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UH OH: Sunny Obama Has A Bit Of A Problem

Posted 08.23.2013 | Good News

This week, the Obamas welcomed a new member to the first family -- a 14-month-old female Portuguese Water dog called Sunny. In an interview with C...

Obama Ate Dog, And He'd Do It Again To Remind You Of Seamus Romney

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney and Hunter Stuart | Posted 04.30.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When conservatives discovered that President Obama admitted to having eaten dog meat as a child when he lived in Indonesia, they vowed t...

In Dog We Trust: U.S. President or Dogcatcher?

Sandip Roy | Posted 06.24.2012 | Politics
Sandip Roy

The photo-op with the dog makes perfect sense in the hurly-burly of American politics. American presidents tend to be elected on the likeability factor. The dog is the ultimate likeability accessory.

Animal Welfare and the Dog Days of Summer

Ellen Susman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ellen Susman

The great Mahatma Gandhi said, "The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by how it treats its animals." If we are to be judged by his adage, then we have failed.

Bo Obamas First 10 Days in Office. Why Having a Puppy in the White House May Be More Complicated Than Foreign Policy

Sophia Yin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Sophia Yin

Dogs catch on quickly because they only need to do whatever gains them rewards. It's the people who take months and sometimes years to learn.

Welcome Bo Obama! The Wonderful Benefits of Animal Companionship

Dr. Patricia Fitzgerald | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Patricia Fitzgerald

Many of us know that animals add to our emotional and spiritual well-being, and studies have demonstrated that having a pet is good for our physical health as well!

There's a New Dog in Town

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Dr. Peggy Drexler

The arrival of Bo is truly change we can believe in. Once a puppy arrives at a house -- even the big white one on Pennsylvania Avenue -- things will never be the same.

Obama Puppy Fixation 'Fairly Stupid': Newt Gingrich

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former Republican House Speaker Newt Gingrich weighed in Sunday on news that the first family has finally settled on a new puppy for daughters Malia a...

Obama: First Dog Is Coming In April

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

But he switched gears to talk about family life in the White House, confirming a timetable for the First Family's acquisition of a canine companion. O...

Iranian Cleric Attacks Obama's Dog Search, Calls For Shooting Israeli FM

AP, MEMRI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO, Egypt — A high-level Iranian cleric called for the shooting of the Israeli foreign minister in a speech before worshippers. Ayatollah Ah...

Biden and Obama: The Dogs Also Bark

Paulette Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Paulette Cooper

Even before Obama and Biden announced their families puppy plans, there was mounting evidence that everything was going to the dogs with almost constant canine coverage.

Obama's Dog? A Chihuahua, Of Course!

Esther J. Cepeda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Esther J. Cepeda

Let's face it, Obama getting a Chihuahua is the only way we'll ever get a Mexican in the White House!

Obama: "Girly Dog" Not For Our Family

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In his interview with ABC's Barbara Walters, Barack Obama talked to her about her dog and his own puppy preferences. Politico reports that the host ac...