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  • National Monument Honoring War Dogs

    National Monument Honoring War Dogs

    After several years of delays, the U.S. Working Dog Teams National Monument, which honors military dogs that served since World War II, celebrats military dogs.

  • President Obama comes out against Breed Specific Legislation

    President Obama comes out against Breed Specific Legislation

    In response to a petition launched on a government website, the Obama administration releases an official statement coming out against Breed Specific Legislation. 

  • Obamas miss the chance to adopt, not shop

    Obamas miss the chance to adopt, not shop

    Granted, Maila Obama has dog allergies, but there is no reason the First Family couldn’t have opted to adopt a near-hypoallergenic pooch from a shelter or rescue.

  • Obamas welcome another dog to the family

    Obamas welcome another dog to the family

    The whole country was listening on Election Night, 2008, as then President-elect Barack Obama stood in front of a crowd of thousands in Chicago’s Grant Park and told his daughters, Sasha and Malia, he would follow through with the promise he made them about adding a dog to the family. It seemed every dog lover […]

  • Bo Obama gets four more years

    Bo Obama gets four more years

    In his speech he delivered after winning re-election for President of the United States, Barack Obama gave a shout out to his daughters, and said it was unlikely the First Dog, Bo, would have a companion in the White House during his second four-year term. “And I’m so proud of you guys,” Obama said of […]

  • Dog-eat-dog campaign: Dogs Against Obama

    Dog-eat-dog campaign: Dogs Against Obama

    Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney isn't the only one touched by controversy involving dogs; President Barack Obama admits eating dog meat in a 1995 book.

  • Open letter to Oprah Winfrey as she prepares for Michael Vick’s appearance on her show

    Open letter to Oprah Winfrey as she prepares for Michael Vick’s appearance on her show

    Dear Oprah, I noticed that your decision to host Michael Vick next week has garnered a lot of commentary, most of it highly critical. But I’m cautiously optimistic about the appearance of Vick on your show. You are the one person who could respectfully, but unyieldingly, hold him accountable for his actions. You could ask […]