As one of many dog professionals excited for the Obama's and Bo, I also know first-hand all the things the First Dog will need to learn. Because he'll be under the glare of the media spotlight worldwide, it's especially important that he learn his lessons well.
And specifically because I'm a proponent of positive-reinforcement, dog-friendly training, I'm especially excited and hopeful that the First Dog will learn his manners with this scientific, efficient, and fun (!) method. It's perfect for the daughters, it fits well with the President's overall tone, and well, it works! Here's a fantastic article exploring all the nuances of all that Bo needs to learn.