhh… don’t tell them). Letter 1. Dear Grizz, First of all, may I say how glad I am that you wrote to me? Second, I’m afraid I won’t sound […]

Reasons Behind Those Top 10 Dog-Friendly Cities In The US

Reasons Behind Those Top 10 Dog-Friendly Cities In The US

Posted on Jan 24, 2017

Guest Post by Sloan McKinney Big news names like The Entrepreneur and the The Huffington Post regularly release articles on the “Top Ten Dog-Friendly Cities In The US.” Although their opinions may vary some on which cities actually deserve this honor, it’s interesting to look at their reasoning behind these choices. But first, let’s look […]

The Art of Gift Giving: Greyboy Pet Prints

The Art of Gift Giving: Greyboy Pet Prints

Posted on Nov 14, 2016

If there’s one good thing I can say about this grand ol’ digital age, it is that (aside from making some things easier, faster, fun) it has certainly given handmade art a sweet renaissance. The holidays get crazier every year, and I hate that instead of sitting around the table with our families on Thanksgiving […]

30 Derpy Dog Bloopers and a Chance to Win

30 Derpy Dog Bloopers and a Chance to Win

Posted on Oct 9, 2016

Working with animals is always unpredictable, that is the one thing you can rely on consistently. I am diligent about our shooting process, which involves putting the animal’s comfort first and the photography part second. That being said, the fact that we are prepared to handle any situation doesn’t necessarily mean funny and downright hilarious […]

15 books to a happy dog nerd

15 books to a happy dog nerd

Posted on Mar 3, 2016

Sophophilic, bibliophile… bookworm. Call it what you will, when you love books and love learning, it is a badge you wear proudly. In honor of World Book Day, I compiled a list of 15 of my all-time favorite books on the subject of dogs (and other creatures). If you have read them, tell me how […]

Earth Day Everyday : 14 Favorite Quotes | California Animal Photography

Earth Day Everyday : 14 Favorite Quotes | California Animal Photography

Posted on Apr 22, 2014

Here at The Labs & Co., there is no such thing as Earth Day, we celebrate that every day! It is these wild and beautiful places that inspire our work and feed our creative souls. It is the wilderness that serves as a backdrop to most of our photography work. It is this outdoorsy lifestyle […]

Ask First! A Retrotastic Campaign Poster for Dogs in Need of Space

Posted on Feb 4, 2013

from the Design Lab Many of us have been there, whether we have friendly dogs who love everyone or we have dogs that are not so sure about new people or other dogs, chances are, we have all had a moment or two during a walk or a hike when an encounter leaves our hearts […]

February’s Desktop: Hand-Made with Love

Posted on Feb 1, 2013

from  the Design Lab It’s month number two in 2013’s calendar series, and I’ve been drawing a lot of letters in my sketchbook lately for a branding project I am working on. I drew 4 more letters to share with you, after all, this fur-letter word is what February is all about right? I hope […]

A Puppy Grows Up!

Posted on Jan 24, 2013

from the Photo Lab My, how time seems to fly. Wasn’t it only yesterday I brought home a foster puppy named Willow? I will never forget seeing this beautiful creature, cautiously measuring me from the back of a kennel. I was sitting down on the cold floor, speaking softly and not looking at her, she […]

Three LOVEly New Products from Design Lab

Posted on Jan 17, 2013

from the Design Lab If you are anything like me, you are probably feeling January flying by! Before we know it, Valentine’s Day is around the corner and we have yet to figure out what “little something” to get for our loved ones. Fear not, your loyal Design Lab is here to help with not […]