Ready for my Close-Up

Is your pet ready for its “Close-Up”? SAVE THE DATE: JULY 12, 6-9 p.m., SEA DOG BANQUET CENTER, 26 FRONT STREET, BANGOR When I first conceived of the idea for Bell’s Furry Friends Photography (BFF Photography for short) I thought about all the ways I could get my name out there. And then it came […]

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Honoring Rainbow Bridge Pets

My husband and I have been fortunate that we haven’t lost any of our precious pets. But someday it will happen. And it will be devastating. But today — World Pet Memorial Day — we can honor those pets who have touched our lives and made them better. Remember that special fuzzball with a post […]

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Wanted: Boatyard Dogs

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Growing up on the coast, one of my favorite places in the whole world is still sitting in front of the ocean and listening to the waves crash and seabirds sing. Bill and I have taken Laura with us to the ocean many times and aside from being a little freaked out when she goes […]

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Maine pet events

Did you know that 64 percent of homes in Maine have at least one pet? Yep, it’s true! So no wonder there are lots of events dedicated to the pet set. Here are some of the events Bell’s Furry Friends Photography is thrilled to be involved with! 1. Second Annual Greater Bangor Bark for Life. […]

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Welcome to Bell’s Furry Friends Photography!

Since 2009, I’ve been photographing people and their pets as part of my photography business, Bell Imaging & Design, LLC. As a pet owner myself, I know that when my clients ask to have their pet photographed they’re entrusting me with a very important task: to capture their pet’s essence and personality. As my business […]

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Breaking barriers of abuse

In 2006, Hancock County resident Susan Walsh testified in front of the Agriculture Committee in support of LD 1881, an act to give judges the authority to protect pets as part of protection from abuse orders. Walsh, a domestic violence survivor, told her story about how her then husband executed her elderly deaf and blind […]

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When hands hurt paws

I want to talk to you for a moment about a very important topic. Through my day job at the Bangor Daily News’s Special Sections Department I have the privilege of meeting lots of interesting people and hearing lots of stories. Most of them are happy stories. Some are not. And some start out heartwrenching […]

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Greyhound rescue: Laura’s story

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Before we adopted our seven-year-old greyhound, Laura, we didn’t know much about greyhounds. Sure, we did research, but we didn’t have much exposure to the dogs with the exception of our friend’s grey Houdini. He was a beautiful black boy with failing eyesight, but with a big heart and a quiet demeanor. Our first stop […]

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Dogs around town: Keeper

But Keeper’s more than just a pretty face. She’s a smart little girl. The 2.5 year old papillon came from a breeder in Maine. Keeper has another papillon “brother” named Finch and a younger papillon “sister” named Maybe. The household also has a Yellow Lab named Atticus and an Aussie Shepherd named Reese. Rebecca Henderson, […]

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Dogs Around Town

Part of what I love about my jobs (yep, I have two: BDN writer/photographer and photographer) is that I’m blessed to meet so many different people with interesting businesses and a love for pets. If you live in the Bangor area and get our weekly publication (aptly named “The Weekly”) you may have noticed that […]

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