Friday, April 22, 2011

Getting Ready to DANCE!

Yup, I am working feverishly on my routine for Honey's big dog dance competition. Who knows, maybe even the Pea will try to put one together. I hope lots of my friends will at least give it a go. Just practicing is total funballs.

Visit Honey's blog here to read all the rules and stuff.

And then, watch my movie. The YouTube link is here.

I will tell you that we don't have much time to spend practicing. Maybe like only 10 minutes 3-4 times per week. That's all my mentals can stand. The trick is to make your human do all the work what with selecting music and figuring out moves that you already know. Momma says she might teach me ONE new trick for my big dance number, but that's it. Takes ever so long for us to communicate over what exactly she wants me to do other than bounce around and be handsome.

Mango Man! Oh yeah!

P.S. I know a lot of you are saying, "Oh Mango, I cannot possibly do a dance." But it does not have to be all fancy pants show off doggie. Honey found this movie of a beginner dance that I think is very nice. Might steal some of those moves myself.


Unknown said...

Ooh..that sounds awesome!
Have fun learning some moooooves...I will go check it out now :)

Unknown said...

Cute! I want to learn how to dance, too. :)

Anonymous said...

yuh um WHATEVER... showin' off all your moves... makin' us all look like the slackers that we are. WHATever dude. ;)

can't wait to see you shake it! just make sure the nards don't bump into anything.

Anonymous said...

Saw your "thinking about dancing" routine on Honey's blog yesterday. Way too funny. Yeah you guys do look like you're having funballs :P

Can't wait to see what you come up with in the end! :D

Waggin at ya,

PeeS: Gave you a fun award today :)

3 doxies said...

Bwhahahahahaha...OMD, I loves da part where you was attempting to go under your mom's leg!
I haves to admit, I am rather impressed with your training you and your mom do. But, I will not show dis to my mum cuz then I'll haves to start working and minding.


3 doxies said...

Ond and like totally off da mum loves your kitchen cabinets.


Two French Bulldogs said...

Work it Mango, work it.
Benny & Lily

CreekHiker / HollysFolly said...

Mango, I think your Momma is most excellently trained. I am not trained so well... Mabel was kinda lax on me. I can't wait to see your final number!

The WriggleButts said...

Perhaps I need to start working on my dancing skills when we move? Yo do some nice work, Mango.


Daisy Dog said...

Wow Mango, I will bet next season you will be on Dancing with the Stars!

Amber-Mae said...

Nice job, Mango & PeeWee! Mango, I'm impressed at how fast you can spin! I mean, for such a massive-sized dog like you, I never thought you could spin that fast. SWEET!!!

Lucy-Fur, as typed by Dr. Liz said...

I've got all sorts of excuses for not getting a dance routine together (like, I can't dance... Fi and Abby are crazy, you know - the usual excuses). But we are all most impressed with your dancing abilities! ;-)

-Dr. Liz (on behalf of Fiona and Abby)

(The girls are off at daycare (the fans drying out the flood on the bottom floor are loud and drive Fi nuts, so I thought they'd appreciate a break - and a chance to go wild), but I'm making the rounds.)

Anonymous said...

You GO Mango Man!!!!

woo hoo!!!

Hoppy Easter!

woo woos, Tessa

Road Dog Tales said...

Oh, great! Now Mom's sitting here going - hmmm, what can y'all do?! She is a sucker for dancing movies and stuff so she really liked your moves and can't wait to see what your final routine will look like and what your music selection will be and if you're gonna wear those sequin costumes and stuff.

We're kinda sorry we logged in to your blog today. She's gonna be tormenting us all day trying to teach us your moves until she realizes what she should have known from the start. Fuggedaboutid!

The Road Dogs

♥♥ The OP Pack ♥♥ said...

Mango and Dexter, we are really counting on you two to steal the show - we can't wait to see your dances.

Have a Happy Easter.

Woos ~ Phantom, Thunder, and Ciara

Amber DaWeenie said... guys is doin' great. But I tink da under da leg ting better be scraped unless you get get your Mom to grow longer legs between now and da time of da contest ending!

