A Message from Mr. P. Nut Squirrel

NASHVILLE, TN. The following is press release from Mr. P. Nut Squirrel, Candidate for President of the Back Yard, Rodent Party. After careful scrutiny of the DNA documents, I admit that my opponent’s Vice Presidential Candidate, Arya, is eligible to serve on the ticket. I can, in fact, testify to her terrier roots due to […]

Announcing Arya’s DNA Results

NASHVILLE, TN. Arya, Vice Presidential candidate for the Back Yard Election has been declared 100% dog and is 100% eligible to serve as running mate for Jack the Scottie. Mr. P. Nut Squirrel challenged the eligibility of Arya to serve as VP since she was a Porch Dog of unknown origin. Mr. Squirrel declared, “If […]

Dear Diary: The DNA Is Almost Here

Dear Diary, Oh, oh, oh, I am so excited. My DNA results are nearly ready. I got a picture from the DNA people of my Genetic Code. I don’t know yet what it means, but it will be coming Very Soon! I have so many Hooman Friends who have been helping to guess. I Love […]

I Am a Bloodhound

I’m pretty sure I’ve got some Bloodhound in me. See how I tracked this intruder in the neighbor’s yard and gave it a good sniffing? And I saw some deer outside the back yard. If there hadn’t been a fence, I think I might have chased it!! “The Bloodhound is a large scent hound, originally […]

I Am a Pharaoh Hound

I am pretty, pretty sure that when the DNA test comes back it will confirm I am a Pharaoh Hound. I love to hunt rabbits.  See! Check this out: “The Pharaoh Hound is a breed of dog and the national hound of Malta. Its native name is Kelb tal-Fenek (plural: Klieb tal-Fenek) in Maltese, which […]

Dear Diary, I Took a DNA Test

Dear Diary, I love it when Mom laughs. That’s what she did when she read the instructions for the DNA test.  I don’t know what DNA means. I think probably it means Do Not Attack. It would make more sense if it meant Do Not Bark (DNB) or Do Not Jump (DNJ). That’s what Hoomans […]

I am a Great Dane

I am waiting on the results of my DNA test. It is so exciting. I can hardly stand to wait. I Really Really Really think I might be part Great Dane. Maybe 50%.  “The Great Dane combines, in its regal appearance, dignity, strength, and elegance with great size and a powerful, well-formed, smoothly muscled body.” […]

Arya’s Contest: Porch Dog or Elegant Mutt?

A Little Contest: Guess Arya’s Heritage and support your favorite Puppy Charity. What: Give us your best guess of Arya’s heritage. (Arya has submitted a DNA sample in response to Mr. P. Nut Squirrel’s claim that she is unfit to serve as Vice President of the Back Yard.) How: Post your guess here in the […]

Arya Responds to Squirrel Challenge

NASHVILLE, TN. Arya the “Porch Dog” took time out of her busy Olympic schedule to respond today to a scathing open letter from Mr. P. Nut Squirrel, presidential candidate for the opposing party in the run for president of the back yard. Mr. Squirrel has challenged the eligibility of Arya’s nomination for vice president representing […]

Open Letter from Mr. P. Nut Squirrel

NASHVILLE, TN. – The following letter was released today by the campaign of Mr. P. Nut Squirrel, candidate for President of the Back Yard. Mr. Squirrel is running for President of the Back Yard against Olympic Champion, Jack the Scottie, and his running mate, Arya. An Open Letter to the Voters in the Back Yard, […]