there are even hoity toity pet photographers...and they make a pretty penny--(not at Department Stores) but that could be a completely not boring job!
(though you're neither hoity nor toity)--you could be the nice professional photographer! A petrographer...
Perhaps I should switch from photography to stone-carving - a petroglypher!
I thought that was the guy who built the iPhone app for finding Vietnamese noodle places.