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(Gorgeous models above are Radar & Zoe)

“Dear Kate, thank you for making our dogs supermodels! They were both nervous and silly when we arrived at the studio but you were so patient and made us all feel at ease. Now we have adorable photos to display in our home to look back at when they are getting into mischief and remind us how sweet they can be..! The dogs say, “Thank you for the chicken-y kisses!!” and we say thanks for your kindness, professionalism, being a wizard with the camera, and for capturing their cheeky personalities brilliantly. We couldn’t be happier with the images and tell everyone we know how much we love “K9Kate” :-)”


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“A big thank you to Kate for taking the beautiful pictures of our Barney and Ollie. We could not be happier with both photography session and the finished product.

We were totally amazed by Kate’s patience and professionalism during the 2+ hour session. The boys also had the best time of their lives in roast chicken heaven, which is evident in their big grins in all of the photos. The photo viewing session was also fantastic, again Kate was very patient with our indecision and we never felt rushed or pressured. Kate even went out of her way to fast track the coasters in time for Christmas, and requested for a re-print of the book because of a very minor imperfection in the cover (which we could not pick up ourselves).

We are very glad to have asked Kate to capture the images and funny expressions of our boys. We always smile when we look at them and we will treasure them forever.”





“Dear Kate, where do I start! Thank you so much for taking photos of my Holly Poss. As you know her life before I adopted her wasn’t so nice. From the moment Holly and I arrived we felt very well looked after. As Holly was very stressed you didn’t push and she relaxed. You are very professional and listened to not only what I was after but you sensed how Holly was and to me that was the most important part! The photos you captured are breathtaking! I knew I wanted her personality to shine through and you have captured more than this!! Every time I look at the photos it brings me to tears as I love them so much! I cant thank you enough for your professionalism and your care and also your love for animals! Everyone that has seen your photos of Holly love them!!!  Thank you again Kate. Love Jen”



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“I couldn’t be happier with every aspect of the K9Kate experience, from shoot day to print pick up it was such an enjoyable and hilarious time. The bunnies just loved the experience too, showing of their little tushies and lapping up all of the attention – and tasty treats! Kate is the master of perfectly timed photos, we had so many candid shots to choose from it was difficult to narrow it down for printing. So we went with one of the many grouped canvas options available and a picture book so we could fit in all our favourites – of which there were many! We couldn’t be happier with the end result, the canvas’s are the focal point of our lounge room and all visitors are required to stop for some ‘ooh-ing’ and ‘aah-ing’. I can’t recommend Kate highly enough, this is a must for every pet owner!”


“Our photo session time with Kate was so enjoyable (I had a blast and I wasn’t the one receiving all the roast chicken!) Not only does Kate manage to capture amazing photographs, she also makes sure the dogs really enjoy themselves. It is very clear to see that Kate loves dogs, and they love her right back (my two will happily show you how much they adore Kate every time they see her!) Our beautiful photo prints and canvas’s enjoy pride of place in our house, and capture our babies so well. Kate was very happy to work with us in selecting our photos, preparing a beautiful slide show of images, allowing us to take our time and giving helpful suggestions based on her knowledge of photography and art work. We will definitely be back for more!”


“Hi Kate, here is the photo of T in my work space. Thank you again for making the whole experience so enjoyable. Your attention to detail right down to the presentation of the final product really showcases
your passion and professionalism. Kind regards, Maxina and Toula”


“A BIG thank you must go to the very talented Kate.

The photo shoot with my 2 golden retrievers was the most amazing experience. From the moment we arrived we were made to feel at home and the ability for Kate to connect with Scout & Jake and bring out their personalities was amazing. Beyond being patient, in such a relaxed and happy atmosphere she created some incredible photos with such attention to detail. What talent and passion she has!
I certainly had a hard time choosing the final photos as there were just so many. All of them wonderful.
I knew when I received the final product that I’d be impressed but I had no idea just how brilliant they would be! I can’t wait to put the canvases on the wall.
THANK YOU just doesn’t seem enough for the experience you have given us and the lifelong images you have created for me.
Kim, Scout & Jake xxx”

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“Hi Kate,

Thanks for your email with an update on the book and preview of two photos. They are great!
Franklin, Andy and I had a great afternoon with you last month and couldn’t have asked for a more friendly, passionate and talented photographer to work with.

