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What breed is President Obama's Dog, Bo?

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Question: What breed is President Obama's Dog, Bo?

Answer: On Easter Sunday 2009, President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama and their daughters, Malia and Sasha, received a Portuguese Water Dog from Senator Ted Kennedy and his wife Vicki.

According to Jenna Stregowski, About.com's Guide to Dogs, the Portuguese Water Dog has a lineage as a working dog for Portugal's fishermen. You can read more about Portuguese Water Dogs in Jenna's profile of the breed.

The President promised his girls in his Election Night speech that they would get a puppy when they moved to the White House.

 

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