Our Services

A little about what we do

We’re dog nerds, “outdorks” (outdoor enthusiasts) and a small team of
creative types with a mission to elevate brands through communication art.

Animal Photography Animal Photography

Whether you need engaging photographs for your business or brand, or would like to immortalize your beloved friend, The Photo Lab is here for you.

Illustration + Design Illustration + Design

The Design Lab offers boutique graphic design and illustration services for pet industry clients worldwide.

Content for Your Brand Content for Your Brand

Need lifestyle photography for your channels? Written articles for your blog or a short video to reach your audience? We are your dogs! Visit us at 365 Dog Hikes for more information.

Lab Notes

A memo book filled with wild tales and musings written from wherever we happen to be at the time.

Insta Organizing for Visual People (and a handy free template!)

Insta Organizing for Visual People (and a handy free template!)

Posted on Feb 1, 2018

  Do you ever look at gorgeous Instagram feeds and wonder “how do they make it look so pretty and cohesive?” The secret is organization and a little planning. But that sounds boring, and we are all visual people, right? This is where our Instabrandguide comes in. To make the most of this tool, we […]

“They’re here.”- a Halloween theme photoshoot

“They’re here.”- a Halloween theme photoshoot

Posted on Oct 30, 2017

Hello Halloween fans! It has been a spooky year to say the least, with all the current events taking place around the world, wouldn’t you say? In spite of reality often being scarier than fantasy, year five of our Halloween theme passion project could not go unmarked. So, here we are. This year, we pay […]

30 Lessons Learned from the Dogs I’ve Loved

30 Lessons Learned from the Dogs I’ve Loved

Posted on May 4, 2017

That saying by Orhan Pamuk, you know the one: “Dogs do speak, but only to those who know how to listen.” I find it to be very true in my daily work and life with dogs (and cats, they speak too). But I find that a keen sense of observation is the best way to hear what […]

More About the Labs

we love all things wild and beast related, we make pretty neat stuff you can buy and we’d love to grab coffee with you sometime.

Join our Model Network
Join our Model Network

Join our growing pack of talented dogs, cats and their people for opportunities to participate in our commercial, editorial or passion projects!


Our online boutique shop is often stocked with animal-related goods we create and collaborate on with other makesmiths.

Let’s go for a Hike

If you love dogs and the great outdoors, come visit our spokes dog Willow the Wild on our passion project 365 Dog Hikes. Join us for a hike, share your hike or read about gear we review in the wild.

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