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Rescue Dog in the White House?

During an interview with Access Hollywood, Barack and Michelle Obama said they promised their daughters that win or lose the race for the White House, the family will be adopting a dog. Not ones to miss an important learning opportunity on the big stage, the Best Friends Animal Society is encouraging the maybe-future-First Family to adopt their new fur buddy from a shelter or rescue -- through a website (obamafamilydog.com) and a petition. Politics aside, you gotta love the idea of a once-surrendered, maybe neglected or even stray, mutt curled up with his or her forever family in the Lincoln bedroom. Now, that's the American Dream.

Lisa Wogan

July 24, 2008 in Current Affairs | Permalink

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I would LOVE to see a mixed breed, shelter-dog in the White House! I think Barack Obama and his family could do a lot to raise awareness if they took the opportunity to adopt a dog.

Posted by: Laurie Luck, CPDT | Aug 31, 2008 10:13:47 AM

OK, I think that is a great idea, but what about this?

You have to check this out!

Houdini Clarke for President:

http://tinyurl.com/HoudiniClarke4Prez

Denise

Posted by: Denise Clarke | Aug 25, 2008 11:25:04 AM

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