Marjie said...

My momma whines that she can't do that bouncy dancy stuff since her back surgery last year. Huh! That was a year ago already! Maybe she's really a lot older than she admits?

You guys will do great for sure!


Pee Ess: Momma wants to know where she might send you something in a couple of weeks? You know our pee mail!

Anonymous said...

Oh, this movie was too funny! We loved the part where your Momma actually expected you to go under her knee there! And also the part where PeaBrain didn't know how to do the paws up thing! Thanks for the giggles and good luck on your routine!

Elyse and Riley

Lexi and Jasper the Danes said...

We are looking forward to the end result :)

You guys look like your having lots of fun!

Licks and lots of slobber,
Lexi and Jasper the Danes

Molly the Airedale said...

You are both awesome dancers! We can't wait to see the one new trick in your routine!

Love ya lots,
Maggie and Mitch

Zona said...

"Dexter... be excited." BOL!!! I also loved when Mango tries to go under Mango Momma's leg!

You both know so many tricks! Great video! I'm gonna show my mom so she can see how much we have to learn.


Scruffy, Lacie and Stanley's Place said... we watched that video of your mom and you two. (Has the Mango Momma had a recent facial?...she seems to grow younger and prettier by the day. Mumsie is totally jelly. No, do not send suds. We don't want them.)

First of all, we think you should contact TLC for a new reality TV show. You guys are a heck of a lot better than what's on TV now...

Secondly, thanks a lot. You've given Mumsie like a jillion ideas on teaching us moves. She even went so far to put that book on hold from the library that Honey mentioned on her blog...that 6352 Things to Do With Your Stoopid Dog...and we got a notice that it's in. So...looks like we're gonna be practicing stuff. I suppose it's better than watching the that's exciting...



KB said...

I am so out of it that I didn't even know about the contest!! I LOVED watching you work with the two dogs... I especially loved watching Mango try to fit under your knee and weave through your legs as you walked! They're hysterical together - I think that you're gonna win!

But, K already knows some dance moves so maybe we'll get to work too! R learns fast but he wouldn't be anywhere near as funny as Mango :)

houndstooth said...

You guys already know a lot of moves! Wow! I'm a little nervous about entering this contest, but even if I don't, I'm going to enjoy watching a lot of you guys show off your moves! Mango, I think your mama is going to have to learn to hold her leg up a little higher if you're going to fit through there!


Jed and Abby in MerryLand said...

Relentlessly impressive, as usual! Mama always has a soft spot for the football players on the peeps DWTS, and we think you look a LOT like Emmett Smith, Mango - except better because of the gorgeous brindle furs. [He won, you know]. Pee, you're more the lithe Apollo Ohno type. [He won, too.] We are slavering with anticipation to see your dances. BTW, excellent idea about making the peeps do ALL the work and mold themselves to fit YOUR talents.

New fridge?

Jed & Abby

Chester said...

Just stoppin' by to wish you all a Happy Easter and here I find that you dancin' the night away! (Mom tried that trick with me weavin' thru her legs but thought her legs weren't long enough. Now that she sees Mango weavin' she feels pretty stupid since you're not 11 feet tall-at least you don't look 11 feet tall in pictures)

Anyway, have a Happy Easter and watch out for them chocolate eggs in the estate lawn!

Woofs and weavin' slobbers,
Chester ;0=)

Lincoln said...

The video was so great I loved it ! I'm going to enter Honey's contest too... :-)
I'm going to have to practise HARD! hehe


Kari in Alaska said...

you're gonna be awesome, I know it!


ForPetsSake said...

I can't wait to see what you come up with! Surely this will be a dance extravaganza!!

Achieve1dream said...

I think I've practiced maybe twice since I heard of the contest eek! I'm glad the deadline is June 15th lol. I'm excited though. :)

Tucker said...

We've picked our music and I've learned to spin in the opposite direction, it's a super big deal for me cause I could only spin in one direction before.

woof - Tucker