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Naming the First Pup
Americans weigh in with name suggestions for the Obamas' future dog.

VETERINARY ECONOMICS

It’s probably safe to say Maverick (think John McCain) won’t be the Obama family’s first choice for a dog name. But Americans have plenty of name suggestions for the puppy that President-elect Barack Obama promised his daughters Malia and Sasha after his electoral victory.

Among the most popular name suggestions, according to an MSN-Zogby poll:

Hope
Lucky
Change
Snoopy
Buddy
Champ
Dog
Freedom
King
Liberty
Lincoln
Martin
Yes We Can

Other, less popular suggestions:

Abrahound Lincoln
Donut
Duffy
Economy
Momentum
Nomad
Oprah
Promise
Secretary of State
Tina Fey

As for the breed, 25 percent of respondents said the Obamas should get a mutt, and 15 percent suggested a golden retreiver. Forty-five percent weren’t sure.

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Source: VETERINARY ECONOMICS,
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