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You're a Winner!

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You did it! You're a WINNER!

Here's the Details

Hi there! I'm Shay. Thank you for your incredible support for All Aboard Animal Rescue and congratulations on earning a spot in our 2025 Furbabies of the Rockies Calendar! I am thrilled to work with you on your calendar feature pending your acceptance of your spot and your photography session!

Please review this proposal carefully before committing to your session and completing the form below. Submission of a signed contract is required to officially accept your calendar contest session.

Please accept or decline your spot in the calendar ASAP. This is the most important step! You must reply by July 15th at 9pm MT or your spot will automatically be offered to the next vote getter.

How to Accept Your Session:​
  1. Sign and submit your photo session contract (located on this page)

  2. Select your session experience and submit (located on this page).

  3. Select a slot from the calendar session dates 

  4. Schedule your calendar contest session

If you have any questions, please reach out. I'm here to help!


Fetch Your Session!

As one of this year's 13 grand prize winners, you get a complimentary photo session for your featured calendar portrait!

If you want to participate without purchasing any artwork or images, the complimentary session is perfect for you.


However, you can upgrade to the full Furbaby Photography experience with exclusive perks like a full 1-2 hour session, the option of family pictures with your pet, additional pets, access to all session locations, artwork options galore, and expanded date availability to suit your schedule.

As a gesture of gratitude to you for your generosity, my full session (valued at $250) is available to contest winners for only $95!


Session Options:

Please review the session options below and choose the one that's right for you.


If you are unable to fulfill your spot in this year's calendar and wish to decline, please still submit the form below and choose the option that declines your spot*

This mini session will be held at CSU Gardens, located at 1401 Remington St, Fort Collins, CO 80524 during July, August, and September 2024. Time slots: 6am-9am and 5:30pm-7:30pm. Check times and dates here.


If choosing this, you'll want to ensure enough flexibility in your schedule to attend the pre-arranged session time(s).


Choose this option if you're interested in solely participating in the calendar without any artwork or digital purchases following the session.


The Complimentary Calendar Contest Session Includes:

  • Up to a 30-minute session 

  • A pre-determined session date and time (see times here)

  • Sessions take place at CSU Gardens in Fort Collins

  • Your pet's best image in the Furbabies of the Rockies 2025 Calendar

Does not include images or artwork* Does not include a printed calendar* Calendars will be available for purchase October-December 2024. All Calendar proceeds will be given to All Aboard Animal Rescue.

Session Guide

Check out the session guide to get you and your pup ready for their big day!

This upgraded session is a great option for those who want the full Furbaby Photography experience... and then some!


The upgrade fee for this is only $95, a savings of $155 off a standard session!


Choose this option if you want a truly customizable experience, cannot attend the calendar session dates, or are interested in purchasing artwork or images (starting at $100). 

This Upgraded Session Includes:

  • 1-2 hour Session

  • Your choice of location from my suggested location list.

  • Expanded session dates/times to fit your schedule. 

  • The option to include people and additional pets (up to 2 pets and 2 people are free and additional pets/people are $75 each)​

  • Access to your own private online gallery where you can view and select images.

  • Access to the full product guide.

  • Free artwork consultation

  • Your pet's best image in the Furbabies of the Rockies 2025 Calendar

Does not include images or artwork* Does not include a printed calendar* Calendars will be available for purchase October-December 2024. All Calendar proceeds will be given to All Aboard Animal Rescue.

Product Guide & Session Guide

Check out the product guide to see all the things you could get! And make sure to check out the session guide to get you and your pup ready for their big day!

Ready to Accept Your Session?


Please fill out the form to select the session you would like and sign your contract below.

If you would like to schedule your session now, please review the available session times and book here. Or you can contact me at 847-736-4389 or to book. Only upgraded sessions can schedule outside of these times*

Curious on how to prepare for your session? I created this Session Guide just for you!

Select Your Session Experience

Please Select The Session You'd Like.

Contract for Calendar Contest

This is a standard, electronic, photo session contract, please read through, fill out the contact info, and sign your name digitally at the bottom.

This contract is made between Shayla Riccio, referred to as "Photographer," and the client, referred to as "Client,".

1. Complimentary Session Details

  • Time of Sessions: available dates link here  (may be different if session is upgraded)

  • Location of Session: CSU Gardens in Fort Collins located at 1401 Remington St, Fort Collins, CO 80524 (may be different if session is upgraded)

  • Up to a 30-minute session (may be different if session is upgraded)

  • Your pet's best image featured in the Furbabies of the Rockies 2025 Calendar (image is selected by photographer).

  • Does not include images or artwork. They can be purchased separately.

  • Does not include a printed calendar.

    Calendars will be available for purchase in October-December 2024.

    All Calendar proceeds benefit All Aboard Animal Rescue.

2. Cancellation Policy

  • The client has the opportunity to reschedule a session within 24 hours of session.

  • If the Client misses their session and communicates with the Photographer, they will get one more opportunity to reschedule.

  • If the Client reschedules the session and fails to show up again, the Client will automatically forfeit their calendar session. The next runner-up will take the Client’s spot.

3. Weather and Rescheduling Policy

  • If weather conditions are unsuitable for the session, it will be rescheduled at no cost to the Client.

  • If the Client is unable to attend the predetermined session dates, they have the option to purchase a custom session for discounted fee of $95 at a date that works for both the Client and the Photographer*

  • If the Client cannot attend the session and cannot purchase a custom session, they must forfeit the session to the next runner up.

4. Liability Waiver

  • The Client releases the Photographer from any liability for personal injury or property damage that may occur during the session.

  • The Client acknowledges that animals can be unpredictable, and the Client assumes all responsibility for any injuries or damages caused by their own pets or animals present at the session.

  • The Photographer is not liable for any injuries or damages caused by the Client or any other participants in the session.

5. Artwork Refund Policy

If the Client purchases artwork: All artwork is 100% satisfaction guaranteed, if the Client is unhappy with their artwork purchase (excluding damage caused by client or accident) the Photographer will buy the artwork back for the price it was sold. Artwork replacements due to photo lab defects or damage of original piece upon arrival will be replaced by the Photographer at no cost to the Client.

6. Model Release

I, the Client, hereby grant the Photographer the irrevocable and unrestricted right to use and publish photographs of my pet(s), or in which I and/or my pet(s) may be included, for editorial, trade, advertising, and any other purpose and in any manner and medium; to alter the same without restriction; and to copyright the same. I hereby release Shayla Riccio and Furbaby Photography from all claims and liability relating to said photographs.

7. Agreement 

By signing this contract, the Client agrees to all terms and conditions set forth above.

Contact Information:

Your spot will be secured with the signed copy of this contract and submission of Select Your Session Experience Form.

Thank you and I look forward to working with you and your pet!

Today's Date

Custom Artwork

Choose from a variety of beautifully crafted wall art, metal/canvas/acrylic prints, custom albums, story boxes, and tabletop keepsakes like acrylic blocks! Everything is made of the highest quality and customized to your style! Custom Albums start at $995, Wall Art starts at $375, & keepsakes start at $195.


Custom Wall Art 

Choose from a curated selection of beautiful frame mouldings that are high in quality and craftsmanship.


Options include solid wood frames, authentic, reclaimed barn wood, and sleek and stylish metals. Sizes range from 5"×7" to 40"x60". Please inquire about extra large sizes.


Frame with classic photographic papers or upgrade with your choice of fine art paper, canvas, metal, and speciality options like matting and torn edge finishes. All wall art comes ready to display with finished backing and hardware.


Not sure what size to go with? Send me an image of your space for a digital preview.