Boo (dog)

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Boo (March 16, 2006 – January 18, 2019) was a Pomeranian dog that became an Internet celebrity. He was born in the San Francisco Bay Area. He had a popular Facebook page and four photo books were sold.[1] As of March 2016, Boo had over 17.5 million Likes on Facebook. Boo was owned by Irene Ahn, a Facebook employee, who was also the owner of Boo's older brother, Buddy (died September 6, 2017).

He became popular in October 2010 after singer Kesha sent a tweet that she had a new boyfriend, which showed a picture of Boo.

Boo died in his sleep on the morning of January 18, 2019 of heart failure, aged 12. His owners said that he had begun to show signs of heart trouble after Buddy's death.[2][3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Benny Evangelista (August 17, 2012). "Boo, 'the cutest dog in the world'". San Francisco Chronicle. Archived from the original on August 19, 2012. Retrieved August 19, 2012.
  2. Mizoguchi, Karen (January 18, 2019). "Boo the Pomeranian, Once Named the World's Cutest Dog, Dies". People. Archived from the original on January 19, 2019. Retrieved January 19, 2019.
  3. "'He's a true legend': Boo, 'World's Cutest Dog' dies at 12". San Francisco Chronicle. HTV. January 19, 2019. Retrieved January 20, 2019.