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Friday, September 23, 2011

Is this the cutest dog in the world? Boo the Pomeranian has millions of fans and his own book

By Maysa Rawi

Internet sensation: Boo, a five-year old Pomeranian, has amassed 1.8m fans on Facebook

He has nearly two million fans and a book deal.

But Boo isn't a reality TV star, actor or a pop singer - he's a pet dog.

The five-year-old Pomeranian has the fame most celebrities dream of after amassing 1.79million fans on social networking site Facebook.

Canine cutie: Boo enjoys being photographed in a variety of different outfits and accessories

And Boo is also a hit with the ladies.

He attracted the attention of Hollywood stars including Khloe Kardashian, who posted a picture of the dog on her blog last year and singer Ke$ha, who Tweeted that Boo was 'her new boyfriend.'

Since then, Boo's Facebook page, launched in 2009, has gone viral, receiving thousands of new fans a day.

Behind bars: But nothing can hold back Boo's cuteness

Sporting fan: Boo is a fan of baseball team The Cubs, left, and promoting the We Day movement, a charitable initiative of Free the Children

Shy guy: Despite Boo's popularity, his owner has chosen to stay anonymous and uses the pseudonym J.H Lee

His owner, who has concealed her identity and location in the U.S. and uses the pseudonym J.H Lee told Time:'My friends loved looking at pictures of him.

'We started the first Facebook page as a joke.'
Boo shot to fame when he realised the key to looking so good in photographs is a great haircut.

All wrapped up: Boo looks more like an exotic bear than a dog

Boo's unique look was a happy accident - his long hair was so tangled, the groomers had to shave it all off

Ladies man: Boo has celebrity fans including Reality TV star Khloe Kardashian and singer Ke$ha

The canine's unique look is down to an happy accident - his long hair was so knotted, it had to be shaved off.

Lee said: 'The groomer said they wouldn't even be able to get a brush through him.

'I was really upset when I heard that. But when I picked him up, I found he was actually really cute that way.'

Suited and booted: Boo is looking smart

Hug a hoodie: Boo's owner takes pictures of the dog every day to upload onto his Facebook page

Dog day out : Boo takes a trip to the Tory Burch store in New York

Boo has been busy promoting his new book, a collection of photographs entitled 'Boo, the life of the world's cutest dog.'

The £8.99 book features exclusive photographs of Boo 'doing all his favorite things, lounging around, playing with friends, exploring the whole wide world, and making those famous puppy-dog eyes.'

And judging by his success so far, it's sure to be a bestseller.

Snug: Boo relaxes in a cushion

Peek-a-Boo: The little fella says hello

Give us a smile: Boo wearing an Operation Smile hat (left) and with a big fluffy head (right)

Cover Star: The Pomeranian has been busy promoting his new book, 'the life of the cutest dog in the world'




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