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Dayton’s New Dog Gets Another Minn. Name: ‘Itasca’

Gov. Mark Dayton has a name for his new German shepherd puppy: Itasca.


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Celebrity Status Of Governor’s First Dog Mingo

While many people know Gov. Mark Dayton got a new puppy a few months ago, named Mingo, what they may not know — is that 4-month-old pup is a bona fide celebrity in her own right.


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Dog Day In St. Paul: Dayton Brings Puppy To Work

Gov. Mark Dayton’s new puppy, Wanamingo, was guest of honor at a state Capitol ceremony — but the black German shepherd that Dayton calls “Mingo” was more interested in sniffing carpet in the governor’s office.


Mark Dayton with his puppy Mingo. (credit: Office of the Governor)

Gov. Dayton Gets New Dog

Gov. Mark Dayton will welcome a new resident to his house on Sunday — a German Shepherd puppy.