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Welcome to the Hair of the Dog Resource Hub

Looking for resources to improve your pet photography craft or grow your pet photography business? We’ve curated our free training resources below, from blog posts to editing videos. Just choose the type of content you are looking for and start learning!

Don’t forget to check out the Hair of the Dog Podcast as well, for more conversations and lessons on the topic of pet and equine photography.

Resource Categories


Dog and horse photography skill-building tips


Photoshop and Lightroom tips & tricks

Pricing & Sales

Pricing sessions & products, and selling both


Starting up, workflow, copyright and more


How to find clients and get your calendar booked


Mindset strategies for a successful business

All Resources

Below you’ll find all of our resources, starting with the most recently published. 

Scroll down to see all resources, or browse the categories in the grid below.

Creating photography albums FAST with SmartAlbums

Creating photography albums FAST with SmartAlbums

Let’s dive into the world of seamless album creation with SmartAlbums by Pixellu. We can create stunning albums for our photography clients in mere minutes. Join me for a quick look on how to craft a gorgeous album with this software. You too can master the art of album design in less than 10 minutes!

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Photoshop AI Generative Fill to Extend a Canvas

Photoshop AI Generative Fill to Extend a Canvas

In this week’s video, I walk you step-by-step through the generative fill process, from using the crop tool to selecting areas for extension and refining the results. And here’s the kicker: Next week, we’re going to explore how generative expand works hand-in-hand with the crop tool. It’s going to blow your mind!

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Boost your Website Conversion Rates with Hotjar

Boost your Website Conversion Rates with Hotjar

Discover what grabs your visitors’ attention and areas that might need improvement, all to optimize your website for potential clients in the pet photography niche. Don’t miss out on enhancing your website’s performance and gaining valuable data to refine your online presence.

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Customizing your Photoshop Toolbar

Customizing your Photoshop Toolbar

Ever found yourself wishing your frequently used tools in Photoshop had their own dedicated spot on the toolbar? Or maybe there’s that one tool you never use and wish you could just make it disappear (I’m looking at you, pencil tool!). If that’s the case, then this video is for you!

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