Category Archives: Dogs

Bo Day Afternoon

From the Los Angeles Times:

The identity of the first puppy — the one that the Washington press corps has been yelping about for months, the one President Obama has seemed to delight in dropping hints about — leaked out Saturday.

The little guy is a six-month-old Portuguese water dog given to the Obama girls as a gift by Sen. Edward M. Kennedy of Massachusetts. Malia and Sasha named it Bo.

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Puppy Love!

From MLive:

After gathering the whole family around the Christmas tree this morning, Vice President-elect Joe Biden’s grandchildren announced the name of his new German shepherd puppy.

They chose to call the new pup “Champ,” Biden’s press secretary, Elizabeth Alexander said Thursday.

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I Don’t ♥ Worms

From CNN:

WASHINGTON -(Dow Jones)- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday said it will allow a reformulated version of a Wyeth (WYE) heartworm drug for dogs back into the U.S., sparking a powerful U.S. senator to question the agency’s decision.

Wyeth unit Fort Dodge Animal Health pulled the drug from the market in 2004 amid reports that 500 dogs died while taking it. The FDA’s handling of the situation sparked congressional inquiry after an FDA safety officer said the agency tried to silence her when she raised concerns about the drug.

Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, fired off a letter to FDA Commissioner Andrew von Eschenbach on Thursday expressing concerns about how the agency came to its decision to allow the drug, called ProHeart 6, back in the U.S.

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Huckleberry Christmas

Hi, kids!! Here’s another Christmas card that the Raisin received!
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Huckabee Family Values

From Newsweek:

As Mike Huckabee gains in the polls, the former Arkansas governor is finding that his record in office is getting more scrutiny. One issue likely to get attention is his handling of a sensitive family matter: allegations that one of his sons was involved in the hanging of a stray dog at a Boy Scout camp in 1998. The incident led to the dismissal of David Huckabee, then 17, from his job as a counselor at Camp Pioneer in Hatfield, Ark. It also prompted the local prosecuting attorney— bombarded with complaints generated by a national animal-rights group—to write a letter to the Arkansas state police seeking help investigating whether David and another teenager had violated state animal-cruelty laws. The state police never granted the request, and no charges were ever filed. But John Bailey, then the director of Arkansas’s state police, tells NEWSWEEK that Governor Huckabee’s chief of staff and personal lawyer both leaned on him to write a letter officially denying the local prosecutor’s request.

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Swim, puppy, swim!!! Save yourself!!
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Wonder Who Is Washing the Mitt Mobile

From The New York Times:

Mitt Romney, who has relentlessly wielded the issue of illegal immigration against his rivals for the Republican presidential nomination in the past few months, is facing an embarrassing new revelation that the landscaping company at his home in Massachusetts was found for a second time to be employing illegal immigrants.

Mr. Romney announced yesterday that he had fired the company, Community Lawn Service of Chelsea, Mass.

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I bet Mittsie was for the lawn before he was against it. I doubt pushing a lawnmower is within his skill set. This could be a sitcom!
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Dogs of War

From the Telegraph:

Gordon Brown is prepared to risk the future of the “special relationship” with the United States by reversing Tony Blair’s support for the Iraq war, President George W Bush has been warned.
He has been briefed by White House officials to expect an announcement on British troop withdrawals from Mr Brown during his first 100 days in power.

Guess Britain has gone from poodle null….
…to a completely different breed null
This is gonna get interesting!

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Happy Day to all you Mothers!


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