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BATTLE is now on to BE TOP DOG at the White House

WATCH out, Bo – there's a new dog in town. The Obamas have added a second dog to the first family. Her name is Sunny, and she is a Portuguese Water Dog, the same breed as their other dog, Bo.

The White House says that breed works well for the Obamas because of family allergies.

Sunny was born a year ago in June in Michigan and arrived at the White House yesterday.

President Barack Obama spent a week-long getaway to the Massachusetts island of Martha's Vineyard with his wife Michelle and daughters Sasha and Malia, cycling and playing golf, mostly out of the public eye.