When President-elect Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaSusan Rice: Lindsey Graham is 'a piece of s--t' Brennan's CIA a subject of Barr's review of Russia investigation: report Singer Maggie Rogers speaks out after she was sexually harassed onstage MORE gave reporters the rundown on his family's pending dog purchase last week, the freshly elected Democrat stressed that two priorities may conflict: his daugher Malia's allergies, and the family's desire to adopt from a shelter. The Humane Society--the largest and most influential group advocating pet adoption in U.S.--says that won't be a problem.

Obama told reporters Friday, at his first press conference since the election, that "there are a number of breeds that are hypoallergenic. On the other hand, our preference would be to get a shelter dog. But obviously, a lot of shelter dogs are mutts like me. Whether we