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America's first dog "Bo"

<p>A combination photo provided by the White House shows the combined front and back view of the "Bo" baseball card, released by the White House in Washington, June 19, 2009. The card shows the "official portrait" of President Barack Obama's family dog "Bo", a Portuguese water dog, in an undated photo taken on the South Lawn of the White House.   REUTERS/Chuck Kennedy/The White House/Handout</p>

A combination photo provided by the White House shows the combined front and back view of the "Bo" baseball card, released by the White House in Washington, June 19, 2009. The card shows the "official portrait" of President Barack Obama's family dog...more

A combination photo provided by the White House shows the combined front and back view of the "Bo" baseball card, released by the White House in Washington, June 19, 2009. The card shows the "official portrait" of President Barack Obama's family dog "Bo", a Portuguese water dog, in an undated photo taken on the South Lawn of the White House. REUTERS/Chuck Kennedy/The White House/Handout

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<p>First lady Michelle Obama arrives with family dog Bo for an event to welcome children of White House employees to the annual Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day at the in the East Room of the White House in Washington, April 22, 2010.   REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst</p>

First lady Michelle Obama arrives with family dog Bo for an event to welcome children of White House employees to the annual Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day at the in the East Room of the White House in Washington, April 22, 2010. ...more

First lady Michelle Obama arrives with family dog Bo for an event to welcome children of White House employees to the annual Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day at the in the East Room of the White House in Washington, April 22, 2010. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

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<p>A boy pets Bo, the Obama family dog, next to first lady Michelle Obama at an event to welcome children of White House employees to the annual Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day at the in the East Room of the White House in Washington, April 22, 2010.   REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst</p>

A boy pets Bo, the Obama family dog, next to first lady Michelle Obama at an event to welcome children of White House employees to the annual Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day at the in the East Room of the White House in Washington, April 22,...more

A boy pets Bo, the Obama family dog, next to first lady Michelle Obama at an event to welcome children of White House employees to the annual Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day at the in the East Room of the White House in Washington, April 22, 2010. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

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<p>First lady Michelle Obama smiles at family dog Bo at an event to welcome children of White House employees to the annual Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day at the in the East Room of the White House in Washington, April 22, 2010.   REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst</p>

First lady Michelle Obama smiles at family dog Bo at an event to welcome children of White House employees to the annual Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day at the in the East Room of the White House in Washington, April 22, 2010. ...more

First lady Michelle Obama smiles at family dog Bo at an event to welcome children of White House employees to the annual Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day at the in the East Room of the White House in Washington, April 22, 2010. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

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<p>Bo, the Obama family dog, and first lady Michelle Obama attend an event to welcome children of White House employees to the annual Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day at the in the East Room of the White House in Washington, April 22, 2010.   REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst</p>

Bo, the Obama family dog, and first lady Michelle Obama attend an event to welcome children of White House employees to the annual Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day at the in the East Room of the White House in Washington, April 22, 2010. ...more

Bo, the Obama family dog, and first lady Michelle Obama attend an event to welcome children of White House employees to the annual Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day at the in the East Room of the White House in Washington, April 22, 2010. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

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<p>President Barack Obama (C) runs with his family and and their new pet dog Bo, a six-month old male Portuguese water dog, on the South Lawn at the White House in Washington, April 14, 2009.    REUTERS/Jim Young</p>

President Barack Obama (C) runs with his family and and their new pet dog Bo, a six-month old male Portuguese water dog, on the South Lawn at the White House in Washington, April 14, 2009. REUTERS/Jim Young

President Barack Obama (C) runs with his family and and their new pet dog Bo, a six-month old male Portuguese water dog, on the South Lawn at the White House in Washington, April 14, 2009. REUTERS/Jim Young

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<p>President Barack Obama is photographed playing football on the South Lawn of the White House with the family dog Bo in this handout photo taken in Washington, on May 12, 2009 and later released by the White House.   REUTERS/Pete Souza/The White House/Handout</p>

President Barack Obama is photographed playing football on the South Lawn of the White House with the family dog Bo in this handout photo taken in Washington, on May 12, 2009 and later released by the White House. REUTERS/Pete Souza/The White...more

President Barack Obama is photographed playing football on the South Lawn of the White House with the family dog Bo in this handout photo taken in Washington, on May 12, 2009 and later released by the White House. REUTERS/Pete Souza/The White House/Handout

