Project PhotoTrain

Project Photo Train aims to find a home for dogs through captivating photography and creating an opportunity for new owners to better bond with their dogs through positive training. The program was developed in conjunction with Asheville Humane Society, Cindy Waselesk of Good Dog Better Dog, and Sheryl Mann of Flying Dogs Photography.

Click the photo above to meet our PhotoTrain Dogs! 

The Goods:

When you adopt a PhotoTrain dog, you receive a professional 4x6 photo print of their new dog plus a complimentary on-site training session or phone consultation.

Why Adopt a PhotoTrain dog?

One free session can help you swiftly and properly deal with issues that can arise while a new furry family member adjusts to their new home. Some of the common issues that come up are: potty training, jumping, and excessive chewing. Even for experienced pet parents, there is always a new trick to learn.

More About Good Dog Better Dog:

Cindy Waselesk's quest for education began by attending many different workshops through UC Davis and training with some of the most published dog training specialists in the world. She worked for many years as a senior trainer with PetSmart where she earned additional accredited certifications as a pet trainer. She then became an evaluator for the AKC canine good citizen program. Cindy credits her success with thousands of dogs over the years to her trusted partner "Macintosh," her German Shepherd.

Contact Cindy at 828.484.9840 or

More About Flying Dogs Photography:

Sheryl Mann is a pet photographer who specializes in rescue pet photography and is honored to work with various shelters and rescue organizations in the Asheville area. She is proud to serve as a professional member of HeARTs Speak, where professional artists volunteer their time to take portraits of animals in need of forever homes. Sheryl is also available for studio and on-location work with dogs and their owners, to capture those wonderful expressions that we all know and love.

Contact Sheryl at 828.380.9774 or