Posts Tagged "Kerry Martin"

    1. Dog Photo Challenge ~ Easter ‘Bunnies’

      Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ Easter Bunny

      April 17, 2017

      All weekend we’ve been enjoying the most adorable photos of your ‘bunnies’ in celebration for Easter. And we don’t want…

    2. Dog Photo Challenge ~ Upside Down

      Puppy Tales Dog Photo Challenge ~ Upside Down

      April 10, 2017

      I just adore the funniness and craziness of upside down dogs!  They never fail to bring a smile to my…

    3. Dog Photo Challenge ~ Bath Time

      Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ Bathtime

      April 3, 2017

      How does your best buddy feel about their bathtime? Love? Loath? Somewhere in between? Whichever it is, there’s something fabulous…

    1. Dog Photo Challenge ~ Cheeky Tongue

      Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ Cheeky Tongue

      March 27, 2017

      😛  😛  😛 How often do you get a photo of a cute cheeky tongue from your dog? If you’re…

    2. Dog Photo Challenge ~ Red

      Puppy Tales Dog Photo Challenge ~ Red

      March 20, 2017

      Red is my favourite colour! Red is the colour of love, energy and passion!   It’s eye-catching and exciting! So,…

    3. Dog Photo Challenge ~ Paw

      Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ Paw

      March 13, 2017

      I adore the feeling when the dog’s touch me with their paws. Sometimes it’s to get my attention. Sometimes it’s…

    1. Dog Photo Challenge ~ Sunset

      Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ Sunset

      March 6, 2017

      Sunset is one of our favourite times to head out on a walk with the dogs! And there is often…

    2. Dog Photo Challenge ~ Beach Dog

      Labrador Running along the Beach

      February 27, 2017

      We know many dogs love a trip to the Beach. With the fun of chasing birds, racing the waves or…

    3. Dog Photo Challenge ~ Photo Booth

      February 20, 2017

      Remember those photo booths where you could get your photo taken?   Where a little series of four photos capturing…

    1. Dog Photo Challenge ~ Silly Dog

      Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ Silly Dog

      February 6, 2017

      Silly has a few meanings, but when it comes to our dogs, we think it is best used as: “To be…

    2. Dog Photo Challenge ~ Aussie, Aussie, Aussie

      Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ Aussie, Aussie, Aussie

      January 25, 2017

      Aussie, Aussie, Aussie! Oi, Oi, Oi! That’s the chant that we’ll be hearing a lot tomorrow!  For it’s Australia Day…

    3. Dog Photo Challenge ~ 2016 FAVOURITE

      Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ 2016 Favourite

      January 17, 2017

      It’s back again this year – the challenge of picking your favourite photo from the previous year! For me, like…

    1. Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ Happy New Year!

      Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ Happy New Year

      January 9, 2017

      A huge, joyous, wonderful and happy New Year from us to you & your pack!   Our first challenge for…

    2. Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ Christmas Fun!

      Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ Christmas Fun

      December 12, 2016

      Let’s start off by saying ‘Merry Christmas’ to you and your gorgeous furkids!  We hope your Christmas preparations and celebrations…

    3. Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ Movember

      Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ Movember

      November 21, 2016

      It’s Movember! Behind the fun of Movember is an incredible cause. Movember is a global movement and charity that aims…

    1. Dog Photo Challenge ~ Running Dog

      Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ Running Dog

      November 7, 2016

      Run, run, run.   All our dogs LOVE to run. And it brings such a huge smile to my face…

    2. Dog Photo Challenge ~ BIG smile!

      Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ Big Smile

      November 1, 2016

      Doggie smiles!   Nothing brightens the day more than a smiling pooch. What kind of smile does your dog have?…

    3. A Pawsome Puppy Tales Giveaway

      Puppy Tales Pawsome Giveaway

      August 12, 2016

      It’s time…..! We’re so excited! That’s right, time for another huge & pawsome Puppy Tales giveaway! We have another incredible line…

    1. Dog Photo Challenge ~ Adventure Dog

      Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ Adventure Dog

      August 8, 2016

      What are the best adventures your dog as had? Do they live to explore?   Maybe they’re thrilled at the…

