01.18.11 Personal

Polo is 5

Polo turned five years old last week. We missed his birthday since we were out of town, but we made sure to spoil him {rotten} when we returned. Even as a puppy, our dog had the appearance of an old soul, so it's common to call him Gramps. This morning I photographed him and the following photo proves Polo is ready for the retirement home. I worry his modeling days are over.

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photographe mariage suisse - LunaCat Studio - Such a cute Polo for it's fifth birthday :)!  01.15.14 - 4:39am
Mike Larson - happy b-day!  01.27.11 - 6:30pm
Tori @ - Love your photos! I did a post for my baby's 4th bday! I am using my dog to learn my photography skills before baby arrives!   01.24.11 - 2:10pm
Kevin - Polo clearly needs his own website. Never seen such a photogenic dog with such a great personality!  01.22.11 - 3:58pm
Jenna Danelle - Such a sweetie - My dog is a great subject - but he doesn't do clothes... He'd lick me to death before I could get a paw in!  01.20.11 - 12:38pm
diane ( - Jas, you need to explain how many photos it took to get this, how long he sat for it and how you got him to sit for it. Please share the experience with all of us!  01.19.11 - 6:27pm
Toby Cummings - Your dog is so cute. You must have so many photo shoot ideas rolling around in your head for Polo photography setups. ;-)  01.19.11 - 6:19pm
ashey barnett - Aww Happy Birthday Polo! My little Riley Mae love of my life (she's a miniature pinscher) will be turning 5 in February and her little face is turning grey which is both cute and makes me realize how fast time is passing all at once. Polo still looks young at heart!  01.19.11 - 6:11pm
Kelsey {Las Vegas Wedding Photographer} - Happy Birthday Polo! Love the yawn lol   01.19.11 - 4:13pm
Studio Hera Bell - A true Americano doggy. He is truly your little toy boy Jas. Adorable shot.  01.19.11 - 12:51pm
Mikkel - I don't know how you've kept his beard white for so long. Usually white dogs' beards get stained brown with time. AMAZING! I think he's still in for modeling!  01.19.11 - 11:43am
amanda thiessen - so adorable! he looks like a little old man - love it!!  01.19.11 - 9:35am
Michelle - Happy Birthday Polo! Even though you may look a lil older than you really are, you're still a sexy little man!   01.19.11 - 7:01am
Emma Godfrey - Poor Polo! He's got many a modeling year left in him yet. Happy belated birthday!  01.19.11 - 6:42am
Cristina - Happy Belated Birthday Polo!!! You are handsome as always!!  01.19.11 - 3:53am
Simone Anne - Well isn't that just freakin' adorable. Sigh. LOVE. IT.  01.18.11 - 11:25pm
Alex Frame - He is amazing!  01.18.11 - 10:56pm
Dallas Wedding Photographer - Wow, sounds dumb, but I would love to know the lighting setup for this awesome shot of polo!  01.18.11 - 8:38pm
Kristin Nicole - lovin the popped colar  01.18.11 - 7:14pm
Debbie Carlton - Happy Birthday Polo!! Please keep modelling for us we all love you to bits!!   01.18.11 - 5:49pm
feuza - PERFECT!!! old soul indeed, he is like this posing thing is so old  01.18.11 - 4:58pm
Kamille - Soooooooo Cute!! :)   01.18.11 - 4:53pm
Kate Douthwright - I love polo, he's so cute! I'm also obsessed with taking pictures with my dog...I'm pretty sure she hates me for it.  01.18.11 - 4:48pm
diane ( - Awww..Happy Birthday little Polo!  01.18.11 - 4:33pm
Lisa - this is the most gorgeous dog i've ever seen!!! i want one!  01.18.11 - 4:30pm
Nathan - LOL! Cute dog.  01.18.11 - 3:58pm
Becca - He's sooooo stinkin cute!! Bring out the shuffle board he's gonna charm all the ladies  01.18.11 - 3:33pm
Kare - Ahhhhhhhhhhh!  01.18.11 - 2:44pm
Karen (Mikols) Bonar - This is going to look TOTALLY adorable on your homage wall to Polo!!!!  01.18.11 - 2:20pm
AnneMarie - Love your pictures of Polo. They make me laugh!  01.18.11 - 1:27pm
Rebekah Lyn - Adorable!  01.18.11 - 12:35pm
cassandra-m - HaaAAaAaAPppppPpPpPYYyY BIRTHDAY Polo from Mocha and me....hope it was awesome!  01.18.11 - 12:09pm
Kat - Oh, he is too cute! Happy Birthday Polo! You are a handsome pup.  01.18.11 - 12:09pm
Krysta - Seriously adorable. Oh man. Popped collar & everything haha Almost makes me want a little doggie. Almost. For now, my 3yr old & 6mo old boys are more than a handful. :)  01.18.11 - 12:08pm
shani barel-desser - Can you make a category or Pol so we can see the collection? I just adore the photos you create with him!  01.18.11 - 11:48am
damara - oh my...this makes my inner dog clock tic-tic...happy birthday!  01.18.11 - 11:40am
Nicole Landgrebe - Happy Birthday "POLO" OMG you are so cute, I love the way you dress, so up with the times for an old fellow.....  01.18.11 - 11:31am
