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Working Out Doggie Style At Cool Dog Gear: Why It Should Be Your New Year’s Resolution.

Recently named “Pet Product News’ Retail Concept of the Year for 2018-2019” Cool Dog Gear offers a wide range of quality pet supplies and the unique WODS (Working Out Doggie Style) program.

I first walked into Cool Dog Gear in Oxford Valley Mall just looking to do some shopping for my two dogs. But when I entered, I was drawn to the back half of the store that had been completely transformed into a gym with agility and workout equipment for both dogs and their humans.

After speaking with Michelle, one of the many knowledgeable employees working at Cool Dog Gear, I booked a class for Dagger (my teenager pup) on the spot!

Avery zooming through the weave.

Six months later I can say that working out with Dagger has been the most rewarding experience. He went from being the shy guy, afraid of most things on his first class, to now conquering his fears and gaining so much confidence in and out of the gym. Plus he gets so excited when we head to the mall and he knows he’s going to the gym to see one of his favorite people in the world, his WODS instructor and co-owner of CDG, Sue Hepner.

Cassie on the teeter totter.

To all my fellow pet parents out there- I can’t recommend Cool Dog Gear and their WODS program enough. The instructors will tailor the perfect workout experience for you and your dog- no matter their age, size, or ability.

Siblings Lomax and Luna jumping in tandem.

For more information:
Stop in any of their three locations: Oxford Valley Mall, Plymouth Meeting Mall, and Montgomery Mall
Follow them on social media: @cooldoggear on instagram and facebook
Check out their website: https://www.cooldog-gear.com

2019 Bigg Mugg Ambassadogs wanted! | Philadelphia Pennsylvania | Bucks County Dog Photographer

Bigg Mugg Photography is searching for a select few Philadelphia/Bucks County Area pups to be Brand Ambassadogs for 2019. Our goal is to increase brand awareness throughout the Greater Philadelphia Area.

What is an Ambassadog? A dog who (along with their parents) actively and positively promotes the Bigg Mugg Photography brand in their community and on social media.

Applicants MUST love dogs and consider them as a part of the family. They make you laugh and bring you true joy everyday. You diligently do your best to keep them happy and healthy and proudly display images and artwork in your home (and may have one too many breed specific decorations from Home Goods). 😳

Those selected will receive a complimentary photography session and some cool Bigg Mugg swag!

To apply please click here: BMP Ambassadog Application

Longport Dog Beach Portrait Sessions | Philadelphia Pennsylvania and New Jersey Pet Photographer

Bigg Mugg is going down the shore!

For the first time ever I’ll be hosting a limited amount of portrait sessions right on the dog beach in Longport, NJ.

$125 gets your pup a personalized 30 minutes-ish photo shoot with their paws in the sand and their fur blowing in the ocean breeze! A bonus “fusion video” (contains stills and video in a short format from the session) is included with all reservations. There will also be special items available for purchase at your private image reveal appointment that aren’t offered at any other time!

Time slots are available on September 15th and 16th. Image reveal appointments will be about a week after your portrait session. To get started fill out the form here: Reservation Form

Addressing Common Questions and Concerns | Greater Philadelphia Pet Photography Session

So you’ve seen the work of Bigg Mugg Photography but you’re still not sure how it would work with your pet? Then this is the post for you!

A few of the most common concerns I hear from clients are:

  • My dog would never sit still!
    Trust me when I say that NO dog sits still, some just sit still-er than others 😉 I work with and successfully photography dogs of all energy levels.
  • They’re not the best listener and there’s no way they could be off leash.
    That’s perfectly okay! I prefer all dogs to be leashed at all times for everyone’s safety when out in a public place. They will be edited out of the final images. 
  • I have a dog who is very nervous/reactive.
    If your pup is particularly reactive and nervous outside of the home then I will be more than happy to come to you. Your pup’s comfort is the most important thing and I can still capture them in all their glory playing fetch in the backyard or lounging in their favorite sun spot!
  • I love Bigg Mugg Photography but I don’t have any dogs.
    Dogs are my most popular subject but they are not the only pet’s I photograph. My camera is open to cats, horses, birds, hermit crabs, etc! 
  • Can people be in the images as well?
    Yes! I strongly encourage everyone to be in at least a few photographs with their pet. I’m passionate about getting those images during the session that I know you will cherish for years to come.

Ready to get started? Click here!

 

 

BMP 2018 Ambassadog Program | Philadelphia Area | Bucks County Pet Photographer

Bigg Mugg Photography is searching for a select few Philadelphia/Bucks County Area pups to be Brand Ambassadogs for 2018. Our goal is to increase brand awareness throughout the Greater Philadelphia Area.

What is an Ambassadog? A dog who (along with their parents) actively and positively promotes the Bigg Mugg Photography brand in their community and on social media.

Applicants MUST love dogs and consider them as a part of the family. They make you laugh and bring you true joy everyday. You diligently do your best to keep them happy and healthy and proudly display images and artwork in your home (and may have one too many breed specific decorations from Home Goods). 😳

Those selected will receive a complimentary photography session and some cool Bigg Mugg swag!

To apply please click here: BMP Ambassadog Application

Halloween Costume Sessions by Bigg Mugg Photography| Costume Contest Bucks County Philadelphia Dog Photographer

Create your own or buy something epic from the store- we will have a lot of fun while photographing your pet in all their costumed glory in the gorgeous fall landscape.

Unique to the Halloween Sessions, you will receive a limited edition “retro viewer” of your images. Remember all those times you would look into one and click through the pictures as a kid? Guaranteed to provide a very fun and nostalgic way to remember the session and share it with your friends and family.

BOOK NOW! 

$125 includes the session fee and a retro viewer of images from your shoot.
PLUS entry into the Bigg Mugg Costume Contest where the winner will receive a scary good prize basket and a FREE SESSION!

Rules and conditions:
$50 to reserve your appointment
Pets must be in costume for the session
$30 for each additional pet
Your favorite image will be posted on Facebook for the contest
Contest will run October 24th-31st and the winner will be announced on Halloween

RESERVE YOUR SPOT!

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Lower Makefield Community Day, Photobooth for Lower Makefield Township Dog Park | Bucks County Dog Photographer

Bigg Mugg Photography is partnering with the Lower Makefield Township Dog Park to bring a photobooth experience to the LMT Community Pride Day on 9/03/2017. I will be offering 5×7 digital images for a suggested donation of $10 to the park. All pets and their people are allowed to participate.

LMT Dog Park Photobooth Flier

For more information on the LMT Dog Park visit: LMT Dog Park Website

Come  on out and let’s have some fun! More information on the events of the day can be found here: LMT Community Pride Day Poster

 

 

 

Philly Loves PAWS Update

Hey y’all!

Mini sessions are still on for PLP Day. They will take place on May 17 from 5-7ish and May 20 from 4-7ish. Spots are limited!

50 bones- 8.5×11 archival print and digital image for social media sharing.

Percentage of all proceeds will be donated to the Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society!

Additionally if you book a shoot with us (any date, down payment to reserve spot) between now and May 17 then it will be included in our donation to PAWS.

Text/call 267-225-8255 or email hello@biggmugg.photos for more info!

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http://www.phillylovespaws.org

Mini Sessions for PAWS! 

Philly Loves PAWS Day is coming up next month. Perfect opportunity for me to meet you and your pets while helping Philadelphia become a no-kill city.

Only 50 bones for a 15ish minute session and an 8.5×11 archival print!

Session time-slots will be available on Wednesday May 17th (official PLP Day) and Saturday May 20th.