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Our Dog Bogo

Updated on November 4, 2014

Meet Bogo!

When we adopted Bogo from the Boulder Humane Society, she had had another name, but she was 5 months old and we wanted here to be OURS. So we named her Bogo! It is very unusual, isn't it? It's from the acronym BOGO (otherwise known as Buy One Get One), and we know she's a mix of at least 2 dog breeds!.

In fact, our dog Bogo, must have at least 2 dog breeds and maybe some coyote, in her makeup.

Post Script - Summer 2012 - We lost our Bogo this Spring at the great age of 15 (we really spoiled her on her birthday :) ) - the last few months without her have been very difficult - our home is emptier and quieter now. Sometime soon I hope to pen a poem on how I feel

Bogo's Family

Bogo has a mom (Me!), a dad and 2 sister's.
We all live in Boulder Colorado

Connectin Joint Supplement for Dogs

As an older dog, Bogo now gets Connectin Powder sprinkled on her food to help her joints.

Where Was Bogo as a Puppy?

Bogo and her siblings were found in a field, somewhere in rural Boulder, County. Her brothers and sisters were adopted out from the Humane Society fairly quickly, but Bogo was very, very shy and hid from people. She was fostered by a family for a few months, to be socialized, before she could go to a family for good. We found her in a pen at the Humane Society that she shared with a much bigger dog. At 5 months old, one September day 13 years ago, we brought her home. We celebrate her birthday on April 25!

As of this writing, Bogo is 13 1/2 Calendar Years Old!!

Bogo Loves Some Alpo Over Dry Food

I usually microwave her food for about 20 seconds, especially if the Alpo has been in the fridge

There Was a Family Had a Dog

And BOGO Was Her Name O

We named her Bogo from the acronym BOGO (otherwise known as Buy One Get One).

In fact, our dog Bogo, must have at least 2 dog breeds and maybe some coyote, in her DNA. She is sooo pretty! And, she has cute black spots on her tongue ( chow??). I thought about sending away for the Canine Heredity test but they only have DNA matches for breeds and not for wolf or coyote or dingo. When they do .... Maybe I'll frame her petigree (sic)

Bogo at the Lake (looking at the Ducks)

If you're wondering, the leash is the law at this park

Taking Bogo to Feed the Ducks

Bogo loves to take walks. One of her favorite walks is around the lake by our house. We walk to this peninsula to feed the ducks in the shallow water. Bogo wades in and gets her tummy soaked. We share some bread with her too!

Bogo's Favorite Toy

Bogo received this as a gift from her "grandparents" a number of years ago. Isn't it darling?

Her Blue Baby is very soft and has 2 squeakers with different sounds. Sometimes we'll come home and Bogo is waiting for us at the top of the stairs with her Blue Baby in her mouth. She is ever so gentle with it. Peter or I may squeak one side or the other while it's still in Bogo's mouth and Bogo is delighted by this attention

A Toy Like Bogo's Toy

This doll is not exactly Bogo's toy, but it has a similar texture that invites a dog to baby it and be gentle with it

A Poem About Bogo

Please read this poem about Bogo

Our Dog Bogo

Photos of Bogo

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On the grass in the backyardEnjoying the Lake
On the grass in the backyard
On the grass in the backyard
Enjoying the Lake
Enjoying the Lake

Random Trivia

During the day Bogo likes to sleep under the open drawer of Peter's desk

Bogo Eating Cereal and Milk

What about people food, you ask? She gets scraps too. She especially loves cereal with milk!

Random Trivia

Every morning, I pick the sleepies from Bogo's eyes.

The Sweetest Dog

Bogo is the sweetest dog. She is very quiet and doesn't bark even during an "all dogs alert". Sometimes when she is intent on a squirrel, the fur along her spine will stand tall, creating an elongated diamond pattern ... maybe she has some Ridgeback in her?

Is Bogo a Coydog?

Do You Think Bogo is a Coydog?

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Thank you for letting me share a bit of Bogo with you.

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    • smithlights profile image

      smithlights 6 years ago

      Fun lens! Thanks for sharing with us about your little baby!

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      norma-holt 6 years ago

      In case you missed it this lens is blessed and Bogo is now featured on Angel blessings for Dogs on Squidoo.

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      Much love to you .. Bogo :)

    • Kelsey-Budden-16 profile image

      Kelsey-Budden-16 6 years ago

      I find it kinda strange that she looks very similar to my dog!

      If you want to see for yourself, click here: Welcome to Cheeko's World

      Nice lens though! :-)

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      Hi Bogo! I love dogs and am lensrolling this to I Want A Dog!

    • norma-holt profile image

      norma-holt 7 years ago

      This is such a lovely story. Featured on Names for Pets

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      darciefrench lm 7 years ago

      Nice to meet you Bogo!