updated 10/18/2011 AT 10:00 AM ET
•originally published 10/18/2011 AT 10:35 AM ET
Presidential approval ratings may rise and fall, but there’s one resident of the White House who’ll always be beloved: Bo. When it came time to take a picture to send to children who write letters to the Obamas, there was little doubt the First Dog should be included in the shot.
“One of the reasons we did this picture is because we get so many letters from kids, mostly, who – they want to hear about the garden, they want to see it, and they also want to see Bo,” First Lady Michelle Obama said in her remarks at the women’s online outlets roundtable on Let’s Move! and Motherhood at the White House on Monday. “Bo is really the most popular.”