Jim Dratfield is the artistic mastermind behind the successful fine art animal photography studio, Petography. But, Dratfield really can’t take all the credit for his photography creation. His beloved and late dog Kuma was the initial inspiration and muse for Dratfield’s classic pet photography that has lead to hundreds of other animals immortalized through distinctive […]
Dogs And Disabilities: How Man’s Best Friend Makes Life Easier (And A Whole Lot More Fun) For People With Multiple Sclerosis
An assistance dog is often visualized as a large, powerful Labrador or Golden Retriever in a harness, providing physical support and guidance for its human. But for Millie Cinquemano, who was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis several years ago, her Jack Russell Terrier, Sport, provides an even greater service – emotional support. Though not trained […]
Underdogs – Beauty is More than Fur Deep!
Americans always love an underdog. And why not? Triumph over the odds is at the heart of our most cherished national stories. This country began when the scrappy, rag-tag Continental army defeated the mighty British Empire, and it was largely built by struggling refuges from other lands. In many ways, victory of the underdog […]
Petography: Jim Dratfield
Photographer Jim Dratfield is interested in relationships; relationships between pets and people that is. “I’ll tell you about the most amazing moment I had,” Jim says. “Laura Dern knew about my work and she had a dog that was very ill. The dog was not going to survive for more than a few days, and […]