Expectation vs. Reality - Pet Photos
You need to be patience and ready for that special moment when it happens. In a perfect world you’d have a “wrangler” to direct the animal to look at you.
Avoid direct sunlight. Your subjects will be cooler, happier, and more attractively lit if they don’t have a sunbeam hitting them in the face. If it’s an overcast day, you’re in luck.
If you're trying to take a picture of your pet in motion, the Camera app's Burst mode is your new best friend.
You can use the still frames that Live Photos captures to create a new, less-blurry photo of your animals.