That's right folks - he's almost through his second term and I just found out that he has a poodle:
How did I miss that? I wonder if any US presidents have ever owned poodles while in office? It's hard to picture, unless it was their "wife's dog". Apparently he has been seen with many types of animals, including some more macho varieties of pooches. For your gratitous amusement from English Russia:
It has been said that one can show his real face only when he is sure that nobody is watching him or when he is playing with animals. Many people are asking a question “Who is Mr. Putin?”, maybe these photos can give them a clue.