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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Putin: Please Don't Feed Dog

President Vladimir Putin is asking journalists not to feed his Labrador, Connie.

The presidential web site on Wednesday published Putin's replies to questions submitted for an Internet conference last week.

Marina, 24, asked what Connie eats. "My dog eats porridge and meat two to three times per day," Putin said. "I always ask visitors not to give her anything because ... this only causes the dog problems. But not all of my guests comply with this request. Sometimes Connie walks out a room full of journalists with cookie crumbs on her muzzle and a pleased look on her face."