Top Pet Portraits In Canada

There are many reasons people choose to get custom pet portraits in Canada. Whether it is a memorial pet gift for a pet gone too soon or simply to showcase their furry family member. These local Canadian shops will help you create a one-of-a-kind art piece and an everlasting tribute to your pet. Some pet portraits are hand painted using watercolours, others are created digitally and others are painted on wood ornaments. We’ve gathered some of our favourite places to shop for pet portraits in Canada below. Enjoy! 


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Joanne Jerry based is a talented portrait and landscape Canadian artist based in Hamilton, ON. Her watercolour portraits are available for either pets or pets with their owners to commemorate your favourite fur baby or moments with them. These paintings make a great pet memorial gift to those who have lost a pet or a great gift for those who are just welcoming a new pet into their family.

Picture Credit: Joanne Jarry

Liliane Grenier is a Canadian artist based in Blainville Quebec. She creates stunning watercolour portraits of your beloved pets. These pet portraits are all hand painted, signed by the artist and available in 4 sizes. Simply send in a clear photo of your pet and receive a beautiful piece of artwork that you can cherish for many years to come.

Picture Credit: Liliane Grenier

Smudge By Coco, a local Ottawa shop, creates one-of-a-kind hand painted pet portraits. These large acrylic paintings capture your pet’s personality perfectly. Choose from a headshot portrait or full-body painting and prepare to have an eye-catching piece of art you can cherish for years to come.

Picture Credit: Smudge By Coco
Among The Trees is a local Saskatchewan business that offers custom pet portrait ornaments and magnets. Hand painted on wood slices, their ornaments make a great holiday gift for dog lovers. If you’re looking for something even more customizable, they also offer digital pet portraits that you can download and send to a printing service to have printed on anything you like.
Picture Credit: Among The Trees

Brittany Tilley is a Winnipeg artist painting pet portraits on a variety of mediums like traditional canvas to ornaments, as you can see below. These would make a great gift for cat lovers.

Carolyn’s Tiffany is a Canadian stained glass studio and local Prince Edward Island business. They offer custom stained glass pet portraits for a really unique way to showcase your pets. All you have to do is send them a picture of your pet and Yvonne, the owner & stained glass artist, will create a stained glass version. These would be perfect hanging in your window! 

Picture Credit: Carolynn's Tiffany

Premvy is a local Calgary shop that offers personalized pet memorial gifts and pet portraits. Here you’ll find custom pet blankets, pillows, and portraits. Their photo blankets come in 3 sizes, and 8 colours, and can fit up to 3 pets per blanket!

Picture Credit: Premvy

Sarah Cait Co. is a local London Ontario shop creating really cute digital custom pet portraits. We love that you have the option to add two pets into one picture.

Picture Credit: Sarah Cait Co.

Paw Prints is a local Toronto shop creating digital personalized pet portraits with a cartoon vibe. If you’re wanting a custom painting of your fur buddy but it’s not in the budget, a digital file can be a great affordable alternative. These portraits can be purchased as a downloadable file so you can print it yourself, or, you can choose to have it printed and framed.

Picture Credit: Paw Prints

Furrlio is a local Calgary business offering personalized gift shop. While they offer custom blankets, mugs, and pillows, a unique option is their pet portrait puzzles. Perfect for a gift for kids or a special way to memorialize the loss of a pet.

Picture Credit: Furrlio


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The Lonely Pixel is a local shop in Nova Scotia based in New Glasgow. Lisa, the owner of The Lonely Pixel, creates antique-looking animal portraiture from photos of your pet. Simply choose your design, from the dapper gentleman to the sassy pirate, and receive a truly unique piece of art bound to become a conversation piece. 

Planthead Pots is a local Toronto shop offering painted pots by Canadian artist. They create custom-painted planters with mini portraits of your pet. This is a unique way to honour your adorable pets and would make a great gift. To get your order started, click on ‘custom design’ on the Planthead Pots website.

As you can see there are so many great places to get pet portraits in Canada. The variety of pet portraits available really helps make sure you’ll find one that is perfect for you or to give as a gift.

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