Profile: Hello! My name is Alexa and I am a professional pet photographer. Pets are my passion as is photography, so it's GREAT to be able to do it for a living! Visit my website or blog to see more photos. ;) Topaz's puppy photos are from when she was a baby... Back before I got into photography. You can see updated photos of her on the blog and website... Would love to post them here but Daily Puppy takes the rights to them. All my photos are protected by copyright and you may not use them without permission. Thank you!
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Topaz is an Australian Shepherd puppy. She is a blue merle with blue eyes. She is an absolute sweet heart. We call her the "easy baby" because she'll do absolutely anything you ask her to. She is still 100% puppy though! She loves to bite, and play with her older housemates "Kai" and "Yodi". Her favorite things to do are, 1. Eat, 2. Play, 3. chew, 4. snuggle, and 5. follow "Mom" around. She is also my companion at the horse barn. We're still working on what she can and can't eat. We're at odds about the horse manure. Silly Topaz! Although, she is doing much better with it now- she knows I mean business! :) Now she knows a bunch of tricks- I'm working with her on our goal to become a therapy dog and trainer. So far we've learned... "Sit." "Down" "Come" "wait" "paws on my arm" "shake" "high-five" "rollover" "weave" "leave-it" "which hand is the treat in?" "fetch" and how to walk on the leash very nicely! :) Thanks so much to dailypuppy.com for featuring her!! :)View Profile
Sage was my birthday present in the summer of 06. She was an energetic girl. In order to entertain herself she would run around chasing after her shadow. The stinker would often pretend not to hear me, and run of chasing her shadow instead of coming over. She hated to be locked up.This had nothing to do with how she was handled as a pup. It was all in her personality. She loved the outdoors. Because she had wolf blood in her, her bark wasnt that of the typical Shepherd. It was a woo, woo, wooÂ instead of a bark. :) She was extremely independent. She was not a cuddler, but a watcherÂ instead. The pictures I have of her make her seem regal. She wasnt!!! She was my crazy sily girl. Playing tug-o-war with her sisterÂ Yodi, teasing her brotherÂ Kai, she was a real trouble maker. She could always make me smile. One trick she would always do was give me kissesÂ. I would hold out my hands and she would jump up and lick my face. She was always happy too. She was at her absolute best when there were little kids around. I was always amazed by how gentle shed suddenly become. She would hold oh so still and carefully lick their faces. Too sweet. The pictures of her were taken when she was about 1 year old. Still a puppy! :) I lost her when she was just a little over 2 and a half. I had no warning. Her stomach flipped. We rushed her to the animal hospital as fast as we could, but, we were too late. Her stomach had begun to burst. It was painful, but I knew she had nothing but happy memories of Earth. I smile when I think of her....... I know shell never have to be locked up ever again. And someday when I see her, we can run free with all our animal friends together.View Profile