The 6-month-old Portuguese water dog made his debut Tuesday afternoon in front of reporters and photographers. First lady Michelle Obama did most of the walking, with Bo on a leash.
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But daughter Malia took a turn, too, as Bo took off running. Although Bo will be granted entry into the Oval Office, the president said the pooch won't be sharing his bed, adding that he and the family want to be "responsible dog owners.
A few minutes later, seven-year-old Sasha piped up, telling the assembled reporters "He doesn't know how to swim. The president explained that the breed apparently had to be taught to swim. The arrival of the pup fulfills Obama's promise during the presidential campaign to get his two daughters a puppy.
A dog's life The White House will be the puppy's fourth home in his six months of life. He was born in Texas, then moved to his first owner's home in Washington, D.
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Edward Kennedy's dog trainer in Virginia, and now is moving to Pennsylvania Avenue. A dog can become disoriented when moving to a new home, said Cesar Millan, host of the National Geographic Channel's "The Dog Whisperer" and co-founder with his wife of a nonprofit foundation to help abused and abandoned dogs.
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