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<p>President Barack Obama is welcomed by his daughters Sasha (L) and Malia and their dog Bo on his return to Washington after a day trip to Ohio and Pennsylvania, where he participated in labor and economic rallies, September 15, 2009.   REUTERS/Mike Theiler</p>

President Barack Obama is welcomed by his daughters Sasha (L) and Malia and their dog Bo on his return to Washington after a day trip to Ohio and Pennsylvania, where he participated in labor and economic rallies, September 15, 2009. REUTERS/Mike...more

President Barack Obama is welcomed by his daughters Sasha (L) and Malia and their dog Bo on his return to Washington after a day trip to Ohio and Pennsylvania, where he participated in labor and economic rallies, September 15, 2009. REUTERS/Mike Theiler

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<p>President Barack Obama's daughter Malia takes her dog Bo, a six-month old male Portuguese water dog, for a walk on the South Lawn at the White House in Washington April 14, 2009.   REUTERS/Jim Young</p>

President Barack Obama's daughter Malia takes her dog Bo, a six-month old male Portuguese water dog, for a walk on the South Lawn at the White House in Washington April 14, 2009. REUTERS/Jim Young

President Barack Obama's daughter Malia takes her dog Bo, a six-month old male Portuguese water dog, for a walk on the South Lawn at the White House in Washington April 14, 2009. REUTERS/Jim Young

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<p>First lady Michelle Obama walks the family dog Bo on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington September 26, 2009.   REUTERS/Yuri Gripas</p>

First lady Michelle Obama walks the family dog Bo on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington September 26, 2009. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

First lady Michelle Obama walks the family dog Bo on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington September 26, 2009. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

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<p>First lady Michelle Obama talks to the family dog Bo before she reads a Christmas story to patients at the Children's National Medical Center in Washington December 22, 2009.   REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst</p>

First lady Michelle Obama talks to the family dog Bo before she reads a Christmas story to patients at the Children's National Medical Center in Washington December 22, 2009. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

First lady Michelle Obama talks to the family dog Bo before she reads a Christmas story to patients at the Children's National Medical Center in Washington December 22, 2009. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

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<p>President Barack Obama's daughter Malia walks with dog Bo as she waits for her mother, first lady Michelle Obama, to read a Christmas story to patients at the Children's National Medical Center in Washington, December 22, 2009.   REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst</p>

President Barack Obama's daughter Malia walks with dog Bo as she waits for her mother, first lady Michelle Obama, to read a Christmas story to patients at the Children's National Medical Center in Washington, December 22, 2009. REUTERS/Jonathan...more

President Barack Obama's daughter Malia walks with dog Bo as she waits for her mother, first lady Michelle Obama, to read a Christmas story to patients at the Children's National Medical Center in Washington, December 22, 2009. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

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<p>President Barack Obama's daughters Malia (L) and Sasha play with the first family's dog Bo as they wait for Obama's return to Washington after a day trip to Ohio and Pennsylvania, where he participated in economic rallies, September 15, 2009.   REUTERS/Mike Theiler</p>

President Barack Obama's daughters Malia (L) and Sasha play with the first family's dog Bo as they wait for Obama's return to Washington after a day trip to Ohio and Pennsylvania, where he participated in economic rallies, September 15, 2009. ...more

President Barack Obama's daughters Malia (L) and Sasha play with the first family's dog Bo as they wait for Obama's return to Washington after a day trip to Ohio and Pennsylvania, where he participated in economic rallies, September 15, 2009. REUTERS/Mike Theiler

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<p>President Barack Obama's daughter Malia laughs as the first family's dog Bo gets his leash caught on an awning support as she waits for Obama's return to Washington after a day trip to Ohio and Pennsylvania, where he participated in economic rallies, September 15, 2009.   REUTERS/Mike Theiler</p>

President Barack Obama's daughter Malia laughs as the first family's dog Bo gets his leash caught on an awning support as she waits for Obama's return to Washington after a day trip to Ohio and Pennsylvania, where he participated in economic rallies,...more

President Barack Obama's daughter Malia laughs as the first family's dog Bo gets his leash caught on an awning support as she waits for Obama's return to Washington after a day trip to Ohio and Pennsylvania, where he participated in economic rallies, September 15, 2009. REUTERS/Mike Theiler