    2. Dog Photo Challenge ~ Jump

      Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ Jump

      August 1, 2016

      Jumping for Joy! That’s certainly the expression that comes to mind when I see a dog jumping.   Dogs are full…

    3. Dog Photo Challenge ~ Bows & Bowties

      Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ Bows & Bowties

      July 18, 2016

      Is there anything more dapper than a sweet dog adorned in a bow or bow tie? We think not!  …

    1. Dog Photo Challenge ~ Thankful

      Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ Thankful

      July 4, 2016

      #nodogshaminghere 🙂 This week’s photo challenge is in fact the opposite of dog shaming!   We’re instead celebrating all the…

    2. Dog Photo Challenge ~ FIRST PHOTO!

      Puppy Tales Dog Photo Challenge ~ First Photo

      June 20, 2016

      We want to see the first photo you took of your puppy/dog.  These don’t have to be the most perfect of photos,…

    3. Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ Eyes

      Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ Eyes

      June 13, 2016

      There’s a reason why we always refer to ‘Puppy Dog Eyes’….. They’re gorgeous! They capture our attention! And they all…

    1. Dog Photo Challenge ~ Dressed to Impress

      Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ Dressed to Impress

      June 6, 2016

      Who’s fido is a pup-licious fashionista? Or maybe they’re a deviously debonaire dog? Who loves so adorable accessories for their best…

    2. Dog Photo Challenge ~ Purple

      Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ Purple

      May 30, 2016

      Did you know that Purple’s rarity in nature and the expense of creating the colour, has given purple a supernatural…

    3. Dog Photo Challenge ~ Dirty Dog

      Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ Dirty Dog

      May 2, 2016

      It’s was raining here in Melbourne yesterday.  Not just raining, it was the first big storm and downpour of Autumn. And wet…

    1. Tracker Dogs: A Profile of War Heroes

      April 25, 2016

      April 25th is ANZAC Day, when we remember Australian and New Zealand troops and the noble sacrifices made in armed…

    2. Fit & Healthy with Hounds

      April 18, 2016

      How long is your daily to-do list? If it’s anything like mine then it unrolls like a scroll, bounces off…

    3. Dog Photo Challenge ~ Bedtime

      Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ Bedtime

      April 18, 2016

      Awwwww! That’s so often what we think and say whenever we see an adorable dog or a cute puppy all…

    1. Your Dog’s Bucket List

      Your Dog’s Bucket List

      April 13, 2016

      Ever wondered why a “bucket list” is so-called? The answer arises from the expression: “To kick the bucket” ~ meaning…

    2. Dog Photo Challenge ~ Orange

      April 11, 2016

      This week’s photo challenge is all about including the colour orange!   It’s the colour of joy, warmth, enthusiasm, change…

    3. Dog Photo Challenge ~ So Serious

      Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ So Serious

      April 4, 2016

      What occasions or situations cause your dog to respond with their very serious face? Is it when they have to…

    1. Dog Photo Challenge ~ Head Tilt

      Puppy Tales Dog Photo Challenge ~ Headtilt

      March 29, 2016

      We all adore a dog head tilt, don’t we? It’s right up there with one of a dog’s cutest behaviors:…

    2. Dog Photo Challenge ~ Zoomies

      Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ Zoomies

      March 21, 2016

      Have you heard of Zoomies?   Some will certainly have heard of (and witnessed!) them! If you’ve not heard the…

    3. Dog Shedding: More Essentials for a Tidy Home

      Dog Shedding: Essentials for a Tidy Home

      March 15, 2016

      Love your dog, but not dog-hair upholstered cushions? Recently we looked at five essentials for a tidy home amidst the fur-storm…

    1. Dog Photo Challenge ~ Buddies

      Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ Buddies

      March 14, 2016

      Does your dog have a dog buddy? Do they love to spend their time playing, racing, chasing and otherwise enjoying…

    2. Dog Photo Challenge ~ Back to Nature

      Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ Back to Nature

      March 7, 2016

      Who loves to head into the great outdoors with their dogs? We do! In fact, we adore getting back to nature….

