Obamas Get New Puppy
New arrival Sunny is another Portuguese water dog
By Rob Quinn, Newser Staff
Posted Aug 20, 2013 4:11 AM CDT
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(Newser) – A new puppy is following in the footsteps of White House pets including Lyndon Johnson's beagles and Andrew Jackson's swearing parrot. Sunny is a female Portuguese water dog—the same breed as Bo, the dog President Obama promised daughters Sasha and Malia after his 2008 victory. Sunny is "full of energy and very affectionate" and the Obamas "picked her name because it fit her cheerful personality," says the White House website, which adds that the family is making a donation to the Washington Humane Society in honor of the new arrival.

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Aug 24, 2013 4:21 PM CDT
Isn't Obama's fat-ass wife enough dog in Obama's family?
Aug 21, 2013 3:55 PM CDT
i understand it cost 17 million to make this video on sunny the dog.......... when other dogs are starving and people can't aford to take them to a wet when hurt or ill------- this is sad...... sad ...... sad .....saaaaaaaaaaaad
Aug 20, 2013 11:12 PM CDT
My pet theory is that Obama is too dogmatic, but the mainstream press won't report it because they are blinded by their puppy love for him, but this story may unleash a new round of bitching about the president. If you don't believe me, just paws for a minute and listen to the collars on talk radio as they embark upon criticism, and the top dog hosts pack their shows with howls of attacks upon the shepherd in the White House.