WEST MILFORD-The West Milford Animal Shelter hosts its "Santa Claws and Paws" family and pet holiday portraits photo shoot on Dec. 4 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. This year's event will be held at Bearfort Shopping Village on Union Valley Road here. Photographs can be taken of family, with or without a pet and with or without Santa. Photographic services are provided by Ellen Astudillo Photography and developing services will be provided by West Milford PhotoExpress. Christmas cards, mugs, t-shirts and other gift items can be ordered from PhotoExpress when photographs are picked-up. The donation for a 4-by 6-inch photograph is $8, or two for $15. There also will be a holiday gift shop with all new items such as dolls, figurines and picture frames. All donations directly benefit animals at the shelter. The animal shelter is a 100 percent volunteer facility. For further information visit www.westmilfordanimalshelter.org or call (973)728-2859.