Everyone has tried it. Fluffy or Reginald or Snowball does the cutest thing: leaps two feet into the air; curls up in a hat; climbs inside a cereal box.
Unfortunately, the moment you go to snap the picture, your pet turns into that grandchild who waits until Grandma and Grandpa have hung up the phone to start babbling. Even with the advent of cameras on cell-phones, animals seem to instinctively know when they are being "watched."
This is especially true of posing with pets! That particularly frustrating procedure follows a certain order--as illustrated by the attached images.
Luckily, there are solutions, one of which is a professional pet photographer! In the Greater Portland area, the following professionals will photograph cats and dogs: