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Official White House portrait of the First Dog
|Other appellation(s)||First Dog>
Charlie (by previous owner)
|Species||Canis lupus familiaris|
|Breed||Portuguese Water Dog|
|Born||Amigo's New Hope
October 9, 2008
|Nation from||United States|
|Known for||Pet of the First Family of the United States|
|Training||Dawn Sylvia (Hume, Virginia)
Can sit, present paw/shake, lie down, roll over, get off, wait
(Amigo's Phor What Its Worth)
(Valkyrie's Dr. Watson Is Here)
Breeder: Julie Parker
|Appearance||tuxedo/black and white|
|Named after||Obama girls' cousins' pet cat
and also Bo Diddley
References[change | edit source]
- Dave, By (2009-04-20). "Vigilant press spots Bo, the first dog, out for a walk | csmonitor.com". The Christian Science Monitor. http://features.csmonitor.com/politics/2009/04/20/vigilant-press-spots-bo-the-first-dog-out-for-a-walk/. Retrieved 2009-04-26.
- "The White House – Blog Post – Meet Bo, the First Dog". Whitehouse.gov. http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/09/04/12/Meet-Bo-the-First-Dog/. Retrieved 2009-08-10.
- Cooper, Helen (April 12, 2009). "One Obama Search Ends With a Puppy Named Bo". The New York Times. http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/13/us/politics/13obama.html. Retrieved April 18, 2009. "Other Web sites, which have been tracking the saga of the selection of the first dog, were in a frenzy over the weekend."
- Silva, Mark (2009-04-12). "Obamas' dog Bo:'Amigo's New Hope'". Swamppolitics.com. http://www.swamppolitics.com/news/politics/blog/2009/04/obamas_dog_bo_amigos_new_hope.html. Retrieved 2009-10-19.
- "Obama Dog Trainer: Bo Already "Sits, Shakes, Rolls Over"". Us Weekly. 2009-04-15. Archived from the original on 2009-04-16. http://web.archive.org/web/20090416112241/http://www.usmagazine.com/news/obama-trainer-bo-already-sits-shakes-rolls-over-2009144. Retrieved 2009-04-26.
- "The Obama Dog Blog: Cappy's Breeder Rejects Obama Dog Connection". Dreamdogsart.typepad.com. 2009-04-15. http://dreamdogsart.typepad.com/the_obamas_dog/2009/04/cappys-breeder-rejects-obama-dog-connection.html. Retrieved 2009-04-26.
- Sostek, Anya (April 14, 2009). "First dog's father from Ambridge". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/09104/962604-57.stm. Retrieved 2011-06-11.
- Hess, Amanda (2009-04-13). "PETA Encourages Obamas to Neuter Neutered Dog". nbcwashington.com. http://www.nbcwashington.com/news/local/PETA_Encourages_Obamas_to_Neuter_Neutered_Dog.html. Retrieved 2009-04-15.
Other websites[change | edit source]
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Bo (dog)|
(George W. Bush's Scottish Terrier)
|White House pet dog
April 14, 2009 – present