Presidential Pet: Bo Obama in Photos

From frolicking on vacation in Maine to playing football with the president, this Portuguese water dog has it pretty doggone good! (19 Photos)

Sarah Rose Attman on Aug 16, 2010 at 1:02PM

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Presidential Pet: Bo Obama in Photos

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Bo Obama: Famous First Pets

Presidential pets have garnered attention for generations. Bill and Hillary Clinton’s cat, Socks, “wrote” a book about his adventures in Washington. Richard Nixon’s black-and-white cocker spaniel inspired his infamous “Checkers Speech,” and Abraham Lincoln even had a turkey named Jack. But few first pets have piqued the interest of the American public the way that Bo Obama has.

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