It's a Girl! Obama Family Welcomes Sunny!Devan McGuinness
It’s always happy news when someone welcomes a new family member into their house. Furrbabies are to be celebrated as well and earlier this week, the President of the United States and his family welcomed Sunny, their new dog.
Sunny is joining her dog brother Bo, who his a fellow Portuguese Water Dog — a great allergy-friendly breed. The Obama’s have allergies in the family which is why we’re seeing them welcome another from the same breed. Well, that and they’re so cute!
Sunny, who was born in Michigan on June 2012, is said to be full of energy, affectionate, and looks just like her older brother Bo. According to the White House, the family chose the name because of her personality, which is always bright and bubbly. I have a feeling she will become just as popular as Bo and help out in the official White House duties including greeting guests who are on White House tours and taking nightly walks with the family.
In a short video shared by the White House on YouTube, we get a glimpse into the sunny personality Sunny has and it’s great to see Bo so happy too:
These two dogs are truly beautiful and I’m sure in no time, Sunny will be melting all our hearts, just as her older brother Bo has done.
Meet Sunny! 1 of 7
Bo, left, and Sunny, the Obama family dogs, on the South Lawn of the White House, Aug. 19, 2013, according to The White House Flickr account
Let’s Love on Bo For a Bit 2 of 7
"Bo, the Obama's family pet, plays in the snow during a blizzard on the south grounds of the White House, Feb. 10, 2010.
(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)", according to The White House Flickr account
I Wonder When We Will See One of These For Sunny? 3 of 7
Bo's official "baseball card" which is available to download as a pdf file from www.whitehouse.gov. "This is the official portrait of the Obama family dog "Bo", a Portuguese water dog, on the South Lawn of the White House. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)", according to The White House Flickr account
Bo Will Always Be The First Lady’s Love 4 of 7
While Sunny is going to be very well-loved too, you can see the devotion Bo has for his family. "Bo, the Obama family dog, waits for First Lady Michelle Obama on the South Lawn driveway before departing the White House, March 20, 2013. Bo accompanied Mrs. Obama during her visit to Maryland Fisher House IV at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson)", according to The White House Flickr account.
Sunny Will Have a Great Time on This Gorgeous Lawn 5 of 7
In this photo of Bo we get a glimpse into his amazing yard he gets to play in that Sunny is going to be enjoying as well! "Bo, the Obama family dog, stands in the Rose Garden of the White House, March 31, 2010. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)", according to The White House Flickr account.
If Sunny is Like Bo, She’s Gold 6 of 7
In all the images we see of Bo, we can see his great personality. If that's a trait of the breed, Sunny is probably just as awesome! "Bo, the Obama family dog, peers into the Outer Oval Office from the White House Colonnade, Oct. 26, 2010. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)", according to The White House Flickr account.
Next Photo We’ll See 2 Dogs Here 7 of 7
Here's a cute photo of Bo hanging out on the gorgeous bench in the West Garden Room of the White House. Soon enough I bet we will see two dogs on there -- they certainly can fit! "Bo, the Obama family dog, lounges in the West Garden Room of the White House, Sept. 15, 2011. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)", according to The White House Flickr account.
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Devan is a freelance writer living in Toronto, Ontario with her husband, three kids and expecting baby #4 at the end of this year. Read more from Devan on Babble and “like” Accustomed Chaos on Facebook!