Obama Says First Dog Bo Is on a Diet

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WASHINGTON - MARCH 15: U.S. President Barack Obama greets his dog Bo outside the Oval Office of the White House March 15, 2012 in Washington, DC. Obama spoke today at Prince Georges Community College about energy. (Photo by Martin H. Simon-Pool/Getty Images) Photo: Pool/2012 Getty Images

President Obama told the young ones who won a spot at the first Kids' State Dinner at the White House on Monday that First Dog Bo, a nearly four-year-old Portuguese water dog, is on a diet. "I only have one request for you, and that is try not to drop any scraps on the floor," Obama said. "Because Bo ... Bo is on a diet right now and he will eat anything that he sees ..." So what's more dangerous, hypertension or getting strapped to the roof of a moving car?