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PHOTOS: Bo, the First Dog

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  • The Obama family dog, a Portuguese water dog named Bo, trots across the South Lawn August 2, 2010 in Washington, DC. Bo was out for a walk before President Barack Obama left the White House to travel to Atlanta, Georgia, where he will address the Disabled American Veterans convention about the ongoing wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
  • The Obama family dog, a Portuguese water dog named Bo, trots across the South Lawn August 2, 2010 in Washington, DC. Bo was out for a walk before President Barack Obama left the White House to travel to Atlanta, Georgia, where he will address the Disabled American Veterans convention about the ongoing wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
  • The Obama family dog, a Portuguese water dog named Bo, trots across the South Lawn August 2, 2010 in Washington, DC. Bo was out for a walk before President Barack Obama left the White House to travel to Atlanta, Georgia, where he will address the Disabled American Veterans convention about the ongoing wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
  • Bo, US President Barack Obama's Portuguese water dog, walks across the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC, August 2, 2010, prior to Obama departing on Marine One. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Bo, US President Barack Obama's Portuguese water dog, walks across the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC, August 2, 2010, prior to Obama departing on Marine One. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
  • US President Barack Obama's dog 'Bo' is walked upon landing at the Cape Cod Coast Guard Air Station in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, on August 19, 2010 to leave for Martha's Vineyard for a family vacation. AFP PHOTO/Jewel Samad (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
  • A statue of Bo, the Obama family dog, is seen during the annual Easter egg roll April 25, 2011 on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Malia, daughter of US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama, sits with Bo, the family dog, while her parents read book to children during the annual Easter egg roll April 25, 2011 on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Sasha Obama and Malia Obama play with their dog Bo as they listen to President Barack Obama read to children during the White House Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House on April 25, 2011 in Washington, DC. About 30,000 people are expected to attend the 133-year-old tradition of rolling colored eggs down the White House lawn. (Photo by Roger L. Wollenberg-Pool/Getty Images)
  • In this handout image provided by the White House, U.S. President Barack Obama throws a ball for Bo, the family dog, in the Rose Garden of the White House September 9, 2010 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Pete Souza/The White House via Getty Images)
  • In this photo provided by the White House, Bo, the Obama family dog, peers into the Oval Office from the Colonnade, on October 26, 2010 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Pete Souza/The White House via Getty Images)
  • 'Bo', the Obama family dog, watches as US President Barack Obama walks across the South Lawn April 22, 2009 upon return to the White House in Washington, DC. Obama returned to Washington after visiting a plant in Iowa which produces towers for wind energy production. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
  • In this handout image provided by The White House, the official portrait of the Obama family dog 'Bo', a Portuguese water dog, on the South Lawn of the White House on May 20, 2009 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chuck Kennedy/The White House via Getty Images)
  • US President Barack Obama family's new six-month old Portuguese water dog Bo runs on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC, on April 14, 2009. AFP PHOTO / Saul Loeb (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Malia Obama, daughter of US President Barack Obama, walks her new six-month old Portuguese water dog Bo on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC, on April 14, 2009. AFP PHOTO / Saul Loeb (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
  • U.S. President Barack Obama with his daughters Malia (L) and Sasha (R) walk the family's new Portuguese water dog Bo, during the dog's introduction to the White House press corps on the South Lawn of the White House April 14, 2009 in Washington, DC. The six-month-old puppy is a gift from Sen. Edward M. Kennedy (D-MA) who owns several Portuguese water dogs himself. This breed of dog is considered a good pet for children who have allergies, as Malia does. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
  • A White House staff holds the Obama family dog, Bo, as it arrives at the Cape Cod Coast Guard Air Station on Martha's Vineyard on August 23, 2009. The First family are on a week-long vacation on the exclusive island of Martha's Vineyard. AFP PHOTO/Jewel SAMAD (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Bo, the Obama family dog, sits in the snow outside of the Brady Briefing Room of the White House on December 19, 2009 in Washington. A blizzard warning remains in effect until this evening after an accumulation of about 10 inches (25cm) of snow overnight. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
  • U.S. President Barack Obama walks the first dog Bo to a picnic for members of Congress on the South Lawn of the White House June 8, 2010 in Washington, DC.. The first dog Bo was in tow. Alaskan Salmon smoked on an open pit was served for dinner. (Photo by Gary Fabiano-Pool/Getty Images)
  • Bo, the Obama family dog, walks in the snow outside of the Brady Briefing Room of the White House on December 19, 2009 in Washington. A blizzard warning remains in effect until this evening after an accumulation of about 10 inches (25cm) of snow overnight. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
  • White House staff hold the Obama family dog, Bo, as it arrives at the Cape Cod Coast Guard Air Station on Martha's Vineyard on August 23, 2009. The First family are on a week-long vacation on the exclusive island of Martha's Vineyard. AFP PHOTO/Jewel SAMAD (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Bo, the Obama family dog, is seen frolicking in the snow outside of the West Wing of the White House on December 19, 2009 in Washington. A blizzard warning remains in effect until this evening after an accumulation of about 10 inches (25cm) of snow overnight. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
  • US First Lady Michelle Obama (C) and her daughters Malia (L) and Sasha (R) arrive with dog Bo to receive the White House Christmas tree in Washington on November 23, 2012. AFP PHOTO/Nicholas KAMM (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)
  • First Lady Michelle Obama (C) takes the presidential dog Bo over to the press during the first viewing of the White House 2012 holiday decorations in Washington, DC, November 28, 2012. AFP Photo/Jim WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)
