Is copying pictures from Google Images illegal?

I am writing a book about the breed of Shih Tzu dogs, the dog book publisher that i am writing it for say they want books with many pictures, I only know two people besides myself that own Shih Tzu dogs so the only way I would be able to get pictures is from Google Images. I stay away from people pictures that look... show more I am writing a book about the breed of Shih Tzu dogs, the dog book publisher that i am writing it for say they want books with many pictures, I only know two people besides myself that own Shih Tzu dogs so the only way I would be able to get pictures is from Google Images. I stay away from people pictures that look like they were taken in someones home, I copied and pasted the pictures that looked professionally done. Can I get in trouble for this?
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