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Okay, so President Obama didn’t adopt a dog from a shelter — but that doesn’t mean we don’t think Bo the Portuguese water dog isn’t a cutie! Check out Bo Obama: The First 100 Days on our sister site, AnimalPlanet.com, where you can read Bo’s daily address, take a quiz to find out how well you know Bo, check out …

Wema, adoptable at the Martin County Humane Society in Minnesota, may be a Portuguese water dog, but she’s all-American! We’ve been reporting for months on the Obamas’ efforts to find a dog. Apparently, the family has gotten closer to selecting a breed. Here’s an excerpt from the President-elect’s interview on This Week with George Stephanopoulos: STEPHANOPOULOS: What kind of a …

Goldendoodle Capers is up for adoption at Grateful Goldens Rescue in Mt Pleasant, SC Since I last reported on Obama wanting to adopt a shelter dog, but having concerns about daughter Malia’s allergies, two things have happened: (1) The story has only gained ground, and (2) I realized that the buzz is that Malia wants a goldendoodle (not a labradoodle). …

Suzy the labradoodle is waiting for her forever home at Animal Rescue League in Marshalltown, IA. This whole Obama-dog story is really taking off like crazy. The president-elect told reporters today, according to the Associated Press: We have two criteria that have to be reconciled. One is that Malia is allergic so it has to be hypoallergenic. … But obviously, …

The Obama family (Essence.com) As you’ve no doubt heard, Barack Obama said in his victory speech Tuesday that his daughters had “earned the new puppy that’s coming with us to the White House.” The Obamas told Entertainment Tonight on Sept. 30 they planned to adopt a “rescue dog,” and we hope they’ll keep that promise. (Of course, readers of this …

With the second presidential debate airing last night — and Sarah Palin still being compared to a pit bull — we were thinking: If John McCain and Barack Obama were dogs, what dogs would they be? So we scoured our dog breed directory to look for canines with characteristics that reminded us of the candidates. Check out our picks, then …