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Golden Retriever Rescue Calendar

For the past few years we’ve been working with the Golden Retriever Rescue of Southern Nevada to create a calendar to raise funds for their wonderful organization.  Each year we donate 13 studio portrait sessions (12 months & 1 cover image).  This year we decided to switch it up and give donors the option of doing a studio or outdoor session.  We ended shooting 11 sessions outdoors and 2 sessions in the studio.  We’ve gotten great feedback on the images and the Golden Retriever Rescue said this is by far their favorite calendar yet!  Click here to purchase your 2015 & 2016 calendars!  All calendar proceeds benefit the Golden Retriever Rescue of Southern Nevada.  Here are some of my favorite shots as well as behind the scene images!

Mom in Hawaiʻi

Always LOVE them beautiful Goldens! Fun to see you get down on the job, Arica!

Holiday Card Designs

2014 Holiday Card Designs are now ready to order!  Every year we keep our 10 most popular designs from last year and add 6 new designs to the mix.  Holiday Cards are one of our most popular products.  Clients love sharing a variety of images from their Pet’ographique Portrait Session with their friends and family!  CLICK HERE TO VIEW ALL 16 DESIGNS.

Goodbye Duke Dorff

Today I said goodbye to my best friend, Duke.  He’s been a part of my life for the past 11 years.  He has been with John & I through many milestones – getting married, buying our first house, and starting Pet’ographique.  He took a huge chunk of my heart with him today.  In his final days, I watched Duke deteriorate due to kidney failure.  He was still Duke, just a much skinnier, weaker, and sadder version of himself.  We decided this morning that today would be his last day with us.  I selfishly wanted to keep him with me for a couple more days.  I know I will have more episodes of hyperventilating crying, but right now I’m at peace knowing I let him leave with his dignity and independence.  I will love you forever Duke Dorff.   – Arica


Beautiful…a true testament to how a puppy walks into our lives & stays in out heart forever!

Jennifer Seaquist

Beautiful done! Very sorry.for John and your loss.

Karen Porter

So sorry for the loss of your previous Duke. What a lovely tribute.
Rest in peace dear Duke.

Arica, I’m in tears watching this beautiful tribute to Duke. I’m so sorry for your loss. He was such a beautiful boy, and it looks like you gave him a pretty incredible life too. Thinking of you and your husband during this difficult time.


Kristine Leavitt

My heart and love go to you and the sadness you feel. You two will be together again.

Hello Arica

My sincere and heart felt condolences on your loss Arica. What a wonderful tribute to Duke this is. It made me cry. He is forever in your heart.

Mary Lou Foley

Fabulous remembrance! What a wonderful boy! How loved and joyful was his life!
Such unconditional love!


Arica so sorry for your loss. Duke will always be in your hearts and art! He will always have a very special place in your hearts!

Vida McCracken

I sit here with tears streaming down my face, all of us who have have been through losing our furry child can understand the pain and great loss you feel. They give us such unconditional love and joy and complete our lives in so many ways. A very beautiful tribute to a wonderful boy, his love will always be written on your heart and he is only a thought away.

Maureen ONeill

My deepest sympathy on the loss of your beloved boy. He truly had a life filled with joy.

Marlene Franklin

Arica: I was very sad when I got that call on Tuesday morning. But it was time for Duke to go Over the Rainbow Bridge and I do know as he enters Drake was there to meet him. I will always remember him sitting on your couch looking out his (your) window in the office to greet everyone that comes into the studio. He left great memories. RIP DUKE

Cindy Springberg

Such a very beautiful tribute to Duke. Made me both laugh and cry. Thank you so much for sharing it. And, many many hugs.

Helen Thompson

I’m so sorry for your loss, Arica!

I lost my sweet Milou at 13 years of age on 19 Sept to renal disease…I share in your sorrow. The tears come and go but their love is in our hearts always. I can see you gave him a truly wonderful life….again so sorry for your loss….

T w i t t e r