Though Ty Inc.’s Sasha and Malia Obama replica dolls were taken off of shelves, the company has decided to try its hands at one more Obama marketing product: Bo, the family’s new Portuguese Water Dog.
Beanie Babies, the collectible beanbag toy that made a significant craze in the 1990s, how has a new addition to its family: Bo, the First Dog. According to Reuters,
Ty said its $4.99 Bo toy debuted on April 16 and sold out within hours of hitting store shelves. A portion of the sale proeeds will go to support animal shelters, the company said.
Bo toys already are on auction on eBay, where one seller is seeking $2,050 for a set of “authenticated” Sasha and Malia Beanie Baby dolls.