Yep, that is our own Gary Garbett featured on the www.whitehouse.gov/social site header getting friendly, as well as a close up, with Bo, the Obama family dog. Gary, kneeling to the right of Bo in the image, was at the White House last spring for a photo walk of the White House grounds coordinated by Google+. Evidently, Bo was the only Obama that White House security would let Gary close to.
VCU TS staff member, Gary Garbett, get s a close up with President Obama's dog at the White House in spring 2012. The image is featured on the White House social webpage header. [View Image]