Behind-the-scenes: our celebrity dog exhibition

Some backstage shots from the making of The Company of Dogs…

Months of planning and preparation has gone into PetsPyjamas latest project – a stunning and intimate portrait collection of man’s best friend, all shot by renowned animal photographer Gerrard Gethings. Featuring a host of celebrity pets and residents of Dogs Trust, each photograph is to be auctioned off with all proceeds going towards Dogs Trust to help them continue their outstanding work in dog welfare. Read more and place your bid here.

The saying goes ‘never work with animals or children’  – but apart from a surprise toilet incident or two – all of our furry friends were an absolute pleasure to work with! Here are a few of our favourite backstage shots:


Lead singer of the feeling Dan Gillespie Sells and Ted having a stare off

Dan and ted

Photographer Gerrard Gethings with lead singer of ‘The Feeling’ Dan Gillespie Sells and his dog Ted


Singer Vanessa White with her puggle Maggie

Gex and peggy

Photographer Gerrard Gethings with Henry Holland’s cute French Bulldog Peggy

Yasmin le bon & baxter

Model Yasmin Le Bon giving lucky Baxter a smooch

tcod baxter and pics

Baxter choosing how to hang the prints


Brix Smith Start with her two pugs Gladys and Pixie


Sherlock actress Amanda Abbington’s Dachshund Arthur knew how to work the camera. Must have picked up some good tips at home…

Marlon, Charlotte Olympia’s pooch, seemed a bit confused by the directions Gerrard was giving him

Gerrard and Mark Ronson’s pretty pup Maude playing some tug-of-war in between takes

Rosie Fortescue’s Noodle having a cuddle before she takes centre stage

Daisy Lowe helping Gerrard catch the best side of her cute Maltese Monty

Baxter laying out the plans of the exhibition to PetsPyjamas and Dogs Trust – he had some interesting points

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