Welcome To Pooches Portraits Your Pooch + My Passion = A Work Of Art

My special gift is the ability to capture each pet’s individual personality or spirit. Whether you want to capture the cuteness of a new puppy, the journey of life as your dog grows and matures, or a memorial of a pet that has crossed the rainbow bridge, I love to bring that special bond to each portrait.

Pooches Portraits make a uniquely personal gift for all the pet lovers in your life.
If you have a pet lover in your life but are unable to supply a picture of their fur baby, consider a Gift Certificate.

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  • “It was such a sad time when we lost Ringo….but your gift of a hand drawn sketch brings us so much peace every time we look at it. You certainly captured his loving spirit. He will always be loved and with your generosity and compassion, we will have a memory of him ….always!! Thank you again for your kindness, even though we have never met. God bless you!”

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    Christina B.

    Scottsdale, AZ
  • “Annegela’s picture is INCREDIBLE Melanie. You captured her individuality perfectly. It is beyond my comprehension that you can create something so individual for each of the pictures you make. It is just beautiful.

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    Jill S.

    Agua Dulce, CA
  • “Love, Love, Love the picture you did of Tango. You are simply AWESOME.”

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    James P.

    Wilkes Barre, PA
  • “Your portrayal of my baby is spot on. I am SO very happy that Theresa recommended you to me. I just LOVE this picture…it holds a prominent place on my mantle.”

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    Lois N.

    Phoenix, AZ
  • “Oh my Melanie…THANK YOU SO MUCH for my picture!! I just love it and am simply amazed at how you captured Rife’s personality so perfectly. I will certainly recommend your talents to all my friends here in Scotland. Not only is it beautiful but I couldn’t believe how quickly you completed it …less than 2 weeks from order to receipt…all the way across the pond.”

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    Karen S.

    Scotland UK
  • “My son and his wife absolutely LOVED the picture of Wilbur. They were so impressed with the detail …. And the picture you did of my ‘hubby’s” dog Lute brought tears to his eyes when he opened the Christmas present. How you are able to make your artwork depict each dog’s unique temperament from a photo is just beyond my comprehension. Thank you for sharing such an amazing talent!”

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    Phoenix, AZ