Quoted: Obama on mutts

Excerpted by Carmen Van Kerckhove

“We have two criteria that have to be reconciled. One is that Malia is allergic, so it has to be hypoallergenic. There are a number of breeds that are hypoallergenic,” he said. “On the other hand, our preference would be to get a shelter dog, but, obviously, a lot of shelter dogs are mutts like me.”

(In response to a question at Friday’s press conference about what type of dog the Obamas are going to pick for their daughters.)

Source: Boston Globe