The animals photographed for this series are real live animals, raised (and many rescued) by loving, experienced, and dedicated animal keepers and handlers who care for them as their own and ensured their welfare while being photographed (in studio or outside at the facilities where they live, then photoshopped into the backdrop).

The Animal Print Shop by Sharon Montrose is an online art gallery and store created by independent artist, Sharon Montrose together with her husband Spencer and operated with the help of their tight-knit team. Our fine art photographs feature Sharon's playful yet sophisticated Animal Series, including her most beloved series, Little Darlings.The Animal Print Shop by Sharon Montrose is an online art gallery and store created by independent artist, Sharon Montrose together with her husband Spencer and operated with the help of their tight-knit team. Through this series, we help support several organizations devoted to animal rescue, educational programs, and nurturing wildlife.
I wouldn’t waste my time telling my 23 year old self anything–that bitch thought she knew it all.
— http://theeverygirl.com/photographer-sharon-montrose-of-the-animal-print-shop/