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Bo Obama: First Dog Of The United States

Bo Obama: First Dog Of The United States

Check out this cute new portrait of the Obama family dog, a Portuguese water dog name Bo Obama.

President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, and daughters Malia and Sasha welcomed him into the White House on April 14th. Here’s a few little known facts about the pet pooch:

Bo‘s name came from two different places: Mrs. Obama‘s father’s nickname was “Diddley” and Malia and Sasha‘s cousins have a cat named Bo — and another cat named Diddley.

Bo was a gift to the Obama family from Senator Ted Kennedy and his wife, Vicki.

– Even though Bo is a Portuguese water dog, he doesn’t know how to swim!

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  • sylvie

    Adorable!!!

  • Charisse

    Isn’t BO OBAMA the CUTEST???? (that is, besides SONNY BUNNY!!)

  • sillyme

    When I saw the title “First Dog of the United States,” I was expecting to see someone else’s face there. Oh, well…

  • Saudia

    adorable!! Love the smile Bo has .. great pics.

  • Si

    I loved this dog ,and the owner too!!!

  • iamnotwhoyouthinkiam

    awww
    cute dog
    i wish i had a dog
    i wish i had money
    i wish i had a boyfriend
    ………….my life sucks

  • Si

    LOVE Love and Love!!!! I love Obama!!!

  • mertz

    lol. #6 i feel you. i’ve been wanting a dog for more than 10 years, and i can’t get one. ugh. i love this breed though, and i was soooo close to getting one, and my dad kiboshed that dream. ugh parents. dogs are awesome and better than cats. yea i said that. all you cat lovers come get me.

  • pam

    cute dog. not real crazy about the owner

  • pam

    @mertz: know how you feel about cats. we have a part siamese. she hisses at daughter!!!! ugh.

  • bella

    I had a dog just like Bo, they are crazy! But the most adorable and best companions one can have.

  • Rhonda

    German Shepherds are better! so much fun and protective too! Hey Just Jared how come no pictures of America’s fashion icon, Michelle Obama walking Bo in her shorts! Man that was a sight, so much for the fashion industry and their “fashion icon”

  • joyce

    loooove them bothhh

  • !

    love the dog but not the Obamas..he’s digging America into recession and making our enemies stronger

  • geez

    @!:love the dog but not the Obamas..he’s digging America into recession and making our enemies stronger

    What was even the point of stating that ! Its about the dog and if everytime Obama is mentioned, the rude, uncalled for comments arent necessary

  • geez

    The 7th picture is so funny.Poor man

  • H.

    Cute doggy!

  • poley

    adorable dog also a political token from the Kennedys who are still waiting for their payoff from the Obamas

  • ObamaFan

    >>! @ 06/19/2009 at 4:55 pm love the dog but not the Obamas..he’s digging America into recession and making our enemies stronger
    >>

    To Exclamation Point: You’re an idiot !! Just like the others on here who can’t see the forest for the trees when it comes to OUR president, who inherited the “recession” and the mess that your beloved Republican party, led by Bush, put us in. You dumb asses just love to revel in revisionist history. Get your heads out of your asses already and face the facts !!! Obama is trying to right all the wrongs of the last administration as best he can. There’s absolutely NO reason to keep bashing every goddamn thing that he does to even try to get this country back on track. Stop letting your hatred of blacks get in the way of progress already !! We’re in this boat together, whether you like it or not. So do something besides complain and try to find something amiss when there isn’t. Focus on doing your part to make this country better.

    BTW, you naysayers and Republicans, Conservatives, are a bunch of evil devils. Truly, DEVILS !!!!

  • Rhonda

    @ObamaFan:

    He’s all yours, babe!

  • Rhonda

    definition of a Obama Fan= a begger, with hand in someone else’s pocket

  • LOVESIT

    BEAUTIFUL!!

    PRESIDENT AND DOG!!!! I LOVE OBAMA AND BO!!!! WE ARE SO LUCKY TO HAVE SUCH AN AMAZING PRESIDENT!!!!!

    YAY!!!

  • sia

    @iamnotwhoyouthinkiam:
    I hear you. Bo is gorgeous, I love cats too. I have neither. *sigh*

  • Alyssa

    Sorry, I think the dog is ugly, looks like a dust mop.

  • Lee

    O, so cute. And I don’t even have a dog. (I have a cat.)

    It looks like Bo’s saying, “Hey, waz up?” in the first pic. He looks so friendly.

  • Booooooo

    Great way to take attention away from what’s really going on in the White House.

    ‘Hey ya’ll, let’s focus on the “First Dog” instead of our a$$es being handed to us by N. Korea. Or, the unemployment rate skyrocketing. Or Obama spending our country into insurmountable debt that our grandchildren’s grandchildren will be paying for in taxes. Oh, and how about the universal healthcare he’s trying to pass that will no doubt put an enormous strain on doctors, who will undoubtedly change professions because they will get paid less and working more.’

    Keep on watching your CNN and MSNBC for your ‘facts’ while the world crumbles before your eyes.

