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Friday, August 30, 2013

I got engaged! :) (the human, not the dog!)

Those of you who are friends with me on Facebook (or friends with Jasmine, My Favorite Pup) have probably noticed a guy popping up in a lot of my pictures with Jasmine.   

For the last year, I have been getting to know a wonderful guy, and 2 weeks ago, he decided to propose.  (and I said yes!)  :)

I know this blog is mainly about Jasmine, but a lot of my friends read it too, so I wanted to share.  If you are friends with me (CJ) and want to know how I met my boyfriend/ fiance, here's our story:
We're going to be doing the invites, collecting addresses, and doing the gift registry through that website.  (I love technology.)  

This is where he proposed... it was a gorgeous sunset up at the lake!  

 This is going to be Jasmine's new canine step-brother- his name is Chewy.  There's probably going to be a little bit of an adjustment period- as Jasmine gets used to living permanently with another dog!   (But hey- I'm going to have to get used to living with a guy roommate, so it's all good!)  ;)

For the record, Jasmine is really good with other dogs.  We've had many canine visitors for different amounts of time.  (We're frequently dog-sitting for friends/family.  And we've had foster dogs before.)  Jaz is fine with them being around.  But she just gets depressed if they steal her orange squeaky bone.  This old, ratty thing is like her teddy bear.  She's had it since she was a puppy.  She's got a lot of other toys, but this is one of her favorites.  Therefore, it gets put out of reach whenever we have company.  So... with a permanent dog living with us.... we're going to have to figure something out!   (Like make sure Chewy has his own toys!)

  So... things are going to be changing for us pretty soon.  :)   I'll be sure to keep you posted!   (and you can probably expect to be seeing a lot more pics of Chewy on this blog too.)  We'll see what dog tricks I can teach him!!  :)   (Right now, he knows how to sit.  So that's a good start!)  :)

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Dog Model at #Petsmart!

Jasmine is a Petsmart model!!

My friend Maria was on the Petsmart website and found another outfit that Jasmine was modeling!  (That they recently added!)   Good thing I have friends looking out for me!!  :)   Otherwise, I would have missed it!

I think this one turned out so cute!  Pink is definitely Jaz's color! 

Jasmine did this photoshoot with Petsmart last month, but I never know when the pictures are going to come out.   So it's a fun surprise whenever it happens!  When we did the photoshoot, Jasmine modeled about 15 different outfits.... so hopefully there will be more fun pics coming out over the next few months!  :)   Two posted so far.... and more to come!

  (If you happen to see pics of Jaz somewhere, please let me know on Jasmine's Facebook page!!)  :D    

Friday, August 16, 2013

Petsmart model!!

How cool is this??   Jasmine's picture is on Petsmart's website right now modeling a Halloween outfit!  :)     http://www.petsmart.com/product/index.jsp?productId=20225506&lmdn=Dog+Clothes&f=PAD%2FpsNotAvailInUS%2FNo

We did this photo shoot with Petsmart just over a month ago (You can read about it here:  http://www.myfavoritepup.blogspot.com/2013/07/jasmines-fashion-photoshoot.html )
but I honestly forgot about it until a friend told me she saw a picture of Jasmine!  Usually these things take longer to come out!  So this came as a fun surprise to me!   Jaz modeled several outfits that day, so there may be more fun surprises coming later!  

Sunday, August 4, 2013

Dog Goes Shopping Anniversary

So... if you know Jasmine at all.... chances are you have seen this video:   (Dog Goes Shopping)

This was my first attempt at making a skit/ video.  I was just learning how to edit videos.  I didn't have an HD camera at the time.  It was just my friend and I making a silly little video.

And yet... this is the video that Jasmine is most well-known for.  This video has been on TV all over the world...   and this video is the reason Jasmine has as many friends as she does.

This is what started it all.  And we're coming up on the 3rd anniversary of me posting the "Dog Goes Shopping" video.   It's kind of crazy to me how much has happened in the last 3 years!!

It's kind of mind-boggling to think that people all over the world know about my little dog.  (and love her.)   

If you've been following my blog, you know that recently there have been quite a few people stealing Jasmine's trick videos and taking credit for making them.  And one person even said Jasmine was their dog and that they trained her!   Although this is kind of annoying, and I now I have taken appropriate measures to deal with the copyright infringement... I still don't get too worked up over this.  Because at the end of the day... I have the real deal.  I have the furry little sweetheart lying at the foot of my bed wanting a belly rub.

When I rewatch this "Dog Goes Shopping" video, I can't help but smile.  Jaz is just so funny.  It's her expressions.  Her eagerness to do tricks.  (For example... make sure you watch to the very end of the video to see the extra scene after the credits.)   That's my favorite part!!  Her expression after I say "Why is my credit card bill so high?" is priceless!!  

I have so many kids asking me... does Jasmine REALLY sneak out to go shopping??  Lol.  I tell them that this video was made by me editing a bunch of tricks together.  However, Jaz is so smart... I wouldn't put it past her!!!  So... maybe!!  ;)

Here's a couple of screenshots I was able to get of her different appearances:

She's been on TV in Germany, England, Sweden, Denmark.



America (Animal Planet)

America (12 News)

And this video has been featured on websites all over the world:  Croatia, Iceland, Spain, Greece, England, Scotland, Finland..... and probably more that I don't even know about!  These are only the ones I could find...

My favorite thing to tell people is.... "The best thing about owning a canine celebrity... is that they never let it go to their head."  :)    Jaz is still the same sweet dog she's always been.   :)  So... "fame" doesnt really mean much to me or her.  It doesn't change anything.  (at least for me.)   I'm glad more people get the chance to smile and laugh because of my silly dog.  But even if none of this stuff had ever happened, I would love her just the same.