Deputy Dog: Gov. Welcomes Cali Brown

Deputy First Dog Cali Brown

Tucked into a press release of new gubernatorial appointments was an unfamiliar name: Cali Brown, named today as Deputy First Dog.

From the press release: “Cali, a Bordoodle, is without a doubt the pick of her 13-puppy litter. Cali spent her first two months learning the ropes from a family of ranch dogs, showing promise in her engagement with horses, donkeys, goats, sheep and chickens. She began intensive on-the-job training with First Dog Colusa Brown upon joining the Brown family in March, 2018. As Deputy First Dog, her duties include assisting the First Dog in herding staff at the State Capitol and lending a paw around the family ranch in Colusa County.”

Cali, born January 26, is a native of Herald, California.

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