Obama’s Dog Bo

Obama’s dog Bo looked so cute when he was six weeks old.

Baby Bo

Bo came from some breeders in Boyd, TX.  Here is a photo of Bo’s mom and his breeders.

Bos Mom and Breeders

Bo is a Portuguese Water Dog.  They were bred in Portugal to help fisherman keep fish in the net, to retrieve dropped fishing equipment and  they were couriers from ship to ship.  They are known to be intelligent and loyal companions.

Bo 6 months

Bo arriving at the White House to be with his family.  I like how he’s wearing a garland of flowers.

Bo and Obamas

I think they picked a good day to walk their dog.  Bo is six months old, has a lot of energy and will like lots of walks!

Bo and Malia

Bo is part of a type of dog that doesn’t have an undercoat and so he doesn’t shed (as much).  Hopefully this will help Malia’s allergies!

Bo and The Pres

I wonder if Bo is freaked out about his new home? 


10 Funny Dog Jokes

My dad and I looked for a long time for 10 jokes with dogs in them.  Enjoy!



#1 Mrs Green’s Dog & her neighbor

Mrs Green was walking to the post office when her neighbor came up to her and said "Hello Janis, How’s your dog? I saw her yesterday chasing an old man on a bike."

"Oh" said Mrs Green "That could NOT have been my dog"

"Oh, why not?" replied her neighbor "I’m pretty sure it was her"

"Well" stated Mrs. Green smiling "my dog doesn’t ride a bike"


#2 Seeing Eye Dog

A blind man walks in to a department store with his seeing eye dog on a leash.

The store manager behind the customer service counter looks up, notices the customer is blind, and quickly looks away again.

Out of the corner of his eye he sees the blind man start swinging the dog over his head with its leash. S

hocked, the manager runs over and says, "Mister, is there a problem – is there something I can help you with?" The blind man calmly replies, "No thanks – I’m just looking around."

#3 – Q: What do dogs call frozen poop?

A: Poopsicles


#4 Help Wanted

A local business was looking for office help. They put a sign in the window, that read:

"HELP WANTED. Must be able to type, must be good with a computer and must be bilingual. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer."

A short time afterwards, a dog trotted up to the window, saw the sign and went inside. He looked at the receptionist and wagged his tail, then walked over to the sign, looked at it and whined.

Getting the idea, the receptionist got the office manager. The office manager looked at the dog and was surprised, to say the least. However, the dog looked determined, so he lead him into the office. Inside, the dog jumped up on the chair and stared at the manager.

The manager said, "I can’t hire you. The sign says you have to be able to type." The dog jumped down, went to the typewriter and proceeded to type out a perfect letter. He took out the page and trotted over to the manager and gave it to him, then jumped back on the chair. The manager was stunned, but then told the dog, "The sign says you have to be good with a computer."

The dog jumped down again and went to the computer. The dog proceeded to demonstrate his expertise with various programs and produced a sample spreadsheet and database and presented them to the manager. By this time the manager was totally dumb-founded! He looked at the dog and said, "I realize that you are a very intelligent dog and have some interesting abilities. However, I *still* can’t give you the job."

The dog jumped down and went to a copy of the sign and put his paw on the sentences that told about being an Equal Opportunity Employer. The manager said, "Yes, but the sign *also* says that you have to be bilingual."

The dog looked at him straight in the face and said, "Meow."


#5 Two Scottish nuns

Two Scottish nuns have just arrived in the USA by boat and one says to the other, "I hear that the people in this country actually eat dogs."

"That’s odd," her companion replies, "but if we shall live in America, we might as well do as the Americans do."

Nodding emphatically, the mother superior points to a hot dog vendor and they both walk towards the cart. "Two dogs, please," says one.

The vendor is pleased to oblige, wraps both hot dogs in foil, and hands them over the counter. Excitedly, the nuns hurry to a bench and begin to un-wrap their ‘dogs’.

