"The portrait of Molly arrived yesterday and even SHE was taken by its beauty !! Thank you so much for creating this keepsake for us. I will be spreading the word of your incredible talents to everyone I know...and those who see it will surely be amazed."

Nikki Rocco, President, Universal Pictures Distribution, California

"I received Dugan’s portrait yesterday and it is absolutely fabulous! It could not be any better. I enjoyed working with you, and thank you so much for such a special keepsake."

—Vicki Purtle, North Carolina

"You truly captured the spirit of our dogs in the beautiful portrait you've created. We will forever cherish this amazing piece and we thank you for sharing your talent. We look forward to working with you again in the future."

—Shea & Shaun Chambers, Virginia

"The portrait of Vanna for my fiance's birthday gift was a huge hit! She loved it, thanks so much!."

—Joe Otter, Indiana

"Working with Karen was a pleasure. She creates fabulous work that makes a house a home! Her pieces bring out the unique personality in every pet!"

—Liz Bodell, Virginia

I had been debating what to get my husband for a birthday gift, but as soon as I saw Karen's work I knew exactly what to do! Working with Karen was so easy - I simply emailed a picture of our two dogs, and the artwork was finished with time to spare. My husband and I absolutely love the painting, and it now hangs prominently in our home. Thank you, Karen!
—Julia Kalish, Virginia

"As the Executive Director of New Leash on Life Animal Rescue, I am thrilled to work with Karen. Her generous donations to our charity events and her beautiful work have not only helped our organization raise much needed funds, but her paintings have also been an inspiration to those that love animals."

—Nancy DeWaard, Director, New Leash on Life, California

"I just wanted to let you know that I finally gave the picture to my wife and she loved it! She was thrilled to death about having a painting of our only “kids”. Thanks again for the great work and I will definitely let everyone who looks at the painting that you’re the one."

—Marc Erazo, Virginia

"We made about $1000 which is FANTASTIC. I can't
thank you enough! When I get final figures, I will let you

—Terry Albert, LABMED (Above refers to online raffle for donated paintings)

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