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First Dog Bo sports a new leash. Of course he loves Obama (photos)

August 31, 2009 |  9:47 am

T-shirts featuring First Dog Bo Obama were all the rage when the First Family vacationed in Martha's Vineyard August 2009

They were all the rage at Martha’s Vineyard when President Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama and their daughters, Malia and Sasha, vacationed there last week -- T-shirts with first dog Bo Obama’s image, like the one pictured here in an Oak Bluffs shop.

 So we suppose no one should have been surprised Sunday when Bo came off Marine One and bounded off the steps toward the White House sporting a new leash.

 Yep, it says “I Love Obama.”

First Dog Bo Obama with his new

The guy handling the dog in the photo is Sam Sutton,  a White House aide. But the puppy evidently knows who the boss is, hence the new leash. Actually, the leashes were first popularized during the 2008 campaign, so maybe Bo got his on sale.

First Dog Bo Obama with his new  

-- Johanna Neuman

Photos: Reuters

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