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Never mind everything else, the Obamas’ dog has died


Never mind everything else, the Obamas’ dog has died

The 12-year-old Portuguese Water Dog was a familiar sight around the White House during Barack Obama’s tenure

Frances Kerry

Former US president Barack Obama’s family dog Bo, a male Portuguese Water Dog with a mop of black and white fur who became a familiar playful sight around the White House, has died.

Obama announced the death late on Saturday, saying the dog had been “a constant, gentle presence in our lives — happy to see us on our good days, our bad days and every day in between”.

“We will miss him dearly,” he said on Twitter...

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