Presidential Health Break! Obama Takes a Breather with Bo

President Barack Obama and dog Bo

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updated 03/15/2012 AT 4:00 PM ET

originally published 03/15/2012 AT 4:15 PM ET

Every office needs a little puppy therapy – even the Oval Office.

Following a full few days with British Prime Minister David Cameron, President Barack Obama took a moment to spend some quality time with his big guy at home: Portuguese water dog Bo.

While the President crouched down to rub Bo’s head, he appeared to say a few words to the dog, who has of late been enjoying time in his backyard.

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