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A Very Special Tribute and Pet Portrait for a Very Special Dog

Here is a very special tribute and pet portrait etching created for a very loved dog, Andy:

“My boyo is Andy. He passed away last June, just shy of his 9th birthday, and there is still a hole in my heart the size of an 80-pound lab mix. I’ve had him since he was a little chunk of a pup resembling a bear cub, brought home before he could be taken to the shelter like his siblings. He was a mischievous thing, nicknamed Houdini for the many ways he figured out how to escape his kennels. He could open baby gates, take nuts off of bolts, and wiggle bolts out of holes. I finally thwarted him with bungee cables out of reach.

Paige’s picture of Andy to be etched

He was a dog that never slowed down; he always had the same drive and energy, always wanting to ‘work’ up until the end. The fall before he passed, when he was 8 years old, he completed a 120 yard water retrieve on a live goose – that is a football field. He didn’t heed the commands to come back, stubbornly staying out there swimming circles until the goose came up, focused on completing what had been asked of him.

My last memory of Andy before I buried him is him running after my car…

Fun Easter Egg Hunt for Dogs

DOGGIES, get your sniffers ready for the fun Easter egg hunt this Sunday! Put that nose to work and hunt out one of the 24 treat-filled Easter eggs hidden throughout Forest Park in Chino! Date: Sunday, April 9, 2017 Time: 8:30am - 9:30am Location: Forest Park in the Preserve at Chino (close to 8666 Founders Grove St.). • Participating families please RSVP in our FB event. • Dogs on leash + poop picked up please! • Sign in at check-in table. • Egg hunt starts promptly at 8:50am once all RSVP participants are signed in. • 24 Easter Eggs filled with dog-friendly treats hidden. • One egg per family please. First come,...

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Spring Pet Portrait Special + Senior Pet Info

To honor old souls in the newness of spring, Greyboy Pet Prints is offering a spring pet portrait special. Don’t wait to have artwork made of your pet! Our best friends simply don’t live long enough but we want to remember them forever! (Please don’t miss the INVALUABLE resource I share in this post on caring for aging pets.)

20% off all photo sessions and handmade pet etchings


20% of each sale goes back to Frosted Faces Foundation through Easter (4/16/17)!

Simply purchase by Easter and we will create your artwork within the next few weeks!

Pet sessions in the wildflower blooms + pet etchings made with an old fashioned printing press, metal, sunshine and ink (see images below).

The etchings can be created from your own photo OR if you’d like me to photograph for you, I’m happy to do so.

OC cat photography at Home in Costa Mesa


Prince, the 16.5 year old Russian Blue cat received a photo session at his home in Costa Mesa. "He literally was on my doorstep one day when I got home from work. He was on my welcome mat and he is one of the best gifts I've ever received," shared Prince's mom. I moved very quiet and slow so he knew he could trust me while I photographed him in his comfortable places. Prince has been on renal therapy for about 18 months. "He has has received MANY compliments from the technicians - really MANY - and also from the vet....

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OC Pet Photographer + Pet Etching Art

Welcome to Greyboy Pet Prints! Hi, I’m Mandi, OC pet photographer and etching artist. You must be a pet lover just like me! (This means you’d like to remember forever your nose to nose chats with your furry companion, the tickle of their whiskers on your face, the loving eyes that never want to leave your gaze, and that happy tail that shows their unconditional love for you!)

In a world where life moves faster than we’d like, I create artful prints to remember our animal companion’s loving face and that soul connection shared!

Greyboy Pet Prints offers award-winning Orange County pet photography: pet photo sessions at your home where your pet is most comfortable. I create artful memories in print for pet moms and dads like you (serving southern CA cities like Mission Viejo, Irvine, Orange, and even Chino Hills, Claremont and Inland Empire areas). See Greyboy services and portfolio HERE. (Yes, I love to photograph kitties and other furry creatures too!)

Orange County Pet Photographer

If you have a picture you ALREADY love, perhaps a snapshot on your phone or a digital file sitting on your desktop, send it on over and I’ll transform that photo into a fine art etching using an old-fashioned printing press, metal plate, sunshine and ink. 100% handmade in SoCal! They make great gifts for pet lovers! See how a pet etching is made HERE.