[quoteicon author=”Michelle Kirnan”]My son has inspired me to follow my dreams.  I became a photographer to capture the joy of relationships and the soul of individuals, and as a bonus, I love the relationships I develop with my clients.[/quoteicon]

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We decided to get a puppy for our son for his birthday in December.  We went to our local shelter, where we found Polly, a black lab mix.  She was one of 11 in a litter.  I thought it would then be safe to volunteer at the shelter, taking photos of the dogs and cats available for adoption, something I had wanted to do for some time, a way to give back.  However, I was afraid I would want to bring them all home!  My first time volunteering was the first week of February.

Upon arrival, I was told that one of Polly’s brothers had been returned.  I kept saying no, but after several hours I called my husband to see what he thought.  I brought Reuben home as a foster placement until we were able to determine that he would fit with our two other dogs.

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Michelle’s pictures that she submitted of a couple of adorable Labrador Puppies in the studio quickly grabbed my attention. I bit different than the usual submission and once I asked her for more, I was even more delighted.  The story of these Lab puppies is even more awesome. Who would have thought that they would have become LABmodels and posing under the bright lights.

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[quoteicon author=”Michelle”]Having both of these puppies has been such a blessing!  They belong together and entertain us endlessly, while filling our hearts with love.[/quoteicon]

Michelle is another photographer that is giving her time and lens to help Rescue Animals and for that we say Thank You.