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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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74 Responses to “Bo Obama: First Dog Of The United States”

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  1. 1
    sylvie Says:

    Adorable!!!

  2. 2
    Charisse Says:

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

  3. 3
    sillyme Says:

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

  4. 4
    Saudia Says:

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

  5. 5
    Si Says:

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

  6. 6
    iamnotwhoyouthinkiam Says:

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

  7. 7
    Si Says:

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

  8. 8
    mertz Says:

    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.

  9. 9
    pam Says:

    cute dog. not real crazy about the owner

  10. 10
    pam Says:

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

  11. 11
    bella Says:

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

  12. 12
    Rhonda Says:

    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”

  13. 13
    joyce Says:

    loooove them bothhh

  14. 14
    ! Says:

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

  15. 15
    geez Says:

    @!: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

  16. 16
    geez Says:

    The 7th picture is so funny.Poor man

  17. 17
    H. Says:

    Cute doggy!

  18. 18
    poley Says:

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

  19. 19
    ObamaFan Says:

    >>! @ 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 !!!!

  20. 20
    Rhonda Says:

    @ObamaFan:

    He’s all yours, babe!

  21. 21
    Rhonda Says:

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

  22. 22
    LOVESIT Says:

    BEAUTIFUL!!

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

    YAY!!!

  23. 23
    sia Says:

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

  24. 24
    Alyssa Says:

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

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    Lee Says:

    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.

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