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President Obama's dog has an official photograph. Sure, it's taken a long time. But we can all agree, after looking at the photo, that it's been worth the wait.
Sitting on the South Lawn of the White House, Bo appears to be collar free. Although we're not entirely sure, it looks like one of his eyes may even be visible in the shot.
Along with the photo, the White House has included a baseball card listing all the important characteristics, traits, and ambitions for the First Dog.
His favorite hobby? Playing on the White House lawn and going on walks with the Obama family.
His goal as First Dog? Make friends with foreign "dognitaries". (bah-doom-bah).
How about an interesting fact? Even though Bo is a Portuguese Water Dog, he doesn't know how to swim.
This is normally where a feel-good story ends. But this is Washington. There's always something sinister lurking. And leave it to the guys at Gawker to track it down.
If you look closely at Bo Obama's baseball card, you'll notice that the First Dog has listed "tomatoes" as his favorite food. Cook didn't think that sounded right. So, just like the famed Washington Post duo from the early 1970's, he did some investigating.
pounding the pavement surfing the Internet, Cook discovered that tomatoes are poisonous to dogs.
Say it's not so, Bo
Does this mean that the Obamas are slowly poisoning Bo? Or was Bo so unhappy he was trying to end it all?
All these questions. But no answers. Cook sprang to action.
"Bo's life was in danger. We had to warn him! But how? First, we needed to call the White House. Maybe it was all a mistake. Maybe they just didn't know the toll those tomatoes were taking on the poor beast," Cook wrote.
Unafraid to take it directly to the source, Cook had the courage to call the First Lady's office.