Hey everybody! Been lurking on this forum and saw quite a few familiar faces, so I decided to join in on all the fun. My name is Alexis and I work as a Vet Tech and Pet Sitter in Albany, NY. I love photography, and all things animal, but my passion lies with training. I hope to one day make a career out of it. I have way too many of my own pets, but my "main man" is my guy Aiden. He's a 3.5 year old GSD (West German Showline/West German Working). We love Schutzhund (well, I think I might love it a little more than he does ) He's a big loveable goofball who makes me laugh my head off every day. 0508 by Gator_Dog, on Flickr 578259_10151809918410627_798153137_n by Gator_Dog, on Flickr _MG_0845 by Gator_Dog, on Flickr 218 by Gator_Dog, on Flickr stack2 by Gator_Dog, on Flickr He's also a very serious boy who is very protective of "Mom" 1140 by Gator_Dog, on Flickr We also live with our 9 year old Beagle named Freckles, 4 year old Pit mix, Penny, and my 15 year old cat, Sox. xmas2 by Gator_Dog, on Flickr _MG_0943 by Gator_Dog, on Flickr As you can probably already tell by the content of this post, I love taking pictures of my animals. I got my first DSLR camera this year and have been addicted ever since. So just as a warning, you'll probably get lots of pictures in my posts to come I am also a big reptile/exotics enthusiast, and although I love them, I know lots of other don't, so I'll save their pics for another time. I've got quite a few snakes, some Crested Geckos, a Red Footed Tortoise, some fish, and too many tarantulas (all my BF's fault!) Thanks for looking! I'm excited to meet you all!