Millions of people viewed the image of Tea gracefully posing on a bench, turning it into a meme and the dog a star.
She has appeared in advertising campaigns for Harriot and Hounds' dog perfume and is the spokesdog for Royal Canine dog food.
And the story behind the image that sparked her second career?
"I just did it one day after her bath," Kavanagh said. "I guess people were mostly drawn to it because of her silky coat coupled with that dignified look that Tea has, but that's just her being her."