Hair of the dog Podcast

Weekly conversations to help pet photographers excel

Welcome to the hair of the dog podcast

I’m all about helping pet photographers achieve their wildest dreams – whether that’s honing their craft or building a thriving, six-figure+ business. From tried-and-true strategies and practical tips, to digging deep into the often-overlooked aspects of success, like mindset and personal growth.

Join me for actionable advice and fun, candid conversations that will inspire you to take your pet photography to the next level!  Scroll down to check out our latest podcasts, or click the button to listen on Apple Podcasts.

Most Recent Podcasts

Below you’ll find our most recent podcasts, starting with the most recently launched.

The 5 Biggest Mistakes with Kaylee Greer

The 5 Biggest Mistakes with Kaylee Greer

Both Kaylee and I understand the complications of believing in yourself and launching your pet photography business. We get it. So, today we’re bringing you the top five biggest mistakes we both made when we were starting out.

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Heather Changes My Life in 20 Minutes

Heather Changes My Life in 20 Minutes

For this week’s podcast episode, I turned myself over to Heather, my good friend, the head honcho at Flourish Academy and the leader of our Elevate program. I needed her help to work through some time management frustrations.

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Let’s Get some Press with Zoe Hiljemark

Let’s Get some Press with Zoe Hiljemark

Zoe specializes in public relations and marketing for professional photographers, helping people like you be highly visible and have a thriving business … with lots of clients! Zoe is my guest on today’s podcast and we are talking about leveraging your story, the universal appeal of pets and your amazing images to get some buzz.

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Hacking your Mind for Success with Johl Dunn

Hacking your Mind for Success with Johl Dunn

If you haven’t heard of Johl yet, he’s The Mindset Coach and his mission is to help photographers like us achieve success by living with a more positive mindset. His approach centers on three key aspects — mindset, motivation and action — and, in this episode, Johl gives us all kinds of juicy tidbits on how to hack those into your life.

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Wanna see our whole list of podcasts?

See all the episodes we’ve created to date. Spoiler alert- there are a lot of them!

“Invaluable resource for pet photographers!”

The Hair of the Dog Podcast is just another one of the amazing resources that Nicole Begley has created for pet photographers! Running a photography business is so much more than taking pretty pictures. Nicole and her guests share so much more on the HOD podcast, the information is truly invaluable!


Looking for a certain podcast topic?

Check out our special pet photography podcast topics below, to get the information you need now.


Dog and horse photography skill-building tips


Photoshop and Lightroom tips and 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


Searching for something super specific?

Search our podasts (and YouTube videos!) for topics like:

best lens locations video collections SEO copyright

“Informative and very useful”

This podcast shares a wealth of useful and practical information for all photographers. I listen to many of the Podcasts several times and take notes.I highly recommend it for all photographers, not just pet photographers.


Wanna hang with fellow pet photographers?

Are you ready to connect with pet photographers from all over the world?  Join us in the Hair of the Dog Community – a community created for working and aspiring professional pet photographers.

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