Jewish Dog of the Month: Pesto!

by Sarah Brennan / May 22, 2019

Meet Pesto of House Lieberman. Son of Allison and Michael Lieberman. First of his name. Cavachon of the Great Outdoors. King of the Instagram. Father of early rising.


Sarah: What is your name?

Pesto: Hi everyone! I’m Pesto Moshe Lieberman. I’m a 3-year old cavachon – but don’t be fooled by the breed; I’m a big boy – over 30 lbs! You can follow my adventures @pesto_lieberman.

Sarah: Where did your name come from?

Pesto: My pawrents had a long list of potential names for me and Pesto was one of them. I was born when they were on their honeymoon in Italy so it seemed like the right choice!

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

Pesto: First, I wake up around 6:30 am (sorry mom!) and we go for a walk in my ‘hood. I eat breakfast, which sometimes includes cereal, because as mom says, it’s Special K for a special boy 🙂

If it’s the weekend, we go to Rosedale Conservancy in Cleveland Park, followed by a trip to Little Red Fox DC where I get lots of pets and crumbs.


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

Pesto: One of my Instagram furriends told me I was “the George Clooney of cavachons!”.

Sarah: Who is your best friend?

Pesto: My dad! From being nap bros to playing ball together, he is the best!

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

Pesto: Go to work :/

Sarah: What’s your favorite smell?

Pesto: Butts! (Or should I say tuches ;))

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

Pesto: Rosh Hashanah! My Puppy Bubby makes me a very special treat called “Pesto Pops”, which are individual ice cubes of homemade chicken soup with a side of carrot. What can I say, I’m a lucky guy!

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