Shyla - OMG! I remember when you got Polo... has it seriously been FIVE YEARS?! I remember meeting him as a cutesy little puppy. I remember JD picking you up from something and you thinking you heard a dog yipping in the trunk... oh wow, time sure does fly!  01.18.11 - 11:27am
Grace - Happy birthday sweet boy! Love the popped collar.  01.18.11 - 11:04am
anda - ohmygosh -- i almost shot food out of my nose i laughed so hard at this photo!  01.18.11 - 10:51am
Diane - Happy Birthday Polo! I love this pic Jasmine! :)  01.18.11 - 10:50am
Jessica Chavez - Happy Bday Polo!!! You're a big boy now!! :D  01.18.11 - 10:37am
Anita Larsen - Happy Birthday sweet Polo!  01.18.11 - 10:33am
Adriana H.G. - Ohhh this one's so CUTE! looove that shirt jajaja Happy B-day Polo!! xoxo  01.18.11 - 10:29am
Lorena - Happy Bday are soadorable   01.18.11 - 10:16am
Evie Perez - Happy Birthday Polo!!!! You are always stylin and profiling!! Enjoy ;)  01.18.11 - 10:14am
Silvana - Happy Birthday sweet Polo.   01.18.11 - 9:57am
s h e r r y - :) AW. Happy birthday, Polo! :) So so adorable.  01.18.11 - 9:57am
Sarah Danaher - so cute!!!  01.18.11 - 9:56am
LEOLAK - AWWW...Happy Birthday Polo! This picture is tooo cute!! I don't think he can take a bad picture...EVER!!! He still got some time in this business!  01.18.11 - 9:55am
Michelle Lunn - Oh. My. Goodness! LOVE it!  01.18.11 - 9:54am
Esther - Oh my gosh, He made me yawn too!!   01.18.11 - 9:53am
Life with Kaishon - Awwwwwwwwwwwwwwwdorable!  01.18.11 - 9:51am
Bernadette Uzcategui - Happy birthday sugar-bear! You are too cute!!  01.18.11 - 9:44am
Claudia - love his shirt!  01.18.11 - 9:44am
Mary Powell - LOVE the popped collar!  01.18.11 - 9:35am
Jessi D - Happy Birthday Polo!  01.18.11 - 9:34am
Ann Keen - This is priceless! Great shot! Happy Birthday Polo! :)  01.18.11 - 9:31am
Kelli - OMG, he's seriously rocking that little "Polo" shirt. And with the flipped collar? His modeling days are SO not over - you go Polo!  01.18.11 - 9:29am
Joseph chan - Wow!!! So young. Great potential to be model  01.18.11 - 9:28am
Alice G Patterson - I confess I'm not a fan of dogs in clothes, but somehow your little Polo always looks fabulous and completely at ease. He is so adorable, and I love how you share him with your readers. Happy B-day Polo... we're so glad you were born.  01.18.11 - 9:27am
Alisha - AWWWW!!!!!!!!  01.18.11 - 9:26am
Romonia Isaac - Happy Birthday Polo, better known as, "Gramps!" That picture is priceless and super cute!!! I hope that you guys have a terrific Tuesday!   01.18.11 - 9:22am
rebecca - LOVE!! doggies warm my heart :)  01.18.11 - 9:20am
Vanilla Bear - Did Polo pop his collar?   01.18.11 - 9:20am
Abhi Inamdar - Happy birthday Polo :) Jasmine, if you like pups, you might like the pictures of pups/dogs I captured all over New York City :) Check out Best, Abhi.  01.18.11 - 9:20am
Kim - Seriously -- he is adorable!! I love all the pictures you have of him. Taking pictures of dog is super fun!!  01.18.11 - 9:19am
Katie - Oh my gosh - this is ADORABLE! I wish I could get my Boothoms to yawn for the camera. He just smirks... is it just me or are dogs camera hogs? :) Happy Birthday Polo!  01.18.11 - 9:19am
Cesar - Polo is a beatiful dog and he is very lucky to have you as his owner (he looks a bit like a Santa with all the fur). I hope he had a beatiful birthday, cheers!  01.18.11 - 9:18am
Amy Hutchinson - But he'll retire in style... with the collar flipped up.  01.18.11 - 9:18am
Abhi Inamdar - Happy birthday Polo :) Jasmine, if you like pups, you might like the pictures of pups/dogs I captured all over New York City :) Check out Best, Abhi.  01.18.11 - 9:17am
Elizabeth - Too cute!!! :)  01.18.11 - 9:17am
Maryn - I LOVE it!   01.18.11 - 9:17am
Stephanie Saul - Love it! He's still soooo cute for an old man :-)  01.18.11 - 9:17am
Kim Bauer - He's a cutie!   01.18.11 - 9:17am
amanda west - omgoodness, this is too cute. and i'm surprised to see that he was not adorning the tilted party hat like old gramps do. lol.  01.18.11 - 9:17am
Melanie - He may be slowing down a bit, but he's still just as cute as ever. And who says there isn't room for elderly in modeling? ;-)  01.18.11 - 9:16am
kellymarie - you know...he's like 35 dog in years! give the guy a break!  01.18.11 - 9:16am
Christina Graves - Awww... he is adorable! Love his style too : ) Always be true to who you are. Loveyaalot's  01.18.11 - 9:15am
Jihan Cerda - That's too sweet! His modeling days are certainly not over; its just the beginning. =)  01.18.11 - 9:15am
Kristin - I LOVE that tshirt he's wearing! So cute. I think the old soul thing may be a Maltese thing, because my Maltese, Maisy is like that too!   01.18.11 - 9:14am
Madelynn Kenoly - He is too cute!  01.18.11 - 9:14am
B - I die.  01.18.11 - 9:14am
Brittney - too cute! :)  01.18.11 - 9:13am
Chelsea - What a great moment. Just love it.  01.18.11 - 9:13am