Posted: Wednesday, 04 December 2013 5:33PM

Bad Dog, Sunny! Obamas' Dog Knocks over Child at Party

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(WASHINGTON) -- The newest member of the Obama family got a little rambunctious as she stepped into the spotlight Wednesday.

Sunny, the Obamas’ new puppy, joined the first lady Wednesday afternoon for some holiday arts and crafts with the children of military families. Mrs. Obama walked Sunny around the State Dining Room on a leash as the children made paper flowers and decorated edible ornaments with an array of candy.

Bounding with excitement, Sunny got a bit too frisky at one point and knocked a little girl to the ground. Mrs. Obama gasped and immediately helped up the toddler, in a bright red dress and big black bow, who appeared to be fine.

The first lady then introduced her to Sunny, who moments later playfully licked the girl’s face.

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