Natalie & Andy”


“Thank you so much Kate! 🙂

I just wanted to say a BIG THANK YOU for our amazing photo shoot. You were so wonderful with Milli. We both had such a great time with you. I would highly recommend you to everyone. From the moment we walked in we felt at home and the way the whole shoot ran was truly a great experience for both of us. Thank you for the training tips I have already started to teacher the new tricks! Oh and I can’t forget her new duckie toy! Thank you!

Michelle and Milli xx

Have a great day! M” 🙂

  “The lovely Kate has taken photos of both my own pets and donated her time to take photos of my rescue animals which make a huge difference in helping them find homes. There is no question that Kate takes incredible photos with exquisite attention to detail, but that is not the only thing that makes her such an amazing pet photographer. The most important thing to Kate is that your pet is comfortable and enjoys their photo session. Kate has such a wonderful way with animals and will take plenty of time to make sure they are relaxed and happy before she even thinks about taking a photo. Having your pet photographed by Kate is a wonderful experience for both you and your pet and I couldn’t recommend it more!” – Casey

“I just wanted to thank you for your totally professional behaviour this afternoon. You were absolutely BRILLIANT. How you managed to continue the session while feeling unwell I have no idea. You were so gentle and understanding with the dogs and myself. You made me feel so welcome and comfortable in your home. There was never any pressure to hurry to select the photos and the pictures were so full of the personality and character of my fur babies. Again, I want to say thanks for a wonderful afternoon and I’m certainly looking forward to seeing the final pictures.

Regards, Sue ;-)”


Thank you so much for Tuesday’s session with Jake, you truly are an angel xx” – Carolyn, foster carer for Desperate for Love

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“They are amazing Kate! I love them so much! I can’t wait to see the rest :)” – Katy with Baxter & Roxy

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“Kate did an amazing job. You’re pictures are ”delicious” Nice to see QUALITY work from a passionate pet photographer, who supports rescue and everything it it!” – Julie

“Love these so much Kate – you are fantastic at what you do :)” – Little PAWS Rescue Perth


“Hi Kate – these are beautiful – Toula says you definitely got her good side! Thank you!” – Maxina with Toula

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“Such a huge boost for animals in need of new homes to have amazing photography. You are awesome :)” – Chris Martin, Little PAWS Rescue Perth

“Omg!!! I love it so much!!! Thank you so much Kate! Happy tears for capturing them perfectly x” – Rebecca with Zsa Zsa

“You are very talented!! PS I love Charlie Noodle” – Wilbur

“Wonder K9KATE did these pics of all our furbabes at The Animal Protection Society of WA Inc. that are up for adoption!! If you are looking for a PET PHOTOGRAPHER this is your gal and please share these pics and help our deserving doggies get a home!!!!!! xxx” – Ash from Animal Protection Society

“Kate these are divine!! Thank you so much for taking them, they are just beautiful. Really brings out Rusty’s beautiful nature :)” – Renae

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“Thank you so much the photos are brilliant!!” – Furry Critters Halfway House


“I can’t compliment your work enough Kate, you’re amazing!!! These shots are awesome!” – Renae with Izzy

“OMG, I can’t stop gazing at all the photos of Swansie!! He even looks friendly in some of them! I’m super-duper impressed, you’ve got mad skills! xx” – Bryony with Ron Swanson


“I FORGOT TO CHECK YESTERDAY AND I’M JUST SEEING THIS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! So… my dog is a total cutie and you did such a great job! Can’t wait to come see the rest!” – Annie with Pickles

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“You just take the most awesome pic’s Kate… U are truly talented!!” – Kristina

“I’m I love with the photo! I can’t wait to see them! 🙂 the hardest part will be choosing which ones to buy!” – Terri with Alfie

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“Love, love, love these photos of our spunky man Harley <3 Great job Kate x” – Melanie from Animal Protection Society

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“Kate you’ve outdone yourself as usual. Beautiful!!” – Kim with Scout & Jake

“Again Kate thank you so much for such stunning photographs!” – Kim with Scout & Jake

“Thanks for such a fun time Kate! Absolutely loved it! Lucky is snoozing away :)” – Aimee with Lucky

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“Thank you so much K9Kate! Just what I wanted, some brother/sister love. Thank you for capturing this memory for me, please know that you 100% created a picture from my description of “their love with a splash of colour”. With your talent, you have given me something that I could never do for myself. It will be treasured forever! Jen x” – Jennifer with Jasper & Olive

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“Oh my gosh what gawgeous photos of our APS fluffies you do a beautiful job xox” – Tiffany from Animal Protection Society

