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For the past 28 years I have been fortunate enough to be surrounded by animals on a daily basis.  My "other" job as an animal trainer has taken me around the world working with some of the worlds most iconic and famous photographers and directors. I feel extremely lucky to have stepped into the studios of Herb Ritts, Bruce Weber, Peggy Sarota, Stephen Klein to name a few.  Having animals on set for a photo shoot can be a very daunting prospect.  I use my years of experience and apply it to your photo shoot with your pet. 

The links listed on this page contain just a brief example of my time as an animal trainer. 

Island Life TV Interview, Oahu, Hawaii June 2022
Pacific Air Cargo flies all of Sue Chippertons pets back and for the to the mainland
Eddie, a hello Labrador lays next to a horse filled paddock
The Pet Hui with Sue Chipperton Pet Photographer
Fil-Am Courier Magazine Interview 2021 
Sue Chipperton Pet Article - The Fil-Am Courier
Sue Chipperton Pet Article - The Fil-Am Courier
Sue Chipperton interviewed by Hawaii Business Magazine
Sue Chipperton interviewed by Hawaii Business Magazine
Sue Chipperton interviewed by Hawaii Business Magazine
Sue Chipperton interviewed by Hawaii Business Magazine
Sue Chipperton interviewed by Hawaii Business Magazine
Sue Chipperton interviewed by Hawaii Business Magazine
Sue Chipperton interviewed by Hawaii Business Magazine
Island Dog Magazine covers photographed by Sue Chipperton
A German shepherd mix poses for the cover of Island Dog Magazine
Two dobermans pose closely together wearing beautiful flower leis

Link to Island Dog Magazine website: https://islanddogmagazine.com

Hawaii Magazine ~ My photo entry for the 2020 Photo Contest.  I was awarded second place in the "People" category
Hawaii Magazine Photo Contest winners featuring Sue Chipperton
Hawaii Magazine Photo Contest winners featuring Sue Chipperton
Hawaii Magazine Photo Contest winners featuring Sue Chipperton
In 2018 I was contacted by National Geographic who wanted to purchase my "pig surfing" image for one of their children's book. 
National Geographic buys Sue Chippertons image
Sue Chipperton, a Oahu based pet photographer has image in  a National Geographic children's book
Kai Holt and Kama The Surfing Pig
Sue Chipperton interviewed by Honolulu Magazine
Sue Chipperton interviewed by Honolulu Magazine
Sue Chipperton interviewed by Honolulu Magazine
Sue Chipperton interviewed by Honolulu Magazine
Sue Chipperton interviewed by Honolulu Magazine
Sue Chipperton interviewed by Honolulu Magazine

The Today Show Appearance in 2011 to promote my book

Back in 2011 I published a book called A Famous Dogs Life. It chronicles the life of The Taco Bell Dog - a chihuahua I trained for over 40 Taco Bell commercials.  Alongside her story are pieces of mine.  

The video clip below is from my visit to The Today Show to promote my book. 

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My Book: A Famous Dogs Life
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