    3. Dog Photo Challenge ~ Snow Dogs

      Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ Snow Dogs

      February 29, 2016

      We’ve been admiring snow photos from the Northern Hemisphere for the last couple of months!   If you know anything…

    1. Love Your Pet Day: What My Dogs Wrote in a Letter to Me

      Love Your Pet Day: What My Dogs Wrote in a Letter to Me

      February 19, 2016

      Move over Valentine’s Day… because February 20th is ‘Love Your Pet’ day. Last year to mark the event, I wrote…

    2. Dog Photo Challenge ~ Love is …

      Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ Love is

      February 8, 2016

      We all know what this Sunday is!   Well if not, you will when we mention that it’s the 14th…

    3. What I’ve learnt in 12 months of Summer (our dog)

      First 12 months with our Puppy Summer

      February 4, 2016

      Happy Gotchya Day Summer! It’s twelve months to the day since our little gorgeous golden girl Summer arrived. She joined…

    1. Dog Photo Challenge ~ Silhouette

      Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ Silhouette

      February 1, 2016

      I LOVE the mystery, drama and mood of a silhouette photo. While it is one dog captured, so often the…

    2. Dog Photo Challenge ~ Now & Then

      Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ Now & Then

      January 18, 2016

      Puppyhood, while so adorable, is over way too quick!  It’s definitely wonderful to capture a dog’s growth from Puppy to Adult.  And…

    3. Dog Photo Challenge ~ 2015 FAVOURITE

      Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ 2015 Favourite

      January 1, 2016

      How many photos of you taken of your dog in 2015?   If you’re like me, it’s 1000’s.   They…

    1. Dog Safe Christmas Trees ~ When Santa meets the Health & Safety Elf

      Dog Safe Christmas Trees

      December 23, 2015

      Have you ever trodden barefoot on a pine needle? It hurts, and little wonder as the clue is in the…

    2. Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ Shake!

      Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ Shake

      December 18, 2015

      Does a dog shake photo just make you giggle? They do me! Every dog has a different shake style and…

    3. Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ Photos with Santa

      Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ Photos with Santa

      December 11, 2015

      WE LOVE CHRISTMAS!   It’s so much fun with dogs! And it’s especially fun to capture some of the fun…

    1. Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ Poochy Party

      Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ Dog Party

      December 4, 2015

      Guess who’s turning 1…..?? It’s our fur baby Summer’s first birthday tomorrow! We can’t believe how quickly the time has…

    2. Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ Black

      Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ Black

      November 27, 2015

      This week’s photo challenge is all about the colour black!   If you have a black (or black and white)…

    3. The Dogged Face of Humanity: World War II Dogs

      World War II Dogs

      November 11, 2015

      Once in awhile it’s right to take time to stop and think about the sacrifices made for us by others….

    1. Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ Location

      Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ Location

      November 6, 2015

      Location, location, location! They say it for real estate but for pet photography, it’s also a wonderful asset! We are…

    2. Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ Howl-o-ween

      Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ Halloween

      October 31, 2015

      It’s Halloween!  Or as we like to call it…… ‘Howl-o-Ween’. Halloween costumes, even the scary ones, are such fun. And…

    3. The Darker Side of Halloween for Dogs

      October 28, 2015

      Is your dog more Scooby Doo than Hound of the Baskervilles? Halloween for dogs may not be a fun time for…

    1. Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ LOL

      Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ LOL

      October 16, 2015

      Dogs are funny! We all know that!! The antics they get up to, their playfulness, the crazy faces. You can’t…

    2. Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ Reflection

      Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ Reflection

      October 9, 2015

      I love the fun of playing with my dogs and their reflections to take different photos! The results can be…

    3. Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ Spring

      Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ Spring

      October 2, 2015

      It’s well and truly Spring here in Melbourne. And so far it’s been a glorious Spring – plenty of days…

    1. Dog Shedding: Essentials for a Tidy Home & Dog

      Dog Shedding: Essentials for a Tidy Home & Dog

      October 1, 2015

      I love fluffies! With our two adorable fluffy dogs, Keiko a Japanese Spitz and Summer a Border Collie (plus some…