  • Rhonda

    @Booooooo:

    It’s poetic, the N Koreans planning on firing missile at the Hawiian Islands to help us celebrate the 4th of July.

    soooooooooooooo

    it’s the USS JOHN MCCAIN to the rescue! Obama’s state (the story anyway) being rescuesd by John McCains Dad’s ship! Poetic!

    Those islands are 80 % Obama supporters who DON’T support missile defense or star wars. LOL

  • bruno

    what a kute dog.
    ich bin happy to see president playing happy mit his dog careless and free
    why being worried vor those pesky gays that want equal rights when you can be free mit dog in white house

  • Karena

    Adorable Bo! I always loved seeing the photos of Barney and Ms. Beazley and Willy the Cat. I look forward to more pics of Bo too. He looks so happy.

  • http://twitter Sheila Van Riper

    @Rhonda:

    This isn’t about Obama, it’s about the dog – I agree with that other person – get your head out of your ass – Obama INHERITED the recession from your idiot President you probably voted for. So what are YOUR ideas about getting us out of the recession? Do you think you know better than Geithner and Summers, et. al.?

    You’re probably a racist who can’t get past the fact we have a black president.

    BTW – Did you graduate from high school, dear?

  • Rhonda

    @Sheila Van Riper:

    you mean Geithner the tax cheat, that’s right the entire Obama administration are tax cheats!

    Give GM and Chrysler stockholders back their company, you “thugs” stole from them.

    Obama is a Chicago THUG if that makes me a racist , so be it.

    Waiting for your reparations, dear?

  • a realist

    ! @ 06/19/2009 at 4:55 pm

    love the dog but not the Obamas..he’s digging America into recession and making our enemies stronger
    ****************
    You moron, we were in a recession when President Obama was elected. Bush and Cheney put us in a recession.

  • a realist

    Rhonda @ 06/19/2009 at 5:31 pm #20

    @ObamaFan:

    He’s all yours, babe!
    ****************
    He millions and millions of ours.

  • Women for Obama

    sillyme @ 06/19/2009 at 3:55 pm #3

    **************
    Who were expecting to see, your mama/sister?

  • Janet

    Our first dog is so adorable. I love our president and family.

  • Women for Obama

    Rhonda @ 06/19/2009 at 5:34 pm #21

    definition of a Obama Fan= a begger, with hand in someone else’s pocket
    *******************
    You ignorant bitch. How in the hell do you think this man won. People from all walks of life voted for our president. Rich, middle-class, poor, white, Black, all races in between.

  • Jennifer

    To Progressives: Please ignore the scum who are trying to turn this thread, that is about our first dog, into a hate-fest against our president and his family.

    Just ignore these hateful folks.

  • http://dlisted.com lakers fan in boston

    finally they got that dog
    they were supposedly getting it the 1st month in office
    looks like a pretty cool dog tho
    lol @ pic 1, JFK wannabe

  • Jennifer

    Booooooo @ 06/19/2009 at 6:09 pm #26

    Great way to take attention away from what’s really going on in the White House.

    ‘Hey ya’ll, let’s focus on the “First Dog” instead of our a$$es being handed to us by N. Korea. Or, the unemployment rate skyrocketing. Or Obama spending our country into insurmountable debt that our grandchildren’s grandchildren will be paying for in taxes. Oh, and how about the universal healthcare he’s trying to pass that will no doubt put an enormous strain on doctors, who will undoubtedly change professions because they will get paid less and working more.’

    Keep on watching your CNN and MSNBC for your ‘facts’ while the world crumbles before your eyes.
    ***************************
    Thats the mess your Bush/Cheney left.

    Our new president inherited this mess, and if you don’t know that, you have been on another planet.

  • SoCal gal

    finally they got that dog #38
    they were supposedly getting it the 1st month in office
    looks like a pretty cool dog tho
    lol @ pic 1, JFK wannabe

    ***********************
    That’s in your mind. Our president is who he is. And we love him. So you can go kick rocks, fool.

  • LUma

    I love Obama and his family!

  • Jean

    You are soooo cute Bo. We love our first family.

    President Obama is cleaning up all the corruption left by the Bush Adm, one month at a time.

  • aeon

    super cute dog. I want that dog. Bo is Top Dog.

  • jj

    All dogs know how to swim. its a natural instinct!

  • jj

    BTW the dog looks much better than most of you ugly trolls on here! Peace!

  • jj

    obama haters= trailor trash redneck racist! eh?

  • dave desmond

    @iamnotwhoyouthinkiam: @ObamaFan: TO OBAMA FAN
    Your an idiot. And a racist. Screw you, go back to africa you prick.

  • Rhonda

    @Women for Obama:

    58 million DIDN”T vote for this fraud, thats millions and millions too

  • Rhonda

    jealous, racist, Bush did it, jealous, racist, Bush did it, jealous, racist, Bush did it, jealous, racist, Bush did it, all together now, its easy for libs to remember,, jealous, racist, Bush did it!

  • celebrityobsessed.

    Adorable :)

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