The mother superior begins to blush and, then, staring at it for a moment, leans to the other nun and whispers cautiously, "What part… did you get…?"


#6 – Q: What do dogs have that no other animal has?

A: Puppy dogs.


#7 Clever Dachshund

A wealthy man decided to go on a safari in Africa. He took his faithful pet dachshund along for company. One day, the dachshund starts chasing butterflies and before long the dachshund discovers that he is lost.

So, wandering about, he notices a leopard heading rapidly in his direction with the obvious intention of having him for lunch.

The dachshund thinks, "OK, I’m in deep trouble now!" Then he noticed some bones on the ground close by, and immediately settles down to chew on the bones with his back to the approaching cat. Just as the leopard is about to leap, the dachshund exclaims loudly, "Boy, that was one delicious leopard. I wonder if there are any more around here."

Hearing this, the leopard halts his attack in mid-stride, as a look of terror comes over him, and slinks away into the trees.

"Whew," says the leopard. "That was close. That dachshund nearly had me."

Meanwhile, a monkey, who had been watching the whole scene from a nearby tree, figures he can put this knowledge to good use and trade it for protection from the leopard. So, off he goes.

But the dachshund saw him heading after the leopard with great speed, and figured that something must be up.

The monkey soon catches up with the leopard, spills the beans and strikes a deal for himself with the leopard. The leopard is furious at being made a fool of and says, "Here monkey, hop on my back and see what’s going to happen to that conniving canine."

Now the dachshund sees the leopard coming with the monkey on his back, and thinks, "What am I going to do now?" But instead of running, the dog sits down with his back to his attackers, pretending he hasn’t seen them yet … and, just when they get close enough to hear, the dachshund says…

"Where’s that darn monkey? I sent him off half an hour ago to bring me another leopard."


#8 Talking Beagle

A guy was driving around the back woods of Kentucky and he sees a sign in front of a broken down shanty-style house: ‘Talking Dog for Sale’

He rings the bell and the owner appears and tells him the dog is in the backyard.

The guy goes into the back yard and sees a nice looking Beagle sitting there. ‘You talk?’ he asks. ‘Yep,’ the Beagle replies.

After the guy recovers from the shock of hearing a dog talk, he says

‘So, what’s your story?’

The Beagle looks up and says, ‘Well, I discovered that I could talk when I was pretty young. I wanted to help the government, so I told the CIA and they had me sworn into the toughest branch of the armed services… the United States Marines. You know one of their nicknames is ‘The Devil Dogs.’

In no time at all they had me jetting from country to country, sitting in rooms with spies and world leaders; because no one figured a dog would be eavesdropping. I was one of their most valuable spies for eight years running, but the jetting around really tired me out, and I knew I wasn’t getting any younger. So, I decided to settle down.

I retired from the Corps (8 dog years is 56 Corps years) and signed up for a job at the airport to do some undercover security, wandering near suspicious characters and listening in. I uncovered some incredible dealings and was awarded a batch of medals. I got married, had a mess of puppies, and now I’m just retired.’

The guy is amazed. He goes back in and asks the owner what he wants for the dog.

‘Ten dollars,’ the guy says.

‘Ten dollars? This dog is amazing! Why on earth are you selling him so cheap?’

‘Because he’s such a liar… He never did any of that stuff.

He was in the Navy!’


#9 Q: How do you keep a dog from barking in your front yard?

A: Put it in your back yard!


#10 Seeing Eye Dogs

There’s a guy with a Doberman Pincher and a guy with a Chihuahua. The guy with the Doberman Pincher says to the guy with the Chihuahua, "Let’s go over to that restaurant and get something to eat."

The guy with the Chihuahua says, "We can’t go in there. We’ve got dogs with us."

The guy with the Doberman Pincher says, "Just follow my lead."

They walk over to the restaurant. The guy with the Doberman Pincher puts on a pair of dark glasses and he starts to walk in. A guy at the door says, "Sorry man, no pets allowed."

