Celebs With Dogs

Margaret on June 25th, 2009

The official White House photographer, Chuck Kennedy, took the above pix. of Bo for the Baseball card. It’s a tradition that the “first dog” gets his picture on a basecard card and Bo’s is already out with some fun things:  Like his goal is to “make friends with foreign dognitaries, favourite foods: tomatoes and/or toys”, […]

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Margaret on June 24th, 2009

Millie, a Springer Spaniel,  owned by Barbara Bush was regarded as the most famous of the White House Dogs and Millie is credited as the author of the bestseller  “Millie’s Book, as Dictated to Barbara Bush”. Bo will be staring in his own comic book written for children. “Puppy Power, Bo Obama” is written by […]

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Margaret on June 15th, 2009

Yesterday’s “Sunday Sun” on its front page had a picture of a baby which the newspaper said was biten by an Akita while petting the dog on its head.  Different tale from the earlier version.  The Akita was later killed and it is nice to know that the baby is doing fine.  Guess the editors […]

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Margaret on May 22nd, 2009

These beanie baby look like Bo toys were introduced in stores in the USA two days after Bo, the Portuguese Water Dog puppy was unveiled by the Obama family.  Priced at $4.99 they sold out in a few hours with fresh “litters” then being produced to meet the demand. Of course, you can also imagine […]

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Margaret on May 7th, 2009

The famous designer loves Pugs and has six of them.  He recently had a competition which 450 Pugs entered and the object was to select the 20 “most fashionable”.  The above is known as Pugger Doodle and was only a runner up but with its incognito appearance, it certainly would have attracted a lot of […]

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Margaret on April 28th, 2009

Alleged to be worth $4.2 million,  a young Thai jewelry designer,  Riwin Jirapolsek, crafted a tiara for his pet 15 year old Maltese.  The tiara is reported to be made from titanium, encrusted with 250-carats of diamonds and emeralds and these precious stones were given to the jewelry designer by his mother. He is now […]

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Margaret on April 12th, 2009

The new White House puppy has finally arrived and it is one of the breeds the family was considering.  It did not, however, come from a shelter (as had originally being talked about). The Portuguese Water Dog is considered a rare breed and it would be unusual to pick up a PWD from a shelter. […]

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Margaret on April 11th, 2009

GSD breeder, Linda Brown,  was thrilled when Joe Biden purchased a German Shepherd puppy from her.  But now she says her life has been threatened, and she has been investigated and scored by people because of the sale. She says the backlash came from people who felt tha the Bidens should have rescued a puppy […]

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Margaret on January 14th, 2009

Winning the award for Best Performance by an actor in a Motion Picture-Drama at the Golden Globes on January 11, 2009, was Mickey Rourke.  The award was won for his lead role in “The Wrestler”. Mickey thanked the usual people such as his director, agent, his co-stars, and the producers. And then he told the […]

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