Traveling with Your Dog: Dr. Marty Becker Video

As summer beckons dog lovers and their four-legged family members to take to the road, be sure to spend a few minutes planning and packing for your pooch as well. In this video for DogTipper filmed by Dr. Marty Becker, often known as “America’s Veterinarian”and seen regularly on “Good Morning, America” and “The Dr. Oz […]

Bo Obama Listens to “The Night Before Christmas”

First Fido Bo Obama was in a festive frame of mind on December 13, 2010 as he took part in a tradition which dates back to the days of former First Lady Bess Truman– the annual reading of The Night Before Christmas. The padded paws of the Portuguese Water Dog promenaded down the halls of […]

Bo Obama Listens to Reading of "’Twas The Night Before Christmas"

Barking a “Hello” to Santa, Bo Obama brought holiday joy to the Children’s National Medical Center in Washington D.C. on December 22, 2009. Festively festooned in a candy cane-striped jingle bell collar, the First Fido nibbled on treats as he curled up at the feet of Sasha and Malia Obama, while the First Lady fascinated […]

Bo Obama Celebrates His First Christmas at The White House

Bo, the Obama family dog, waits near a Christmas tree in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House, December 3, 2009. (Official White House Photo by Samantha Appleton) First Fido Bo Obama is no doubt wagging his tail to the tune of Christmas carols as he enjoys the holiday at The White House. Just […]

President Obama with Bo

There’s nothing like a little puppy love to help a person de-stress from the demands of their job, even if that person’s position is that of President. The Commander in Chief paused recently to play with his pawed pal in the Outer Oval Office. As the hectic pace of the White House can on occasion […]

Bo’s Brother Helps First Dog Celebrate Birthday

There’s no better way to celebrate a birthday than with family–and for “first dog” Bo that meant a birthday party not only with the Obama family but with his brother, Cappy. At Bo’s birthday celebration in the White House’s Rose Garden, Bo’s littermate Cappy (the late Senator Ted Kennedy’s dog) was photographed getting some treats […]

New Photo of Bo Obama

It’s been just over four months since Bo became a member of the Obama household, and as this photo shows, the Portuguese Water Dog feels right at home at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. Still a puppy who loves to play with his Presidential Poppa (as in the photo below, taken in May 2009), even when he […]

Bo Gets a Baseball Card, Official Portrait

Bo, the Obama family dog (AKA the First Dog of the United States) has now truly reached star status and has not only an official White House portrait but his own baseball card. This portrait of Bo, featured on the White House blog, has been made into a pdf baseball card you can download and […]

Bo’s First Day at the White House, photos and video

News and first photos of Bo, the six-month-old Portuguese Water Dog, spread a few days ago but on Tuesday the new Obama puppy made his debut on the South Lawn of the White House with a walk with his new family. White House Photo/ Lawrence Jackson White House Photo/ Chuck Kennedy Video Bo’s First Day […]

Sasha and Malia Obama’s Dog, Bo

After months of anticipation, it’s time for the padded paws of the presidential puppy to promenade through the halls of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. A Portuguese Water Dog with a political pedigree, as one of his 10 siblings– now known as Cappy– is the newest pet of Senator Edward Kennedy, the nation’s new First Fido comes […]