The answer long awaited by so many has finally arrived, and it's a Portuguese water dog. What kind of dog would you have chosen for the two girls?
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U.S. President Barack Obama (top) pets Bo, a six-month old male Portuguese water dog, as daughters Sasha, Malia (R) and First lady Michelle Obama (L) look on in this White House photograph released April 12, 2009. The dog was a gift from Massachusetts Senator Ted Kennedy (D) and his wife Victoria to the Obama girls.