But writing this book definitely gave me an appreciation for dogs. It’s interesting: Lincoln was neither strictly a dog person
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So the question is whether it's possible for any family -- presidential or otherwise -- to balance their desire for a shelter dog with a child's allergies. My answer: "Yes we can!"