Rarely has a family’s search for a dog been so closely followed by the nation than the Obama family’s. They promised a First Dog to their children when the campaigning was all over. Humane societies pressed them to take a shelter dog, but due to the allergies of one of the children, they ultimately settled for Bo. Bo had been rejected from one home and was in search of a new one. With his natural tuxedo colors, Bo is just the dog for black-tie occasions. He has now been joined at the White House by another Portuguese water dog, Sunny.