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.

Making the Best of Things with Heather Lahtinen

Making the Best of Things with Heather Lahtinen

Our friend Heather Lahtinen – head coach at Elevate and Flourish Academy – puts me on the hot seat on this week’s Hair of the Dog podcast and explores my processes in shifting from frustration to a more positive mindset.

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Photography Memberships with Annemie Tonken

Photography Memberships with Annemie Tonken

Interested in learning more about how to create a membership model? Annemie joins me on the Hair of the Dog podcast this week to give us all the details – and FWIW, this doesn’t just work for family photographers. We have an Elevate member making this work with her pet photography business.

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Coaching Journals Part 5

Coaching Journals Part 5

Monica and Christi are sharing their Elevate journey with business and mindset coach extraordinaire Heather Lahtinen. This month, Heather walks them through planning for their pet photography businesses and how it can bring consistency and stability to their businesses and their lives.

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Soul Aligned Marketing with Lucy Baum

Soul Aligned Marketing with Lucy Baum

Lucy, the head cheese at ShineSparkL, a marketing and business education platform for photographers, joins me on the Hair of the Dog podcast this week to chat mindset, intuition and intention to help you approach your business from a perspective that integrates all aspects of your life.

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Authentic Social Media with Deb Laflamme

Authentic Social Media with Deb Laflamme

Deb LaFlamme, content coach and top dog at For the Love of Your Business, joins me on the Hair of the Dog podcast this week to talk about how to deliver content that will make your followers say “yes” to you.

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Coaching Journals Part 4

Coaching Journals Part 4

Heather Lahtinen of Flourish Academy and our head guru at Elevate brings us this month’s installment of The Coaching Journals for this week’s Hair of the Dog podcast episode. Heather talks through inquiries with Monica Adalsteinsson of Pup and Me Photo and Christi Baker of Christi Baker Photography.

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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.


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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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