Gov. Northam welcomes new ‘First Puppy’ to Executive Mansion

RICHMOND, Va. – There’s a new addition to the Executive Mansion!

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam asked constituents to “paws for a moment” and help him welcome his family’s new four-legged member, Pearl.

He called Pearl the “First Puppy of Virginia.”

Pearl will join the Northams’ dog, Murphy, in fulfilling all First Dog duties.

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