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President's best friend: White House pets

Published On: Oct 26 2012 06:17:36 AM CDT   Updated On: Dec 05 2013 05:50:35 AM CST

Sunny, a female Portuguese water dog, has joined Bo as "first pet." Take a look at photos of first pets dating back to the late 1800s.

Barack Obama with daughters and Bo
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Bo, a male of the same breed, came to the White House shortly after the Obamas first arrived at the White House in 2009.

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