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Obama Family Welcomes “Bo,” a Portugese Water Dog, to the White House

April 12th, 2009

President Barack Obama and his family today welcomed a 6-month-old Portugese Water Dog named “Bo,” short for “Bo Diddley,” to the First Family. The new First Dog was a gift to 10-year-old Malia and 7-year-old Sasha from Senator Edward M. Kennedy, who owns several Portugese Water Dogs. The girls picked out the black-and-white pup and […]

Ask the Dog Guide: Dog for Little Brother?

January 15th, 2009

Question: Ok, so my brother wants a puppy. He will not get it until after Christmas. What breeds work well with other dogs? What is a good breed for a 14 year old? He wants a medium to large dog, but I have a small dog so we need a dog that is loving, caring, […]

Obamas Score Points As Responsible Dog Owners – And They Don’t Even Have A Dog Yet!

November 18th, 2008

Score 3 points already for the Obamas on the responsible dog ownership scale – and they don’t even have a pooch yet! The first point came in when the Obamas announced the decision to adopt a shelter dog. Even with offers of rare hypoallergenic purebred pooches being offered from around the globe. The example set […]

Peru Offers The Obamas Hairless Dog

November 12th, 2008

Claudia Galvez, the president of the Association of Friends of Hairless Dogs of Peru, sent a letter to the US embassy in Peru, offering President-Elect Obama one of Peru’s own national treasures – The Peruvian Hairless Dog. The group even has a specific dog in mind – a 4 month old puppy named Machu Picchu. […]

Classic Dog Article: How To Find A Dog The Right Way

November 10th, 2008

So you’ve decided to get a dog – while that is a huge decision on its own, it now leads to another quandary – “Where will I get a dog?”. While it’s normal to be excited and anxious about the new addition, where you obtain your dog is not a choice to be taken lightly. […]

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