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How to take family photos with your dog

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A family photo is never complete without your favorite pup. The idea of having to wrangle your pup into a family photo can be stressful and overwhelming, because we all know the difficulties associates with incorporating your pets in a photo. But our furry friends are naturally apart of our family so it makes sense that they need to be included in the family photo. Here are some tips for you to get the perfect family photo with your dog.

Wear your dog out

Even the calmest dog will have trouble standing still for pictures, let alone sitting! The more your can do to ensure your dog has worked off his energy right before the photo shoot, the easier it will be for getting him to stay where you point.

Coordinating outfits

What’s more fun than having coordinating outfits with your favorite pet? Matching with your dog is a great way to include them in your photo.

To start, a dog hoodie is a perfect way to show off your dog. With many sweater options at ZOOPAR there is no way your pup won’t be able to match you. Dressing your family in their favorite plaid also will make for the perfect picture. There are endless ways you could match your pup with this cozy hoodie.

Don’t want your pup to have a hoodie? Then why not have them wear their favorite jumpsuit? Jumpsuit is an easy and great way to coordinate with your furry friend. They help give your pup a touch of color in the family photo.

Bring toys and treats

Also don’t forget to bring yours pup’s favorite toy and some treats, and take a few breaks during your photo shoot. Having your dog stay focused for a long period of time can be a hard task. Setting aside breaks for your dog to release energy and get refocused is key for getting great photos. Playing with from ZOOPAR is a great way for your dog to take a break.


Embrace serendipity instead of perfection

Last but not least, just bear in mind when you take photos of dogs you have to let go of the idea that yours shots are going to turn out Pinterest perfect. Being flexible and having fun with your dog can make for some of the greatest shots. It is always more precious to have pictures that show a little personality, that tell a story, that give you a bigger memory to hold on to.



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