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On Disclosure Forms, Obama Lists Bo the Dog as $1,600 Gift

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama raked in millions of dollars in book royalties in 2009 and got and one very special $1,600 gift -- his pet dog, Bo.

The Portuguese water dog, which was a gift from the late Sen. Ted Kennedy, was listed on annual financial disclosure forms the White House released Monday.

Obama also claimed an inheritance worth $1,000 or less from his grandmother, who died in the final days of his presidential campaign.

Royalties from his books, "Dreams From My Father" and "Audacity of Hope," rang in at over $1 million each.

Obama also listed a number of safe investments in Treasury bonds and retirement accounts, plus $1.4 million from winning the Nobel Peace Prize, which he donated to charity.