The largest non-profit pet adoption website, http://www.adopt-a-pet.com/ created an online petition asking President-Elect Obama to adopt a shelter puppy, you can see all the info at http://www.presidential-pooch-pardon.com/.
Market Watch has the release here.
Here is a snapshot...
Adopt-a-Pet.com, the nation's largest non-profit pet adoption website, is spearheading a national campaign and website called "PresidentialPoochPardon.com." Using a Barack Obama-themed campaign website and messages such as "Yes We Can ADOPT," animal shelters around the country are gathering signatures of a letter to be delivered to the White House in support of the President-Elect adopting a shelter puppy. The website already had gathered over 5,000 signatures in just its first few hours.