This week, the Obamas welcomed a new member to the first family -- a 14-month-old female Portuguese Water dog called Sunny.
"Bo was getting lonely," the president said when asked why they got Sunny. "[He] was getting a little down in the dumps inside the house." With Sunny around, though, 4-year-old Bo has a playmate.
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Sunny (left) hangs out with Bo Obama.
First Lady Michelle Obama, meanwhile, is in "full parenting mode," the president said -- especially because little Sunny has already had a few accidents in the White House.
The president didn't seemed too concerned though.
"We live in rental housing. We didn't have to put down a deposit," he said. "But we are making sure that it gets cleaned up for the next occupant."