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PHOTO: Bo & Sunny Obama Go All Out for State Dinner

UpdatePosted 02/11/2014 05:45PM

The Daily Treat: Bo & Sunny Obama Go All Out for State Dinner

Originally posted 02/11/2014 02:15PM

As the White House readies itself for Tuesday night's State Dinner in honor of French president Francois Hollande, First Dogs Bo and Sunny are getting ready, too – by brushing up on their French.

In a Twitter photo shared by First Lady Michelle Obama, the dogs are seen sitting ever-so-politely at an ornately decorated table with a caption that reads: "Bone appétit!"

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Beyoncé and Blue Ivy Visit the White House – And Meet the First Dog

Beyoncé and Blue Ivy Visit the White House – And Meet the First Dog

Originally posted 01/20/2014 10:30AM

The singer shares adorable photos of her and her daughter as they tour the First Family's home

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Ruff Day! Sunny Obama Takes Down 2-Year-Old Girl

Sunny Obama Takes Down 2-Year-Old, We Consult Bo

Originally posted 12/05/2013 11:40AM

We've all been there: Christmastime makes everything more intense and everything is just emotional and then someone's in your way and ...

Okay, we're not going to accuse junior first dog Sunny Obama of going all Grinch on a 2-year-old at Wednesday's White House holiday celebration. We would never imply that little Ashtyn Gardner was anything but lovely before she took the tumble to top all tumbles – the fall to dethrone Jennifer Lawrence as the Queen of Highly Public Falls. She definitely did not – just speculating – poke fun at his dark chocolate replica featured in the annual gingerbread display. She would never.

Either way, what went down at the decor unveiling could totally sabotage Sunny's approval rating. As the children of military families gathered for a day of crafts and festive fun, Gardner's well-intentioned run-in with Sunny turned into the stuff Michelle Obama's nightmares are made of.

To be fair, Sunny only startled the tot, who then stepped back and tripped over a walker (watch below). Still, we know you're new here Sunny. We know it's your first Christmas in the White House. But you're doing it wrong.

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First Lady Michelle Obama Welcomes a Christmas Tree to the White House

The Obamas' Special Delivery: A Christmas Tree Arrives by Horse-Drawn Carriage

Originally posted 11/30/2013 09:45AM

The holiday season just got a little merrier at the White House.

First lady Michelle Obama, along with daughters Malia, 15, and Sasha, 12, received a special delivery on Friday morning: an 18.5 ft. Christmas tree.

With dogs Sunny and Bo on hand, the dressed-up family – sans the President – had smiles on their faces as a horse-drawn carriage pulled up to the North Portico of the executive mansion with its precious cargo.

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The Daily Treat: Sunny Obama Is Already Too Cool for You

The Daily Treat: Sunny Obama Is Already Too Cool for You

Originally posted 08/21/2013 01:25PM

It's the new addition heard 'round the world: On Monday evening, the Obamas announced they had added another dog to their furry family, 1-year-old Sunny.

But just one day into her life as a public figure, and it seems Sunny is less-than-thrilled with the attention. In recent photographs shared on Instagram by Pete Souza, the official photographer of the White House, the Portuguese water pup appears to be saying, "No photos please!"

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The Obamas Welcome a New Puppy!

The Obamas Welcome a New Puppy!

Originally posted 08/19/2013 08:35PM

The White House is going to the dogs!

The Obama family announced on Instagram Monday evening that they've added to the four-legged part of their family, welcoming a new pup, Sunny. The 1-year-old female was born in Michigan last June, and arrived at the White House today, according to whitehouse.gov. Just like big brother Bo, she is a Portuguese water dog – a hypoallergenic breed that won't trigger 15-year-old First Daughter Malia's allergies.

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Katy Channels Sara, Bar Mitzvah Kid Channels J.Lo and More of the Best, Most Random Things Online

Katy Perry Channels Sara Bareilles, Bar Mitzvah Kid Channels J.Lo and More Random Things Online

Originally posted 08/17/2013 02:15PM

Katy Perry's "Roar" was released this week, and everyone seemed to be a fan – even her cat, Kitty Purry.

Well, maybe not everyone.

As Sara Bareilles fans (and other people with ears) quickly pointed out, the song sounds a lot like the singer's own "Brave." And Katy's not the only one channeling another this week.

Read on for the Bar Mitzvah kid embracing his inner J.Lo, the impressionist who channeled 19 divas, and more of best, most random things online.

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The Daily Treat: Bo Obama Is Apparently a Mean Girls Fan

UpdatePosted 08/13/2013 01:45PM

The Daily Treat: Bo Obama Is Apparently a Mean Girls Fan

Originally posted 08/13/2013 01:00PM

When Gretchen Wieners tried to coin the word "fetch," we don't think she meant it literally.

But nonetheless, nine years after the release of Mean Girls, her fans are still carrying the torch on her behalf – and that includes First Dog Bo.

"Bo, stop trying to make fetch happen," quipped the official Twitter of the White House on Tuesday, sharing a photo of the Portuguese water dog sitting patiently with a tennis ball in his mouth.

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See Which Star Slip 'N Slid and Who Did a Human Pyramid for the Fourth | Kendall Jenner, Selena Gomez

Patriotic Partying! See How Stars Rang in the 4th in Style

Originally posted 07/05/2013 02:30PM

It was a red-hot Fourth of July around the country, but celebs on both coasts played it cool as they hung with friends, attempted a human pyramid, and hit the beach – or Slip-N-Slide! – in search of some Independence Day fun.

Kendall Jenner, 17, gave a tiny nod to her country in this itty bitty American flag-inspired bikini when she hit the beach with sister Kylie, 15, and Jaden Smith, 14, – a.k.a Kylie's rumored beau.

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See Michelle Obama Answer Your Questions in Africa | Michelle Obama

Michelle Obama: Sasha & Malia Are Briefed Like the President

Originally posted 07/03/2013 10:45AM

You asked. She answered.

After taking questions from PEOPLE readers, Michelle Obama revealed that before she and the First Family traveled to Africa, she prepared briefing books for daughters Sasha, 12, and Malia, 14, so they could get the most out of the international traveling experience.

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