Sunny, Ike The Ram, Checkers The Dog, And More Presidential Pets

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This week, President Obama made news by introducing a one-year-old puppy named Sunny into the White House fold. Like the the current First Dog, Bo, Sunny is a Portugeuse Water Dog, which “works great for the Obamas because of allergies in their family,” according to the official White House website. Historically, though, the notion of a president who limits their dogs to two small puppies is, well, rather quaint...

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