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<p>President Barack Obama (2nd R) walks with his wife Michelle Obama (R), their daughters Sasha (C) and Malia, and Michelle's mother Marian Robinson (4th R) and Bo, their dog, during the 2010 Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, April 5, 2010.   REUTERS/Jason Reed</p>

President Barack Obama (2nd R) walks with his wife Michelle Obama (R), their daughters Sasha (C) and Malia, and Michelle's mother Marian Robinson (4th R) and Bo, their dog, during the 2010 Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House in...more

President Barack Obama (2nd R) walks with his wife Michelle Obama (R), their daughters Sasha (C) and Malia, and Michelle's mother Marian Robinson (4th R) and Bo, their dog, during the 2010 Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, April 5, 2010. REUTERS/Jason Reed

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<p>First lady Michelle Obama presents the first family's new Portuguese Water Dog puppy, Bo, on the South Lawn at the White House in Washington April 14, 2009.   REUTERS/Larry Downing</p>

First lady Michelle Obama presents the first family's new Portuguese Water Dog puppy, Bo, on the South Lawn at the White House in Washington April 14, 2009. REUTERS/Larry Downing

First lady Michelle Obama presents the first family's new Portuguese Water Dog puppy, Bo, on the South Lawn at the White House in Washington April 14, 2009. REUTERS/Larry Downing

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<p>Malia Obama reads a postcard featuring an image of Bo the presidential dog, as she prepares to place it in a backpack for the children of U.S. servicemen and women during a "United We Serve" event at Fort McNair in Washington, June 25, 2009.   REUTERS/Jason Reed</p>

Malia Obama reads a postcard featuring an image of Bo the presidential dog, as she prepares to place it in a backpack for the children of U.S. servicemen and women during a "United We Serve" event at Fort McNair in Washington, June 25, 2009. ...more

Malia Obama reads a postcard featuring an image of Bo the presidential dog, as she prepares to place it in a backpack for the children of U.S. servicemen and women during a "United We Serve" event at Fort McNair in Washington, June 25, 2009. REUTERS/Jason Reed

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<p>A photographer snaps a picture of Bo, the pet dog of President Barack Obama and his family, as he is walked from Air Force One across the tarmac of Andrews Air Force base near Washington, August 30, 2009, by Presidential aide Sam Sutton.   REUTERS/Jason Reed</p>

A photographer snaps a picture of Bo, the pet dog of President Barack Obama and his family, as he is walked from Air Force One across the tarmac of Andrews Air Force base near Washington, August 30, 2009, by Presidential aide Sam Sutton. ...more

A photographer snaps a picture of Bo, the pet dog of President Barack Obama and his family, as he is walked from Air Force One across the tarmac of Andrews Air Force base near Washington, August 30, 2009, by Presidential aide Sam Sutton. REUTERS/Jason Reed

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<p>White House Deputy Director of Oval Office Operations Brian Mosteller attempts to protect his shoes as he plays with the Obama family dog "Bo"in the White House Cabinet Room in this handout photograph taken April 21, 2009 and later released by the White House.   REUTERS/Pete Souza/The White House/Handout</p>

White House Deputy Director of Oval Office Operations Brian Mosteller attempts to protect his shoes as he plays with the Obama family dog "Bo"in the White House Cabinet Room in this handout photograph taken April 21, 2009 and later released by the...more

White House Deputy Director of Oval Office Operations Brian Mosteller attempts to protect his shoes as he plays with the Obama family dog "Bo"in the White House Cabinet Room in this handout photograph taken April 21, 2009 and later released by the White House. REUTERS/Pete Souza/The White House/Handout

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<p>Bo, a six-month old male Portuguese water dog, is seen running down a corridor with his new master President Barack Obama in this White House photograph obtained by Reuters on April 14, 2009.   REUTERS/Pete Souza/The White House/Handout</p>

Bo, a six-month old male Portuguese water dog, is seen running down a corridor with his new master President Barack Obama in this White House photograph obtained by Reuters on April 14, 2009. REUTERS/Pete Souza/The White House/Handout

Bo, a six-month old male Portuguese water dog, is seen running down a corridor with his new master President Barack Obama in this White House photograph obtained by Reuters on April 14, 2009. REUTERS/Pete Souza/The White House/Handout

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