  • US First Lady Michelle Obama (C) and her daughters Malia (L) and Sasha (R) arrive with dog Bo to receive the White House Christmas tree in Washington on November 23, 2012. AFP PHOTO/Nicholas KAMM (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)
  • US First Lady Michelle Obama (C) and her daughters Malia (L) and Sasha (R) arrive with dog Bo to receive the White House Christmas tree in Washington on November 23, 2012. AFP PHOTO/Nicholas KAMM (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)
  • WASHINGTON - NOVEMBER 23: First lady Michelle Obama is presented with the official White House Christmas Tree on November 23, 2012 in Washington, DC. The tree is a 19-foot Fraser Fir from Peak Farms in North Carolina, which is owned by Rusty and Beau Estes. (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)
  • First Lady Michelle Obama (C) takes the presidential dog Bo over to the press during the first viewing of the White House 2012 holiday decorations in Washington, DC, November 28, 2012. AFP Photo/Jim WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)
  • WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 28: U.S. first lady Michelle Obama and the first family's Portuguese Water Dog Bo leave the State Dining Room after an event to preview the 2012 White House holiday decorations November 28, 2012 at the White House in Washington, DC. The first lady welcomed military families, including Gold Star and Blue Star parents, spouses and children, to the White House for the first viewing of the 2012 holiday decorations. The theme for the White House Christmas 2012 is 'Joy to All
  • WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 28: U.S. first lady Michelle Obama and the first family's Portuguese Water Dog Bo leave the State Dining Room after an event to preview the 2012 White House holiday decorations November 28, 2012 at the White House in Washington, DC. The first lady welcomed military families, including Gold Star and Blue Star parents, spouses and children, to the White House for the first viewing of the 2012 holiday decorations. The theme for the White House Christmas 2012 is 'Joy to All
  • WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 28: A replica of Bo, the first family's Portuguese Water Dog, is on display during a preview of the 2012 White House holiday decorations November 28, 2012 at the White House in Washington, DC. The first lady welcomed military families, including Gold Star and Blue Star parents, spouses and children, to the White House for the first viewing of the 2012 holiday decorations. The theme for the White House Christmas 2012 is 'Joy to All.' (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
  • First Lady Michelle Obama (R) holds the presidential dog Bo as young children pet him during the first viewing of the White House 2012 holiday decorations in Washington, DC, November 28, 2012. AFP Photo/Jim WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)
  • WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 28: A replica of Bo, the first family's Portuguese Water Dog, is on display during a preview of the 2012 White House holiday decorations November 28, 2012 at the White House in Washington, DC. The first lady welcomed military families, including Gold Star and Blue Star parents, spouses and children, to the White House for the first viewing of the 2012 holiday decorations. The theme for the White House Christmas 2012 is 'Joy to All.' (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
  • First Lady Michelle Obama (C) stands with the family dog Bo as she hosts a 'Let's Move!' event on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC, October 6, 2011, with children and members of the US Women's National Soccer Team. AFP PHOTO/Jim WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Paper Christmas trees and a felt topiary of the first family's dog, Bo, sit in front of portraits of former presidents Calvin Coolidge and Grover Cleavland in the East Garden Room during the first viewing of the 2011 White House Christmas decorations November 30, 2011 in Washington, DC. The theme, 'Shine Give, Share,' runs throught the White House with a 400-pound White House Gingerbread House and 37 Christmas trees, including the official 18-foot 6-inch balsam fir tree in the Blue Room that hon
  • First Lady Michelle Obama (C) stands with the family dog Bo as she hosts a 'Let's Move!' event on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC, October 6, 2011, with children and members of the US Women's National Soccer Team. AFP PHOTO/Jim WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Bo, US President Barack Obama's Portuguese water dog, walks through the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC, September 14, 2011. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
  • First Lady Michelle Obama walks her dog Bo while hosting a 'Let's Move' Soccer clinic on the south lawn of the White House, on October 6, 2011 in Washington, DC. First lady Obama was joined by members of the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team, and children from Soccer Sisters United in Philadelphia, Pa., and Prince William Courage Soccer Club in Woodbridge, Va. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
  • A topiary of the first family's dog, Bo, made from plastic sits in front of the fire place in the Library during the first viewing of the 2011 White House Christmas decorations November 30, 2011 in Washington, DC. The theme, 'Shine Give, Share,' runs throught the White House with a 400-pound White House Gingerbread House and 37 Christmas trees, including the official 18-foot 6-inch balsam fir tree in the Blue Room that honors Blue Star military families. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
  • US First Lady Michelle Obama (C) and her daughters Malia (L) and Sasha (R) arrive with dog Bo to receive the White House Christmas tree in Washington on November 23, 2012. AFP PHOTO/Nicholas KAMM (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)
  • US First Lady Michelle Obama (C) and her daughters Malia (L) and Sasha (R) arrive with dog Bo to receive the White House Christmas tree in Washington on November 23, 2012. AFP PHOTO/Nicholas KAMM (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)
  • US First Lady Michelle Obama (C) and her daughters Malia (L) and Sasha (R) arrive with dog Bo to receive the White House Christmas tree in Washington on November 23, 2012. AFP PHOTO/Nicholas KAMM (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)
  • U.S. President Barack Obama shops for Christmas presents with his dog Bo at Petsmart on December 21, 2011 in Alexandria, Virginia. President Obama called on House Speaker Rep. John A. Boehner (R-OH) on to urge him again to allow a vote on a Senate-passed measure that would extend a payroll tax holiday for two months. (Photo by Kevin Dietsch-Pool/Getty Images)
  • 'Bo', the Obama family dog, is seen on the South Lawn before US President Barack Obama's departure January 25, 2012 from the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC. Obama is heading out on a three-day tour of politically crucial states following his State of the Union Address. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
    
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