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Sunny Obama Bit Someone

18-year-old family friend will end up with small scar

(Newser) - A member of the Obama family is in the hot seat for biting a White House guest. Fortunately, it's an animal member of the family, not a human one. An 18-year-old family friend was visiting Monday and leaned in to kiss 4-year-old Portuguese Water Dog Sunny, who bit her... More »

The Obamas Should Have Adopted a Pit Bull Instead

Breed has become a symbol of racial segregation, poverty: Emily Nusser

(Newser) - The Obamas just adopted a pretty new Portuguese water dog . But if the first family really wanted to make a statement, they should have adopted a pit bull from the pound instead, writes Susan Nusser at Salon . Pit bulls are "resilient, unpretentious, and a little gritty," she says.... More »

Obamas Get New Puppy

New arrival Sunny is another Portuguese water dog

(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... More »

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