Cherished Keepsake of a Beloved Pet

Want to give a unique personalized gift that will be cherished by the dog lover in your life?  We at Living with a Golden highly recommend Pet Paintings by Meredith Reynells.  Meredith can turn a favorite photo of a pet into a beautiful portrait!  With more than 5 years of experience and well over 200 commissions, Meredith uses vibrant colors and expressive brush strokes to truly capture the individual personality of the dogs, cats, rabbits and other animals that she paints, creating a cherished keepsake of a beloved pet.

Working with oil paints, Meredith’s portraits usually involve 3 to 4 stages of building up color and texture, with a focus on detail from the twinkle in the eyes to the highlights on the nose, making the animal come alive on the canvas.  To view samples of Meredith’s work, please visit her online gallery at  You can also see a sampling of her paintings on display at Ann-imals Pet Supply in York and at Super Dogs and Cats in Biddeford.  Or meet Meredith in person at the Greely High School Holiday Fair in Cumberland Center on November 19, from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM and at the Canine Cupboard in Portsmouth on November 27, from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM.

Not sure of what photo to use of your loved one’s dog?  Let them decided!  Pet Paintings by Meredith Reynells also offers gift certificates.  This way they too can play a role in creating an original work of art that will be treasured for a lifetime.

These one of a kind custom portraits make an excellent shared gift and as a single gift for the whole family.  Orders can placed on her website at, or by emailing her at  You can also find her on Facebook at Pet Paintings by Meredith Reynells.  Please note that due to the time it takes to create a custom painting, the deadline for Christmas gifts is November 26, 2016.  Gift Certificates can be ordered at any time and emailed to you to print or mailed via the postal service.

To learn more about these cherished works of art, please visit Pet Paintings by Meredith Reynells.  Meredith is always happy to answer your questions and work with you, helping to make this a truly special gift this Holiday Season.

Chuck Billy admiring the portrait of "Wally."

Chuck Billy admiring the portrait of “Wally.”


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