In an exclusive interview with People magazine, First Lady Michelle Obama reveals, the upcoming arrival of the First Dog to be sometime in April.
During the campaign, the Obamas promised their two girls, Malia, 10, and Sasha, 7, a dog, win or lose. The Family has paid serious consideration to rescuing a dog from a shelter.
The First Lady said she favors Portuguese Water Dogs, although, as of last month, the family was still considering a Labradoodle as a possibility.
"Temperamentally they're supposed to be pretty good dogs", says Mrs. Obama." From a size perspective, they're sort of in the middle — not too small, and not a huge dog either. the folks that we know who own them have raved about them. So that's where we're leaning."
The first couple and their two daughters have been going back and forth on possible names, with the girls suggesting names like Frank and Moose.
Now, that The First Family has decided on the breed, they appear to be in serious negotiations over names.
The First Pup's target arrival date is in April, after the family's spring break vacation, March 20-29.