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Offline multi-grain

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White house puppy!
« on: November 05, 2008, 12:05:10 PM »
Last night Barack Obama said that he would be getting a new puppy for his daughters to bring to their new home in the White House. What kind of puppy do you think Sasha and Malia will be getting?

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Re: White house puppy!
« Reply #1 on: November 05, 2008, 05:25:58 PM »
I'd read at the ASPCA's site that at least one of his daughters is allergic to dogs. So even though the girls have been eyeing a beagle, perhaps they'll end up with a wheaten terrier/poodle/bichon/westie/yorkie ....   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hypoallergenic_dog_breeds

Or perhaps they'll find a rescue at the pound that they fall in love with, and do what the rest of us do - just start taking allergy pills and vacuum a lot.
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Re: White house puppy!
« Reply #2 on: November 12, 2008, 01:00:36 AM »

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Re: White house puppy!
« Reply #3 on: November 12, 2008, 01:06:59 AM »
funny quote from that article you linked to - just goes to show there's an association for everyone!  (do you think it's a paid job?)

"They do not cause any type of allergy and are very friendly and sweet," said Claudia Galvez, 38, director of the Friends of the Peruvian Hairless Dog Association.

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Re: White house puppy!
« Reply #4 on: November 12, 2008, 07:03:13 AM »
funny quote from that article you linked to - just goes to show there's an association for everyone!  (do you think it's a paid job?)

"They do not cause any type of allergy and are very friendly and sweet," said Claudia Galvez, 38, director of the Friends of the Peruvian Hairless Dog Association.

I'm thinking about going back to school so that some day I could eligible to apply for a job as the Assistant Director of the Friends of the Peruvian Hairless Dog Association.   :D

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Re: White house puppy!
« Reply #5 on: April 12, 2009, 11:57:57 PM »
They got a Portuguese water dog!

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Re: White house puppy!
« Reply #6 on: April 13, 2009, 12:17:35 AM »
I read a story about this in The Huffington Post.  The pup is six months old and was gifted to the Obamas by Senator Ted Kennedy.  The girls named him Bo because that was their grandfather's nickname.  Bo is a real cutie!
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Re: White house puppy!
« Reply #7 on: April 19, 2009, 01:31:48 PM »
CNN: Portuguese Water Dogs Should Come with Warnings

Story Highlights
-Breeders fear too many people will try to get dog like the Obamas' Bo
-Breeder: Portuguese water dogs are "active athletes," not couch potatoes
-They are more likely to rip up couch than to lounge on it
-Dogs bond quickly with family and want to be with them all the time

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Re: White house puppy!
« Reply #7 on: April 19, 2009, 01:31:48 PM »