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OLDER & WISER
Since moving to the White House in 2009, Bo has lost his puppy fat and developed a swagger that suggests he’s become the master of his domain.
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President Barack Obama goes head-to-head with his Tail-Wagger-In-Chief during a break from work outside the West Wing in March.
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As is her tradition, First Lady brought her 4-year-old Portuguese water dog to read The Night Before Christmas at Washington, D.C.’s Children’s National Medical Center in December, and Bo appealed to the audience like no one else could.
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PLAY THE FIELD
Following in the First Lady’s aerobic footsteps, Bo gets moving during a youth sports clinic at the White House in October.
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During a Spanish-language news broadcast in March, Bo came flying through the background of the shot, photobombing Univision reporter Adriana Arevalo’s TV spot. The clip quickly went viral online.
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READY TO MINGLE
For a special Christmas trip to PetSmart with the President, Bo has a meet-and-greet of his own – with a standard poodle named Cinnamon.
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“He’s a very sweet dog. I’m not being biased. He’s very well-mannered, he’s very even-tempered,” Mrs. Obama told David Letterman. “He has a very busy schedule, appearances. I’m thinking about getting him an agent.”
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It’s just us guys! POTUS and FDOTUS get silly on Air Force One during a flight to Hawaii for the Obama family’s annual holiday vacation in December.