“Thank you thank you thank you! My new wallpaper on my phone, I LOVE this photo, you’re a fantastic photographer and I’m so grateful I have this photo to cherish ?”
– Stacey with Meeka

“Thanks so much Kate, had a great time & seriously can’t wait for the photos. Your amazing!!!” – Tarra with Leelah

“You honestly, without word of a lie are the best k9 photographer I have ever seen. Amazing work!” – Joh

“Thank you Kate. We’re just so glad we had you take her beautiful photos, and that she got to meet you! You never know when things are going to turn upside down, but we will cherish your pictures forever xxxx” – with Lillee and Jobe

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“Kate is a master of her art! My dogs loved you Kate (aka Chicken Lady) so much love! I’m going to save about 6 hours scrolling through my iPhone to show people photos of my dogs, now I can just show this! x” – Tara with Clyde, Elka, Cino, Shadow and Huss

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“My god! What a mixture. Wish ppl got on this well. Hat off too you Tara. And of course you had no trouble Kate, you are our dog whisperer!” – Carolyn

“Hi Kate, just had to say – when I think of successful and appealing methods of aiding adoption and describe how I think we can improve rehoming of shelter pets, I think of your excellent work photographing the dogs in a good light. I really think it can make a difference – would be nice for all shelters to have a photographer like yourself. Cheers.” – Jade

“Super special thankyou to Kate who works nonstop taking photos of our pound dogs. Her photos have made a huge difference to our rescue and we even look professional now. Dogs that have been ignored for months now have homes thanks to Kate. So thanks Kate, you have a special doggy angel looking over you.” – Natalie, Desperate for Love Dog Pound Rescue

“Just wanted to say that your photos are amazing and the work you do in helping those lucky poochies find a home is incredible. You have a magical way of looking into their souls with your camera. Thank you!!” – Deborah

“Kate, thanks for taking this gorgeous photo of Jedda and also many of the other dogs.” – Animal Protection Society

“Another fantastic photo shoot Kate, thank you! He is beautiful XXX” – Desperate for Love Dog Pound Rescue

“He looks like an absolute superstar!!! Kate your photos are amazing!!” – Simone

“Kate these are incredible! I LOVE THIS SO SO SO SO SO MUCH” – Courtney

“YAY!!! Congratulations to Kate Renouf, Voted BEST CANINE PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR! Kate took a series of awesome photographs of Tank and her pics have been instrumental in the re-homing of hundreds of Pets Haven shelter dogs and cats everywhere. I love Kate’s work and am so proud to be able to hang some of her creations on my wall. Way to go maestro!!! xo” – Dannii with Tank

“Brilliant news and well deserved. Three cheers for Kate and her awesome talent. “Their work (Zoo Studio – Animal Art Photography) is not only absolutely stunning but they are possibly the nicest, most welcoming, friendly people I have ever met! says Kate”. Can I just say Kate, the above statement applies to you in triplicate. I would recommend your work to anyone who wants gorgeous, personality plus photos of their fur kids.” – Susan

“There’s something special when someone else see’s who your dog is and has the incredible ability and gift to capture exactly that on film. You are very humble with your talent and it was an absolute joy watching you work with Tank. From the bottom of my heart…sincerest thanks.” – Dannii with Tank


“Gorgeous photos…will make sure to call you when we need some special pics of special pooches!” – Cedar Hill, B & B for the Pampered Pooch

“You seriously are so talented. What you do with animals in training and photography combined blows my mind. You have helped me so much and I love you. (Yes I’ve had a wine.. but you’re the best Miss Kate.) xo” – Sharyn

“Thank you for today! Once again it was an absolute joy to watch you work, there is something about you that brings out the very best in the animals and allow you to capture their personalities. Thank you for the training tips too, I hope to report back that Eve is walking beautifully on lead soon.” – Eilis


“Hi Kate, thank you sooooo much for today! I really enjoyed it and Ziggy had a ball! She loved it! And the photos are fantastic! Thank you, thank you, thank you!!!! Svenja + Ziggy xoxo”

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“Thank YOU for being so utterly awesome! that photo has actually brought a tear to my eye, it’s incredible!!!” – Casey with Elliot


“Oh Kate!!! The photos you did of Brindie are simply divine!!! I never thought she could still look so beautiful since her muzzle went grey and her eyes clouded. And what lovely words you wrote, they are all true and she is my darling (dare I admit, my favourite…. aw, poor little Rube, she’s cute too, but in that “in your face kind of way!!”). Thank you sooo much! – Mary with Brindie & Rube