The guy with the Doberman Pincher says, "You don’t understand. This is my seeing-eye dog."

The guy at the door says, "A Doberman Pincher?"

He says, "Yes, they’re using them now, they’re very good."

The guy at the door says, "Come on in."

The guy with the Chihuahua figures "What the hell," so he puts on a pair of dark glasses and starts to walk in.

The guy at the door says, "Sorry pal, no pets allowed."

The guy with the Chihuahua says, "You don’t understand. This is my seeing-eye dog."

The guy at the door says, "A Chihuahua?"

He says, "You mean they gave me a Chihuahua?"


#11 Bad Dog?

It was the end of the day when a policeman was parking his police van in front of the station. As he gathered his equipment, his K-9 partner, Spike, was barking, and he saw a little boy staring at him.

"Is that a dog you got back there?" the boy asked.

"It sure is," the policeman replied.

Puzzled, the boy looked at the office and then towards the back of the van. Finally

the boy asked, "So… What’d he do?"


I know, I know i said we found 10 jokes.  But we found an 11th one that I really liked.

Which joke do you think was the funniest?

Fat Dogs

I wonder what these dogs eat that makes them so fat?

How much do they eat a day?

Why do their owners feed them so much? My dad taught me that when dogs are this fat, it is bad for their heart, their bones & joints and they can not be as active.

What do you think about fat dogs?


This dog doesn’t really need to lose weight but I thought it was funny how he is holding his bowl… asking for food.



This chocolate lab seems to eat A LOT of chocolate!



Wow. This dog needs TWO seats. I’m sure this dog weighs more than I do.



This is the fattest Rottweiler I have ever seen. Didn’t know they could get this fat.


 fat dog-on-sand

Fat dog hanging out on the beach.



A very fat poodle lab mix. Seems like this picture was taken a long time ago.



The fattest lab ever. Poor doggy. Looks sad.



This one is funny, checking his pounds on a scale. Normally only humans do this but this dog is watching his weight. 🙂



Boxer is a great name for this dog because most heavy-weight boxers are also kind of fat.



This dog looks surprised… “How did I get so fat!?”



This tubby dog is cute and looks happy but looks like it needs to lose about 50% of it’s weight.



This bulldog looks sort of mean… it could use about 50% of it’s weight!



This Dalmatian looks kind of fake because the head doesn’t fit well with the body.  But if it is real it needs to lose a ton of weight.



This Dalmatian seems really, really heavy… and if I was going to lift this chubby pooch, it would need to lose about 50% of it’s weight.



It’s cool that this person took a before and after picture to show how different a dog can look when it gets so fat. I like the before dog better.



This dog is cute but it needs to lose some weight!



This pooch should be really lucky to go into a restaurant.



This doggy is fatter than me so it should lose a lot of weight.



I like how this picture shows the same type of dog except one is fat and one is skinny next to each other.  It’s sort of funny.



This is really fat for a puppy.  Usually fat dogs are adult dogs.



This sure is a fat weeny doggy.



This wiener dog is really fat.  He looks sort of freaked out and tired.



This one is super-duper fat and needs to lose a bunch of weight.



This beagle mix is very fat. I didn’t think beagles could get this fat.



Here’s a pooch working on GETTING fat.


Tell me what you think about fatso dogs below with your comments…

The Dogs of Cancun, Mexico

I went on a vacation with my mom and dad to Cancun, Mexico last week.

It was actually to a wedding in Xcaret which is near Playa del Carmen.

We stayed at a beautiful villa owned by my dad’s friends’ family (http://www.LasVillasAkumal.com). Thank you Mr. Daniel Marcos.

Anyway, my dad had the idea to take a bunch of pictures of me with every dog we saw on our trip.  We missed a few because we were sometimes in a hurry or in a car and with other people.

But here are the ones I did get:

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OK, there are no dogs in this one, but I wanted you to see me having fun on the beach!

