Jewish Dog of the Month: Brooklyn

by Sarah Brennan / December 19, 2018


Sarah: What is your name?

Brooklyn Spellman

Sarah: Where did your name come from?

Brooklyn: My mommy adopted me when I was already 7 years old, so I came with the name. But I think it suits me!

Sarah: What is your favorite way to spend a day in DC?

Brooklyn: I love to be social and around people so my favorite days are the ones where my mommy takes me somewhere fun. We love Medium Rare and St. Arnold’s in our neighborhood, Cleveland Park, or Dacha in Shaw.

Sarah: How did you get to DC?

Brooklyn: My mommy adopted me from Mid-Atlantic Pug Rescue in 2014. I was surrendered, which means that my old owners couldn’t take care of me anymore but according to my old vet records I’m from Maryland, just like my mommy!

Sarah: What is your favorite food?

Brooklyn: I love most human foods, but I would have to say that my favorites are baby carrots and French fries.

Sarah: What is the best compliment you’ve ever received?

Brooklyn: Nobody can believe that I am 12 years old! I think that I am young at heart, and my mommy takes the best care of me. We also love the doctors at City Paws Uptown, who give me tons of treats after my appointments.

Sarah: What is your biggest pet peeve that your owner does?

Brooklyn: I make a big fuss when my mommy tries to cuddle with me (or as she likes to call it, “the snuggle struggle”). She usually gets her way, and I love belly rubs and attention.

Sarah: What’s your favorite Jewish holiday and why?

Brooklyn: My favorite holiday is Pawnukkah. I love spending time with my family, and it definitely doesn’t hurt that my mommy sneaks me latkes when she thinks no one is looking.


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