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Saturday, June 19, 2010

Oh, I Wanna Be A Dog!

You've probably heard many of Barry Polisar's songs and stories already. One of the songs that you may have heard is All I Want is You  which was featured in the opening credits of the film Juno and on the Grammy Award-winning Juno Soundtrack.

Over the course of 35 years Barry Polisar established a national reputation for his original and satirical songs about real kids and their concerns. Barry is well-loved for relating to children in a variety of songs such as "I Don't Wanna Go To School" and "Don't Put Your Finger up Your Nose" but my personal favorite is "I Wanna Be a Dog", of course!

As you follow along with the lyrics please note that besides our very own Daisy, the dogs pictured(except the poodle)are our clients and we love that they enjoyed helping make this post pawsible!
 
 
                                               Oh, I wanna be a dog        
                                              



                                                I wanna wag my tail



                                                             Chase cars



                                    and  knock over garbage cans



                            Bite the lady who brings the mail!


                                                                        
                                                                
                                                   Oh I wanna be a dog

                                                                 

                                                   I wanna dig big holes




                                    I wanna sniff French Poodles


                                                                      
                                                   and basset hounds



                                     and look for telephone poles.




                                     Oh, I wanna have dog breath




                                      I wanna learn how to growl




                                          Scratch fleas and ticks




                                               and run after sticks


                                                                     

                                 The moon's gonna make me howl.




                                              Oh, I wanna be a dog




                                                I wanna big wet nose



                                          
                                       I wanna run in the street


                                                                                
                                                                      
                                                get mud on my feet



                                      and jump onto your clothes.



                                      
                                              Oh, I wanna be a dog



                                                          
                                                   I wanna lie around



Being human these days is getting too crazy


                                        I just wanna be a hound.







50 comments:

  1. Oh Yeah, THAT's What I'm Talkin' Bout!!!! How grrrreat this is!!! LOVE IT LOVE IT
    PeeS.... I sent you TWO... emails... Read the Reply one FURST, beclaws... it explains the mystery thingy.
    Daisy, you are sooooo lucky.. you don't have a Mill Stone Mom... hangin' round your neck... like SIGH I do!!!

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  2. There's nothing better than being a dog, in my opinion! BOL!

    Wags,
    Zona

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  3. Thats right, bet every buddy wants to be like us
    Benny & Lily

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  4. My favorite picture was the "I wanna sniff french poodles" one. That picture made me laugh out loud! I also loved the picture for "and jump on your clothes" this is hilarious! Genius idea, and great song!

    Blessings,
    Paige and Simba

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  5. Great song! I think I would like to be a dog in our house here - where spoiling the boys is our number one priority!

    Sam

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  6. Oh Daisy!!

    'Dis song was super duper cools!! We loves it!!

    'Dere is noting betters 'den being a doggie!!

    LOVE THIS POST!!! It also mades Mommy SMILE too!!

    loves,
    Izzy, Josie & Anakin Man

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  7. yesss!!! who wouldn't wanna be a dog?! i have grrreat doggie breath and a wet nose, too. heehee!
    *woof*
    the booker man

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  8. What an adorable video and we love all of your pictures that go with the lyrics!

    Love ya lots
    Maggie and Mitch

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  9. Oh, that's a perfect song! I am wagging my tail to it now. Thanks for sharing that one! All those pictures are so cute, but wowzers, that weimeranar is so good looking!

    Bunny

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  10. I'm a new follower of the Saturday Pet Blogger follow, please follow me back.
    Thanks, Mr. Monkey

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  11. LOVE THIS!!! My life has gone to the dogs, so I might as well be one too!!! Enjoy your weekend and thanks for a post that has given me a much needed grin at the end of a long and hot day!! :-D

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  12. Pawesome song!
    I am so happy to be a dog!
    Happy Saturday!
    Kisses and hugs
    Lorenza

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  13. Love your post=so many adorable babies and a cute song!...xo...Calle, Halle, Sukki

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  14. That is so wonderful. When I was teaching the littlies I would have used it when we were dealing with the letter "h". That chorus is just made for enjoying the letter H!

    And I agree, having dogs around makes us realise humans have lost the plot.

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  15. Forgot to say, I loved the muddy picture.

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  16. Oh I wanna be a.... hey! Hang on! I AM a dog! Oops, almost lost myself in that song.

    Slobbers,
    mango

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  17. What a great post, great song and great pics! Sniffing basset hounds is the best!
    love
    Martha and Bailey xx

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  18. Mud is my personal favorite... it's good to be a dog!
    Daisy Mae

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  19. LUVS it!

    Woofs and Licks,
    Maggie Mae

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  20. Oh dears, My Girll is in teeeee total loooooves with this. We haves never heard it so that was definate treat fur us.
    I gots that hole diggin covered though.
    Sooooo, you must be da one that Frankie's clueless mom sent a gift to...hehehehe!
    Puddles

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  21. hm. after seein the muds on the feets, i know i does NOT wants to be goggie.

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