And they called it puppy love: The Obamas release video of new pet dog Sunny


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The Independent US

She's cute and fluffy and full of energy. Meet Sunny, the latest addition to America's First family.

The Obamas have introduced their new pet dog to the world via a video released by the White House. In the video the Portuguese Water Dog can be seen running around and playing on the White House lawn with Bo, the Obamas other pet pooch who is of the same breed.

Sunny was born in Michigan in June 2012 and arrived at White House on Monday. From the video it appears that she is already fitting in the family.

According to a White House blog: 'Sunny is the perfect little sister for Bo – full of energy and very affectionate – and the First Family picked her name because it fit her cheerful personality.'

Both President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama shared pictures of the new member of the family on Twitter.

President Obama simply wrote: Welcome to the family, Sunny.'

While Michelle Obama tweeted from her First Lady of the United States account @FLOTUS: 'So excited to introduce the newest member of the Obama family— our puppy, Sunny!'