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Bo the First Dog receives presidential honors.

Bo the Obama families pet dog celebrates his first birthday.

Bo the president's dog

One Year Old Bo

It has been an amazing journey for the Portuguese water dog.  A nation held in suspense for weeks waiting to see which dog would fulfil the Presidents first promise watched in great anticipation as “Bo” was revealed.

Some say that President Obama did not live up to his to promise, but not taking in a rescue dog, but that has generally been accepted in light of Malia’s allergies.

The Telegraph reports that:

“We had a really sweet celebration,” admitted Mrs Obama. “He got a doghouse cake made out of veal stuff and he had his brother Cappy come over and we had party hats.”

“We did this in the Rose Garden. It was so much fun. Cappy actually stole the rest of the cake off the table but Bo did not seem to mind.”

So obviously Bo is as gracious as his Presidential mentor.

All that we can do now is watch and wait to see if the next 12 months of Bo’s life are as happy as the past 12.


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Bo, the Obama’s dog meets the press.



Click on the picture to see the Obama’s new dog in action.

Bo is the most talked about dog in our modern era – perhaps even rivaling the great names of bygone eras for fame.

What do you think – is Bo more famous than Lassie, Rin Tin Tin, and the dogs that generations of people around the world have grown up with?

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Portuguese Water Dog First Choice For First Dog

It seem the inside information from Michelle Obama we published earlier about the First Dog being a Portuguese Water Dog was correct.

The Obama family have indeed chosen a six-month old male Portuguese water dog.



The secret meetings between the Obama family and potential First Dog candidate “Bo” are finally over, with Bo expected to join the White House administration on Tuesday.

One election night promise due to be fulfilled – is this the beginning of many more election promises going to be fulfilled, or is this high point of President Obama’s career?   Time will no doubt tell.

In the meantime we wish Bo and the rest of the Obama family many happy years together.

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