    2. Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ Travel

      Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ Travel

      September 25, 2015

      Do you love to travel with your dog? To head out camping in a remote location and soak in the…

    3. 5 Sound Bites about Your Dog’s Hearing Health

      5 Sound Bites about Your Dog’s Hearing Health

      September 22, 2015

      Does this scenario sound familiar? You’re walking in the park when an owner calls “Come” or “Here Boy” to their…

    1. Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ Pink

      Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ Pink

      September 18, 2015

      Did you know that the colour ‘pink’ takes its name from a flower of the same name?  And that it…

    2. Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ Action

      Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ Action

      September 11, 2015

      Running, racing, jumping, catching, playing ~ all the great action moments that we love to watch our dogs do! The…

    3. Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ Rainbow

      Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ Rainbow

      September 4, 2015

      Anyone else love, love, LOVE rainbows? With all those pretty colours together, you can’t help by feel happy and joyous. And…

    1. Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ Sleepy Dogs

      Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ Sleepy Dogs

      August 28, 2015

      Sleepy puppies and dogs…. they are so up there in the cuteness stakes! If you’re anything like me, you can…

    2. Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ Cute, Cute, Cute!

      Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ Cute, Cute, Cute

      August 21, 2015

      Cute (kyo͞ot) adj. cut·er, cut·est ~ Attractive in a pretty or endearing way. We all know that dogs are cute. In fact, they’re…

    3. Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ Yellow

      Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ Yellow

      August 14, 2015

      The colour yellow. To me, it’s the colour of sunshine, warmth and happiness! Being the lightest hue of the spectrum,…

    1. Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ The Great Outdoors

      August 7, 2015

      If you’re anything like us, you love to get out and about in the great outdoors with your dog. We…

    2. Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ Flowers

      Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ Flowers

      July 31, 2015

      Flowers – they’re pretty and they’re colourful. Whether they are real, props or accessories, flowers make a beautiful addition for some fun…

    3. Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ Tongue Out

      Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ Tongue Out

      July 24, 2015

      There’s something super fun about dogs sticking their tongues out ~ don’t you agree? A tongue sticking out of a cute…

    1. Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ Winter

      Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ Winter Time

      July 17, 2015

        We’ve all felt it here in Melbourne (and Australia!) that Winter is truly with us! It’s been cold, wet…

    2. Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ Brown

      Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ Brown

      July 10, 2015

      Brown…. it may not be the prettiest colour….. But it’s certainly gorgeous when it’s the colour of your dogs gorgeous…

    3. Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ Naughty

      Puppy Tales Photo Challenge - Naughty

      July 3, 2015

      Anyone else find their dog or puppy’s naughtiness one of the most adorable things? I know, we need to train…

    1. Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ Working Dog

      Puppy Tales Photo Challenge - Working Dog

      June 26, 2015

      Today is International ‘Take Your Dog to Work’ Day! So, we think it’s only fitting that our theme for this…

    2. Dog Photo Challenge ~ Green

      Puppy Tales Photo Challenge - Green

      June 12, 2015

      I love the colour green – to me it feels so vibrant, fresh and energising! From a meaning of colour perspective,…

    3. Dog Photo Challenge ~ My Dog & I

      Puppy Tales Dog Photo Challenge ~ My Dog & I

      May 8, 2015

      Photos of you and your dog are an important part of both your stories. They celebrate and cherish the incredible…

    1. Paw it Forward: Good Deeds with Dogs

      Paw it Forward: Good Deeds with Dogs

      April 30, 2015

      Recently I heard this moving true story about a man and a dog. The man is a war veteran suffering…

    2. Guide Dogs: Access All Areas

      April 29, 2015

      You love your dog, they bring incredible happiness and are part of the family, but would you trust them with…

    3. Canine Heroes, Dogs in War, Dogs of Hope

      April 25, 2015

      This Saturday the 25th of April marks the 100th anniversary of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps, or ANZAC,…

