Are you good at getting your pet to pose?! Lucky you, most of us haven't quite got the hang of it yet...!

Not to worry, help is at hand, and in this article, we'll share a few tips with you on how to get the perfect pet photo.

What You Need To Get The Perfect Pet Photo

Basically you need the following three things to get the perfect pet photo:

  1. A camera, and possibly editing equipment
  2. Some treats
  3. Tons of patience!

Use The Right Equipment

Before we get down to the tips, if you're after a good photo or selfie of your beloved pet, you need the right equipment.

There are various different cameras on the market, and unless you're a seasoned photographer, these days most modern phone cameras are up to the job.

You may also want to consider editing software such as photoshop or any of the other many editing software available.

How Do I Get My Pet To Sit Still?


Treats are certainly one of the best ways to get your pet to sit still, use it as a reward, they'll certainly thank you for it!

Hold the treat towards the camera, and even better if you have someone who can help you.

Call Their Name

Most pets respond to their name, but make it quick before you lose their interest!

Bond With Them

Make them feel loved and comfortable, that way they'll be more amenable when you try to take their photo.

Be Natural

The best photo's are taken in the most natural of conditions, so don't force your pet to do anything they don't want to.

How To Get The Perfect Selfie With Your Dog

Everyone loves a selfie these days, but how do you get the perfect one with your dog?

  1. Pose with your dog, don't force them to pose with you, for example; if your dog is sitting, sit next to them...
  2. Give them a treat
  3. Use good lighting
  4. Hold your phone at eye level
  5. Take the picture as quickly as possible before your furry friend has a chance to move

How To Get The Perfect Selfie With Your Cat

You might need to deploy some different tactics to get the perfect selfie with your cat as follows:

  1. Make sure your cat is the center of attention as that's exactly where they want to be!
  2. Attract their attention, you might need to use treats or toys to do this
  3. Use natural light wherever possible
  4. Let them guide you, you'll get a great selfie this way
  5. As with dogs make sure you take the picture quickly

Consider using a selfie stick whether you're taking a picture of your dog or cat, or indeed any other pet.

Have Bucketloads Of Patience

No-one said it would be easy, and you will for sure needs bucketloads of patience!

If all else fails, consider using a professional photographer, these days there are loads of professional pet photographers around, so don't be afraid to take advantage of them if you're after the perfect piccie!

Share Your Pet Photo's With Us!

We'd love to feature your pet photo's on our Facebook page, no matter how good or bad!

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After many years as a pharmacist, I decided to dedicate my knowledge to helping pets. I named my company Finest For Pets because I use my insider knowledge to source the best ingredients for our supplements – we have one quality – the Finest! You get 30 years of pharmacy expertise in every bottle.

Our goal at Finest For Pets is to naturally treat the underlying cause of joint pain with healthy supplements, rather than hide the symptoms with long-term pain medication. We’ve helped thousands of pets to live healthier and happier lives – imagine how good that feels!

Glucosamine Supplements

Veterinarians strongly recommend these supplements because they naturally heal the underlying cause of arthritis and joint pain. They are very popular with pet owners because of their overwhelming success in improving their pet's health and happiness.

Glucosamine is the essential building block for healthy cartilage. Glucosamine supplements enable dogs struggling with joint pain, to naturally make more cartilage. This rebuilds and repairs the cartilage cushion between the bones in a joint. The bones stop grinding painfully together, producing wonderful improvements in mobility and happiness.

The best glucosamine supplements have additional ingredients like Chondroitin Sulfate, Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM) and Hyaluronic Acid. These multiply the benefits of glucosamine.


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TummyWorks will make your dog healthier within days, it gives them all the good bacteria they need and quickly restores their gut health, and alleviates the following problems:

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TummyWorks also works wonders in cats too!

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Fish Oils

Fiѕh oil саn hеlр with your dogs аrthritiѕ раin аnd аllеrgiеѕ.

A 2008 Bауlоr Univеrѕitу and Hаrvаrd Medical Sсhооl ѕtudу showed fiѕh оil rеduсеѕ bоdу inflammation inside and оut. Thiѕ makes уоur dog healthier bесаuѕе lеѕѕ inflаmmаtiоn mеаnѕ a ѕtrоngеr immunе ѕуѕtеm.

For further benefits of using fish oils, check out the following link:

Arthritis and Joint Pain Treatment For Dogs: The Benefits of Using Fish Oil

Wild Alaskan Salmon Oil

Treat your pet to all of the benefits of omega fatty acids. Finest For Pets offers the best fish oil, made from the finest wild caught Alaskan Salmon and produced to the highest possible quality standards.

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Treat your pet to all of the benefits of omega 3, 6 & 9 fatty acids. Give them the best fish oil, made from the finest wild caught non-predatory fish and produced to the highest possible quality standards.

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