Paris Worm Dog, 1985

The phoDOGrapher Has Moved to France

Back to the country where phoDOGraphy was born. I first photographed street dogs in 1985 in France. They exhibited so much character, so much variety of expression—plus a certain je ne sais quoi—that I decided on that trip that I would make those furry faces a major part of my career. Now I’m going back …

Dogs Dressed to the Nines

Behind the Scenes at the 2020 New York Pet Fashion Show

The 17th annual New York Pet Fashion Show New York Pet Fashion Show was bigger and more outrageous than ever. This annual spectacle, held at NYC’s Hotel Pennsylvania, benefits The Mayor’s Alliance for New York City Animals. The Pet Fashion Show’s theme this year was “World Couture for Animal Rescue”, with runway show themes: Sci-Fi Couture: …

New York Dog Photographer-Creating Original Pet Portraits in Manhattan

G-O-D Spelled Backward

phoDOGraphy joins two other artists in exhibiting dog-themed art at “G-O-D Spelled Backward”, a group show at Mason Civic League, 1200 Washington Street, Hoboken NJ, opening July 7, 2016

rescued cats and dogs at Adoptapalooza, by phoDOGraphy

Adoptapalooza Union Square

Dozens of cats & dogs found homes at the Mayor’s Alliance for Animals‘ pet adoption event, Adoptapalooza, at Union Square on April 10. Here are a few rescues (some of which may still be available), visitors, and just great faces at the event.

NYC Shelter Dogs at Bideawee, photographed by

Bideawee Rescues Photo Archive

The phoDOGrapher volunteers pet photography at Bideawee (as well as Animal Haven), in an effort to help more rescued animals find homes. Hopefully these pets have found homes, but there are always more at Don’t Shop—Adopt! And these are some previous rescues who have most likely been adopted:

pet photographer in New York City

Adoptapalooza Prospect Park

Shooting for The Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals on Saturday, I enjoyed a beautiful afternoon in Prospect Park with some fabulous animals looking for homes. It’s amazing that some of these beautiful creatures are ever abandoned.