Ho ho ho, it’s holiday photo time! One of the great joys of dog guardianship is taking pictures with your pet. And if your family celebrates Christmas, a photo op with the jolly man himself is a great way to celebrate the season. But how do you get your dog to sit still for a picture with Santa? Read on for our trips and tricks to get the best Santa photos with your dog.
Is your dog ready for Santa time?
Before walking your dog down to the mall for a visit with Santa Claus, take honest stock of their temperament. Keep in mind, they’ll be meeting a bearded stranger in an unusual setting. If your dog is generally adaptable to change, calm in new environments, and friendly around other dogs and people, then a public Santa photo op should be fine.