We get questions all the time about working with difficult pets, especially dogs. Cats can be difficult as well as they seldom like traveling to a new location and most really do not like having their portrait taken.
Usually we get questions about dogs. Most often we hear, “my dog is so hyper they won’t sit still for a photo.” That is usually not that big of a deal for us. Many times the dog is quite energetic but given a little amount of time to check out the new space (studio) and us they begin to get comfortable and settle down. Sometimes we need to ask the owner to leave the room—this can also calm the pet somewhat. And in really hard instances we work with certified pet trainers that know exactly how to handle difficult dogs.