Los Angeles Dog Photographer | Olive, the Papillon mix and Caper, the Miniature Pinscher mix


Olive and Caper—who have the cutest complementary names and share the instagram account @oliveandcaper—are two rescue dogs from Animal Hope & Wellness Foundation. Olive is a Papillon x Pomeranian mix, and Caper is a Miniature Pinscher x Chihuahua mix. Isabelle and Dennis had planned on adopting only Olive, but when they saw the instant connection between Olive and Caper, they couldn't bear to separate them!

As rescues, both dogs had difficult pasts before finding their forever homes. Olive is a survivor of the Yulin Dog Meat Festival in China, and Caper's previous owner fell from a second story home, landing on top of him. However, meeting both dogs now, you'd never know from their happy smiles and friendly demeanors that they came from anything other than the loving home they share today.

Caper is a bit more reserved than his outgoing sister Olive, but it's clear they have a strong connection not only with each other but with their doting pet parents as well. Both dogs looked adorable changing from casual outfits to formalwear throughout their dog photography session. I had a great time getting to know these two special pups and their owners to capture their unique family bond.