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So we were having lunch at this cool restaurant on the beach and a really cute dog came to our table.

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My dad asked me to walk away from the table to the beach so I could get the beach in the background. Good idea dad!

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He was a very well behaved dog!

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Here’s a dog that we didn’t get a very good picture of… because we were late to the rehearsal dinner.

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Here is a cute little weiner dog and another puppy with their owners who were also very cute Mexican kids 🙂

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OK, so these are not REAL dogs but they were neat stacked dog statues in this gift shop. The lady that runs the shop was not going to let us take pictures because there was a sign that said NO PHOTOS.  But my dad convinced her because he told her about my blog. :)  We would have bought the sculpture but we were travelling light.

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So we were in this restaurant and my Uncle Ricky noticed a “NO DOGS” sign!

Kinda funny for a restaurant because this is not something you would see in the US but in Mexico a lot of restaurants are open to the street with no air conditioning.  And there are more dogs running around on the streets than here in the US.  I was acting like I was mad that they did not allow my best friends… DOGS! into the restaurant. (again, the pose was my Dad’s idea).

Let me know what you think of my pictures.

You’ve seen the Dramatic Prairie Dog… here’s the DRAMATIC DOG!

My dad found this video from someone who sent it on Twitter.  I had seen the dramatic prairie dog video and I can’t decide which one is funnier!


I can’t decide which one I like better…


Which one do YOU think is funnier: the prairie dog or the doggy dog?

A story of why I’m doing a blog and business

Dog with money

You may not know me but after you read this story you will.

OK maybe not all the way but you’ll know enough for a major situation.

The situation is me (Eirene) and my good friend here (Emma) are going to make $30 each month, for 6 months in a row! Yaaay!

eirene & doggy on the beach

Back to me.  (We’ll continue with Emma later.)

The thing that I wanted to talk to you about is that you know when your father or mother gives you a crazy deal?

Well, that’s what I got.  As you may know, I am making $30 a month for six months.  The reason I’m doing that… well, really there’s two reasons:

First when I do this, my dad will be getting me a doggy and second, I want to learn business.

By the way, I’m in 2nd grade and I’m 7 years old.

Emma I cannot say it all because she made a book and she has an all about Emma page too.

talking beaver

Here is my first non-dog blog post. I hope you don’t mind.

I think this is one of the funniest videos I have ever seen but I sort  of know that it is not real.

Do you think this is funny? you can reply below.

HUGE POOCHES… a post about Big Dawgs!

Today my dad and me decided to look up the biggest dog breeds.

We saw HUMONGOUS dog pictures!  He tells me some of them aren’t real… Which ones aren’t real?  Can you tell?




According to wiki.Answers: People seem to forget that ‘biggest’ does not mean tallest. Biggest usually has to do with volume, mass, girth.

The “tallest” dog by foot-to-shoulder height is the Irish Wolfhound:

eirene-wolfhound (Here’s a picture of me with an Irish Wolfhound… taken when my family and I went to Ireland last summer… His name is Arthur!  He lives in the old castle that was turned into a hotel.  Arthur, king of the castle, get it?)

but the BIGGEST dog (by way of girth, weight, strength, and general size) is the English Mastiff.



Not only the breed, but the largest recorded dog in general (which weighs over three hundred and fifty pounds, and can pull over fifteen hundred).

So here are some more pictures of GIANT dogs… see if you can guess if these are real or Photoshopped.














Half-man Half-dog breed is freaky


When I first saw this ‘dog’ it gave me the heeby-jeeby’s!

But I could tell it was fake… Or is it?  You be the judge.  Please leave comments below telling me if you think this is a REAL dog breed, or if it is a photoshop fake.

Also, if this were my dog, I would name it “Weirdo”.  What would YOU name it?

Dog has nightmare and runs into a wall (in his sleep)!

This is the most hilarious thing I ever saw a dog do!

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