    1. Dog Photo Challenge ~ Autumn

      Puppy Tales Dog Photo Challenge ~ Autumn

      April 24, 2015

      I don’t think it’s any secret that I love photographing my own dogs (and other peoples) in the gorgeous colours…

    2. RSPCA Million Paws Walk 2015

      April 21, 2015

      . This post is brought to you by Nuffnang and RSCPA Victoria. Did you know this year marks the 20th year…

    3. Tips for Attending Events with your Dog

      April 20, 2015

      Not every dog is comfortable in crowds and some dogs may even become unhappy or stressed. We know this from…

    1. Dog Photo Challenge ~ Close Up

      April 17, 2015

      Amazing eyes. Nose Print Details. Long eyelashes. It’s the little things that are so unique and special to your dog…

    2. Is a Puppy Right for You? Finding the Right Dog for You

      March 5, 2015

      Have you had a puppy crush? Perhaps you saw a cute pug with trusting ‘love me’ eyes and it was…

    3. 9 Tough Toys for your Dog

      Tough Toys for your Dog

      February 25, 2015

      Got a tough chopper in your home? We’re frequently asked to recommend tough toys for the dogs of yours who…

    1. Meet Sammy… the Border Collie x Cuddle Pot

      Meet Sammy the Border Collie Cuddle Pot

      February 19, 2015

      Name: Sammy Breed: Border Collie x Kelpie Age: 3 years Where in the World would we mostly find you? Outside…

    2. Love Your Pet Day: A Letter to Keiko & Summer

      Love Your Pet Day - A Letter to my Dogs

      February 19, 2015

      Tomorrow is ‘Love Your Pet’ Day. It seems the perfect day to pen a letter and to share publicly the…

    3. Love Your Pet: Walk in Your Dog’s Paws

      February 20th is ‘Love Your Pet Day’. How will you mark the day?

      February 17, 2015

      February 20th is ‘Love Your Pet Day’. How will you mark the day with your best friend? To be honest,…

    1. They call it Puppy Love

      Adorable dogs and puppies for Valentines Day

      February 14, 2015

      Is there anything cuter than puppies and dogs with a message of love….. we think not…. and that’s why they…

    2. Canine Cupids: How dogs build relationships

      A dog makes for a great “canine cupid”. For those dog owners who are currently single, a dog has a knack of making you meet new people. And for those in a relationship, a dog provides a common interest that strengthens and enriches your partnership.

      February 9, 2015

      Dogs teach their pet parents so much about loyalty, love, and respect that it’s no surprise to find that dog…

    3. Dog Photography in the Summertime

      January 28, 2015

      Summer – it’s the perfect time for dog photography! Your dog, a camera, lots of summertime sunshine and a whole…

    1. 5 More Incredible things about a Holiday with Your Dog

      5 More Incredible things about a Holiday with Your Dog

      October 14, 2014

      Not long after I finished writing ‘The 5 Best Things about a Holiday with Your Dog’ I realised that there…

    2. The 5 best things about holidaying with your dog

      September 16, 2014

      Whenever we are travelling in Australia, Keiko is right there on holiday with us. He is absolutely part of the…

    3. Snow Sessions with Akemi Photography

      June 11, 2014

      In Australia, visiting the snow is a pretty novel experience as we don’t have much of it. I have been…

    1. Barx Active: exercise with your dog

      May 28, 2014

      Everyone wants to spend more time with their dog, especially with our increasingly busy, fast-moving lives. Being able to do…

    2. Keiko’s 3rd Birthday Extravaganza

      March 19, 2014

      Have you ever thought about throwing a birthday party for your dog but weren’t sure where to start or who…

    3. Instagram by akemiphotos

      December 27, 2013

      I don’t know about you, but I’m pooped after all that Christmas baking! #christmas #love #pets #dogsofinstagram This beautiful photo…

    1. Dogs of Christmas from Akemi Photography

      December 18, 2013

      Can you believe there is less than one week until Christmas?! Every year the days melt away as we all…

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Hi! I'm Kerry & this is my best buddy Keiko. Together we want to help you live the best life with your dog and bring you inspiring 'Puppy Tales'! Read more →

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