The Harris Household {Kentucky Pet Photographer} — Nashville Canine Photographer

I’m very excited for right now’s weblog AND it’s a two parter!  That is significantly one in every of my favourite shoots so far, and I bear in mind it nicely!  I used to be 8 months pregnant on the time, and drove a number of hours to this beautiful couple’s farm in Maceo, Kentucky.  They not solely had canines for me to {photograph}, however in addition they horses and beta fish.  I grew up with horses and felt proper at dwelling with theirs.  

As soon as Sherri and Jeff had been married, they knew they needed to purchase a small farm and construct a farmhouse.  They’ve 40 acres in Kentucky and name themselves “gents farmers” (so enjoyable!).  “We’re a bit like Inexperienced Acres however with extra animals,” Sherri informed me.  They at all times rescue once they can and nonetheless foster. 

For half one in every of this weblog, I need to introduce you to the Harris’ canines.  With every pup they’ve stored their authentic title or a variation of that title. Every one in every of them has a novel story as to how they got here to be part of the Harris pack.  Ages are guesses as a result of they had been all adopted as younger adults. 

 Huckleberry, a full blooded bluetick hound, is about ten.  Sherri loves this breed and located Huck on Petfinder in Alabama after dropping one other bluetick to most cancers.  Sadly, he was already promised to a different household.  Sherri didn’t quit on him and known as the shelter every week later.  The household by no means picked him up and he was scheduled to be euthanized throughout the hour!  Sherri paid for him over the cellphone and located a method to get him. 

Gracie, brief for Princess Grace of Maceo, is round six or seven years outdated.  She is a foster fail from their native rescue known as Saving Paws Animal Rescue of KY (SPARKY).  She is usually Chihuahua and although Sherri had by no means deliberate on proudly owning a Chihuahua, as soon as they fostered her they fell in love and adopted her.  What makes Gracie actually particular?  She is a tripod!  The little girl had been hit by a automotive which required her entrance leg to be amputated on the shoulder. She runs and jumps as if she has no thought she is a tripod. She is the glue for the canine pack that makes positive everybody performs.  

The Harris’ subsequent pup is Butters (previously Totally).  She is between six and eight.  She is a stocky mixture of a number of issues per her canine genetic take a look at.  Sherri and Jeff fostered her after she was present in somebody’s carport and given to Robyn’s Nest, a rescue in Nashville.  Butters had a number of fears and points at first, and it was laborious to maintain her secure from herself.  Sherri and Jeff felt they might do a greater job than most, in order that they adopted her.  Butters is fortunate to have them.  The Pet Group Middle who did her spay came upon she had survived being shot AND hit by a automotive!  

And final however not least, Darla is a six yr outdated hound. She was a Metro Animal Care and Management (MACC) canine.  Sherri obtained her as a short-term foster throughout a Bow Wow Breakout held by MACC. She requested for a canine that was ignored and ther’re the longest they usually confirmed her Darla.  After spending a protracted Breakout weekend collectively, Sherri tried to get somebody to undertake her on social media, however no takers.  Sherri had to return for her. She is hilarious and maintains her job of chief mole hunter as a severe mission, usually digging up crops and making large holes of their yard!

The fish is a male Betta named Steven Tyler, who sadly is not with us.  Nevertheless, Sherri did inform me they obtained one other Betta that appears identical to Steven Tyler and named him JT (Justin Timberlake).  I like their fish names!
Be on the look out for Half 2, the all their horses, subsequent week!


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