WTF Wednesday, fitbit says, it’s a boy!

Remember when I told you that fitbit actually recorded heartbreak when a user was actually broken up with?  Well, now fitbit has actually helped to reveal a woman’s pregnancy. Really. Check out this post on reddit.


Yesterday I was doing a little, ahem research on youtube, and I saw a video that was so cool  it blew me away. It was a gymnastics tumbling routine which I typically would find boring as all hell but this girl is amazing. You really need to check it out… watch me whip, now watch me backflip, watch me whip, whip, watch me backflip.

We had to take Boomer to the vet on Monday for a wellness exam and also to discuss starting therapy for his arthritis. Boomer was not happy about it at all. First of all, he absolutely despises the vet but worse than that, they put him on a diet. A. Diet.

They gave him anti-inflammatory medicine and some pain medicine that we are supposed to give him until the inflammation subsides but since he’s never really been on any medication before MacGyver and I looked up the pain medicine and we thought the dose was really high. With arthritis he may have to be on pain medication for the rest of his life off and on, so we don’t want him to become resistant to it. MacGyver and I made the decision to only give him half the dose unless we felt he was in obvious pain. It was the right choice.

I give him one pill in the morning and one in the evening. Yesterday I gave him the pill before his walk and hand to God I swear, five minutes into our walk he laid down in the middle of the street and refused to get up. Within a minute he was snoring. SNORING! He stopped three more times before I got him home. That may not sound so bad except it was a mere 2 blocks!

Boomer the King

I will not sit in the metal box, I sit atop the metal box, I AM THE KING!  Bow to me peasants and bring me the kibble!

The vet also asked me to get a urine sample because Boomer refused to pee while we were there. As a matter of fact I think he was so pissed off at being at the vet in the first place AND being put on a diet that he was already looking for a new family before we even hit the parking lot.

Anyway, just how the hell am I supposed to get a urine sample? The vet gave me a tray and I’m supposed to get him to pee in it and then use the pipette they gave me to siphon it out and put it into a little plastic jar. This should be a piece of cake, right?

Yesterday I took him out and followed him till he started to squat then I shoved the plastic tray under him and then he decided to move forward and proceeded to crush the plastic tray with his rather large paw. FAIL. Later in the day I took him out again and this time I used a large plastic bowl and he actually peed in it but before I could grab it he moved forward, tripped over it, and then spilled all the pee into the dirt. Second fail.

The next time I took him out I decided I would use the big plastic bowl again but I would grab it before he completely finished peeing since they only need a small sample. Everything went as planned until I went to grab it and then he moved and this time, he peed all over my hand and my arm which resulted in me freaking out and I spilled the damn bowl in the dirt. FINAL FAIL.

I’ve decided this is a job for MacGyver and I’m giving up.

WTF, it’s Wednesday and Boomer is still the King.

Friday Photos from the phone, by Boomer

What up? Boomerton G. Pinkerton here, Boomer for short. My human is really busy playing catch up with some work so I decided to go ahead and update the blog for her lest she forget another post. I’m pretty sure she might be getting a case of the old timers but don’t tell her, okay?

I’ve decided to keep up with her tradition of posting Friday photos from the phone but I’m going to post some of my favorites too. Let me just look and see what I can find…

let me see
Okay, here’s a good one. This is a picture of me in the car. I love to ride in the car but the real story here is how handsome I look.  Look deep into my eyes…..

Boomer in the car

I should be in a magazine. Somebody get me an agent!

And this is a stealth shot my human took when I wasn’t paying attention. I like to stretch and scratch my back in the morning but I don’t like it when people are watching.  I might also be a little vulnerable when I’m laying on my back because once I woke up and there were some things missing in my nether region.  I still don’t know what happened but I have a fear of white lab coats…hmmmmmmmm

Lab stretching
Here’s a random gif that I like to look at on the big TV. This dog actually has a really important job, he’s a beer guard. My human gave me a similar job once except I only had to watch one glass.  I ended up drinking from it.  I couldn’t help myself.


beer guard
My human says I can’t be trusted with alcohol. He might be right, I do have a hell of a time trying to control my licker. But hey, when it comes to crumbs, I’m your guy.  Check out how I handle cracker crumbs on the sofa.

licking the sofa

See, I told ya!  You got a crumb situation, you call me.

This is my brother Hank. I like to call him the flea, he sort of bugs me sometimes but we’re actually really close.

two doggiesSay hi Hank.

Even though he bugs me I love the little booger.  He’s like my personal little chew toy. He even lets me chew on his head.

Awe, come here little buddy.

brotherly love
We might not look alike but at least we’re good looking. We could look like these two ugly things.

two dogs hugging

I find this emotionally disturbing.

One more thing I love about my brother is that he lets me use his bed.  It’s really cozy and fit’s me perfectly.

boomer in small bed

It might be a tad small.

When we were down south visiting with Grandma and Grandpa and hanging out at our other house, we got to play outside a lot.  When were at home in Clearwater we get limited play time lately.  The human says there’s a coyote around town and since I’m bigger and faster I have to protect my brother when we go out by ourselves.

I don’t see how a coyote could get over our fence and I think my human is paranoid.  She told me that coyotes were small and she said they weren’t all that fast, she said they’re just mean…….but I googled it.

wil e coyote


This is why you can never trust your human completely and you need to learn the google.

And now it’s that time, I have to go take my human for a walk or she gets cranky but before I go, I have a few more of my favorite pictures.

This one is my toy collection. It’s not all of my toys but these are some of my favorites. Every morning I get up before anybody else and I dump out my big basket and choose a few, or 10 of them, to play with.

boomer and toys
And this one is my favorite picture. This is me kissing my human, I call her Mommy.

I love this human!

I love this human!

My Mommy will be back tomorrow.  In the meantime, I hope you have a snifferific day!  Get out there and get some fresh air, sniff the grass, smell all the things, pee on a new spot of grass, and enjoy life!

boomer in glasses

Peace out!  Boom.  See what I did there?

Now tell me do you have a dog?  One with a blog?