STYLE & BEAUTY
04/20/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Obama: First Dog Is Coming In April

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. Obama said the dog would arrive after his planned trip to Europe in early April.

"When we get back, the dog will be in place," Obama said, adding his daughters Sasha and Malia were not the only ones looking forward to its arrival. "They say if you want a friend in Washington, get a dog," he joked.

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