Invited to attend were 13 shelter puppies, along with 12 students from Harriet Tubman Elementary School.
The children had fun playing fetch and running with the dogs — and everyone got plenty of exercise. The pets also got to practice their chewing skills (with toys) and participate in tire and tackle drills.
Michelle Obama, a firm believer in the power of exercise, says walking and playing with your pets allows you to stay active while having fun at the same time.
Segments of the White House training camp event will be featured during the Puppy Bowl on the Animal Planet network on Sunday.