Banjo in his own words

Arooo! Dis Banjo and heer iz mah posts!

Happy 7th Adoptoversary!

February 3, 2014
Banjo-Adoptaversary

Seven years ago today Banjo came into our lives. Back then he was a black, wriggly pup with a fat belly who grew into a lanky dog who, according to one Brooklyn teenager, “looked anorexic.” (He has since filled out in his middle age!) These days, Banjo is a senior with white whiskers appearing around […]

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Animated Short: Banjo & Lefty

December 7, 2012

It’s been another busy semester, and poor Shyhound.com has been a bit neglected of late. Here’s an animated short I did for my Photoshop class, starring none other than Banjo!   Ever since I took the iPhone footage of Lefty sneaking up on the sleeping Banjo, they have become firm friends.  I don’t think Lefty […]

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Recession Affecting Us Chew!

November 15, 2012

Banjo says Aroo!! Dis a sad and scareful pikchuh.  Iz a guud reminder to spay/nooter yoh furry frendz and to fink abowt the responsabubbletees of pet ownaship. Pleez fink carefully before adopting a dog (or cat) from a shelta.  Remember! Dog is a friend for life, not just Crissmuss. from Total Bankruptcy 1 Click to […]

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Shyhound and the Ball

May 7, 2012

Aroo!! Dis Banjo heer. Iz a long time sinz mah hoomin, Lauren, iz posting propallee. Dis becos she doing a studying at school an she doing learningz on da computah. Iz a fing calld grafik dizyne and she soOOOoooo bizzy. But she making a biddyo aboud me.  Iz calld Shyhound and da Ball.  I a […]

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Sir Banjo

March 25, 2012

Aroo!! Iz a long time sinz I riting ennyfing! Mah auntie-mum haz been busy studying wiv her Fotoshop class and she iz making all sorts of fings dat not smelling. But heer is a rrrrrroootiful pikchuh of me: I haz a big pawsome, yes? Olso, yoo see I haz a noo banner? Iz like my […]

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Banjo the Poster-Dog

September 16, 2011

Aroo! Dis Banjo heer, and I iz feelin ever more speshul becos nao I iz in mah own logo! Mah auntie-mum, Lauren, iz doing a speriment in sumfing called Fotoshop.  Befor, da Shyhound logo is a cartoon dog. Nao iz me! <– Luuk dis! I haz a big pawsum! Dere is lots of buttonz for […]

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Lake Hollywood Dog Run

July 2, 2011

Aroo!  Dis Banjo heer.  Today I tellz yoo about a sekret dog run in da hillz below da famous Hollywood sign: Is akshully a puk for hoomins, but iz sekretly a dog run… Shhhushes! Iz a sekret! Me and mah hoomins iz staying wiv frendz on Beachwood Kanyon.  We ‘xploring da hillz in da car […]

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Vote for Shyhound in the Petties Awards

June 18, 2011

Arooo!  Dis Banjo heer, and I has a big ‘xcited – but I needz your help. Dere is a lovely site called DogTime.com and dey iz have a competishun called Da Petties Awards.  Iz awards for excellence in pet blogging and da winner gets to donate $500 to a pet charity of dere choice. Dis […]

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Off-Leash at Del Mar Beach

May 23, 2011
Dogs off-leash Del Mar California

Arooooooooooooooo! Dis Banjo heer.  I has a big happy becos I iz a California Dog – dis time, for reel! Mah momma was a Lab-adore dog, but I not doing nuffin like Lab-adore doggies.  Hoomins say I not knoes hao to retreeve, I not steeling peepol fuuds, and I iz HAYT wateh. In Noo Yok, […]

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Eleven Tips for a Dog on a Road Trip

May 11, 2011
Image © Kurgo

When you’ve spent two weeks driving  4,153 miles / 6,684 kms with a dog, you learn a practical thing or two along the way! Here are Banjo and my top tips for going on a road trip with a [large] dog: 1. Safety first! Invest in a seat-belt or other restraining device.  This is as […]

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