Get your 2013 Center for Animal Health & Welfare 100-Yr. Anniversary Pet Calendar today; All $ goes to the animals at the Center; portrait photography by Bethlehem area pet photographer Tracy Bodeo

Contact me or come down to the Center for Animal Health & Welfare to pick up a copy or two of the 2013 Center for Animal Health & Welfare 100 year anniversary calendar, featuring gorgeous pets from in and around the Lehigh Valley.  The calendars are oversized at 9.5 x 12.25 and they can be purchased for $20.00 each.  All $20.00 goes directly to the animals at the Center! 

Why buy a calendar at the store when you can get one at the Center and feel good knowing 100% of your purchase is going to such a worthy cause?!

Calendars also make nice holiday gifts– get yours now!  The Center for Animal Health & Welfare is located at 1165 Island Park Rd, Easton, PA 18042.  Visit their website for operating hours:  www.healthyanimalcenter.org

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Get your dog’s, cat’s, rabbit’s, bird’s… portrait on our calendar and raise money for the Center for Animal Health and Welfare!; pet photography by Bethlehem, Allentown, Easton area, PA photographer Tracy Bodeo.

Now’s your chance to get your adorable pet’s picture on a calendar and help raise money for the Center for Animal Health & Welfare!  Our 2013 Pet Calendar will be celebrating the CAHW’s 100 years in operation and will feature 12 “pets of the month” as  large (~8×8″ – 8×10″) images as well as lots of smaller images of your pets throughout the calendar.  All proceeds from this project go to the animals at the Center.

A $250 donation gets you a professional, on-location portrait session with tracy bodeo photography,  your pet as one of the featured pets and a free calendar.  Or you can send me your own picture of your pet with a $30.00 donation and your pet will appear as one of our ~1×1.5″ images somewhere on the “grid” part of our calendar.  You will also receive a free calendar.  If you have already had your pet’s portrait taken by tracy bodeo photography, there is one additional option for getting your image on the calendar– please contact me for details.

So the project has begun!  Contact me now– spaces will go fast!  All photography and image submissions will be due by September.  Calendars will be printed and ready for purchase by November.  For details on how to book your session or send in your own image, please email me at mail@tracybodeo.com.

Fun at the Fetching Pet Portraits Fundraiser; tracy bodeo photography at AVH Veterinary Group

Our second annual Fetching Fundraiser took place at AVH Veterinary Group on February 5th, 2012.  The images were posted online shortly after the event, but I am still receiving the final choices of what to print by clients who purchased the portrait packages that raised money for the Center for Animal Health and Welfare.  In all, we raised $2003.00 for the Center, the majority of which came from the portraits, but an additional $400.00+ came from our raffle.  Several dogs from the Center were there to greet customers (in the hopes of finding their own homes) and AVH also ran a puppy playgroup during the event– what a crowd we had!  All the dogs who participated in the event seemed to have a great time!

Below are a few pictures taken during the event (courtesy of Bob Thompson) and then some of my favorite client portraits from the event.  Thank you to all these gorgeous dogs who helped raise money for the homeless animals at the shelter!

 

 

 

 

It’s time to book your Fetching Pet Portrait session to benefit the Center for Animal Health and Welfare; dog, cat and animal portraits by tracy bodeo photography

It’s almost here….  Our 2nd annual Fetching Pet Portrait Fundraiser will take place on Sunday, Feb. 5th, 2012.  This year we will also be having a free “puppy playgroup” and a raffle with lots of great prizes!  Portrait sessions are limited and will take place between 10 am – 4 pm.  All proceeds will benefit the animals at the Center for Animal Health and Welfare www.healthyanimalcenter.org.  The event will take place at AVH Veterinary Group http://www.avhvet.vetsuite.com/  (1027 Blue Valley Dr. Pen Argyl, PA 18072).  Call now to book your session– 610-863-7111.

The 2011 Center for Animal Health & Welfare Holiday Cards are now available; Easton area shelter pet portraits by tracy bodeo photography

The 2011 Center for Animal Health and Welfare holiday cards are now available for purchase in an effort to raise money for the Center.  Each pack of eight 5×7 cards (2 each of 4 designs) costs $20.00 and all proceeds go directly to the animals at the Center.  You can choose a cat pack or a dog pack or get one or more of both!  If there is one particular style that you like best, you can also order one pack of 25 cards for $60.00.  All of the animals featured on the cards are residents of the CAHW and some of them have been there for 1 or 2+ years.  We are hoping not only to raise some money but also to raise awareness of our homeless pets and find them homes for the holidays.  If you are interested in adopting one of our homeless pets or in purchasing a pack or two of our cards, please visit the Center in Easton www.healthyanimalcenter.com or contact me directly at mail@tracybodeo.com .  Thank you to our sponsors who helped cover the cost of printing: “A Furry Tail Come True” Doggie Daycare and Boarding www.afurrytailcometrue.com  (Hellertown, PA), AVH Veterinary Group www.avhvet.vetsuite.com (Pen Argyl, PA) and Joanie & Bob Thompson of Thompson Photo Arts- nature and wildlife photography http://thompsonphotoarts.com.  Thank you for your support!

A fun day out for the dogs of the Center for Animal Health and Welfare at “Paws for a Cause”.

Despite the downpour right in the middle of the event, “Paws for a Cause” turned out to be a great success.  Thanks to an amazing group of volunteers, we were able to get 37 dogs from the Center for Animal Health and Welfare down to Hugh Moore Park, to spend a high-energy afternoon walking, running and socializing.  They were able to play with each other as well as visit with potential adoptive families and Center alumni.  They all seemed so happy to be out and about, which made it very difficult to bring them back to the Center at the end of the day.

Center alumnus Misto and sister:

Center alumnus Tika and mom:

Tika hugging a favorite Center volunteer from her time at the shelter:

Shelter pups playdate:

Adorable Toni and her volunteer:

Boogie is in foster care but waiting for a forever home:

The group watching the Police K9 unit demonstration at the end of the day:

“Paws for a Cause” event at Hugh Moore Park- Sunday, October 2nd to benefit the Center for Animal Health & Welfare.

Come to the 19th ANNUAL “PAWS FOR A CAUSE” to benefit The Center for Animal Health & Welfare.  The event will take place rain or shine on Sunday, October 2, 2011 from 12 PM – 4 PM at Hugh Moore Park in Easton, PA.

Event features include: Blessing of the Animals, Dog & Human Walk Around the Canal, Dog & Human Costume Contest, K9 Agility (Run Your Dog Through the Course!), K9 Police Demonstration, Activities for the Kids, Vendors, Food and Music, Pet Photographer
Lehigh Valley Animal Rescue Groups Featuring Adoptable Dogs from the Center for Animal Health & Welfare.

I will be there walking one of the many adoptable dogs from the Center.  This is a great chance to meet some of the Center dogs and see their wonderful personalities.   I hope you will join me at this fun family event!

Update: The Crafting for Paws Fundraiser has been postponed until September 25th, 2011

The Crafting for Paws fundraiser has been postponed until Sunday, September 25th, 2011 because of the hurricane/tropical storm that will be coming through our area tonight and tomorrow.  Besides the change of date, everything else will remain the same.  To read about the details of the event, see below or click http://fetchingpetportraits.net/2011/08/09/crafting-for-paws-fundraiser-on-august-28th/.