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The Pets of Presidents

Happy President’s Day! To celebrate, we’re looking back at some of the best photographs of the most beloved and/or infamous pets of our presidents.

 

Here’s the 23rd, Benjamin Harrison, his grandchildren, and his goat, Whiskers, in 1891.

(Source: http://www.buzzfeed.com/angelameiquan/a-history-of-white-house-pets-in-photographs-70fn)

 

Here’s the 26th, Theodore Roosevelt with Rollo, his Saint Bernard, probably in 1902.

(Source: http://presidentialpetmuseum.com/pets/teddy-roosevelt-st-bernard/)

 

Here’s the 29th, Warren Harding with his Airedale Terrier, Laddie Boy, in 1922.

(Source: http://www.buzzfeed.com/angelameiquan/a-history-of-white-house-pets-in-photographs-70fn)

 

Here’s the 30th, Calvin Coolidge with his tabby cat, Tiger, in 1924.

(Source: http://presidentialpetmuseum.com/pets/tige/)

 

Here’s the 30th, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Fala, his Scottish Terrier. They were inseparable from 1940 to 1952.

(Source: http://www.buzzfeed.com/briangalindo/counting-down-the-18-cutest-presidental-dogs-of-all-time#.lu7GJwNj7)

 

Here’s the 31st, Herbert Hoover, with his Belgian Shepherd, King Tut, in 1928.

(Source: http://www.buzzfeed.com/angelameiquan/a-history-of-white-house-pets-in-photographs-70fn)

 

Here’s the 35th, John F. Kennedy, with Charlie, a Welsh Terrier, between 1961 and 1963.

(Source: http://americacomesalive.com/2013/07/07/the-pets-of-president-john-f-kennedys-family/)

 

Here’s the 36th, Lyndon B. Johnson, singing with Yuki, a Mixed Breed, around 1968.

(Source: http://www.buzzfeed.com/briangalindo/counting-down-the-18-cutest-presidental-dogs-of-all-time#.lu7GJwNj7)

 

Here’s the 37th, Richard Nixon with his Poodle and Cocker Spaniel in 1964.

(Source: http://www.buzzfeed.com/angelameiquan/a-history-of-white-house-pets-in-photographs-70fn)

 

Here’s the 38th, Gerald Ford with his wife Betty Ford and Liberty, their Golden Retriever, around 1975.

(Source: http://www.buzzfeed.com/briangalindo/counting-down-the-18-cutest-presidental-dogs-of-all-time#.lu7GJwNj7)

 

Here’s the 39th, Jimmy Carter, with his daughter Amy, and their Siamese cat, Misty Malarky Ying Yang, in 1977.

(Source: http://www.buzzfeed.com/angelameiquan/a-history-of-white-house-pets-in-photographs-70fn)

 

Here’s the 40th, Ronald Reagan, in a helicopter with his Bouvier des Flandres, Lucky, on his lap in 1985.

(Source: http://www.buzzfeed.com/angelameiquan/a-history-of-white-house-pets-in-photographs-70fn)

Here’s the 42nd, Bill Clinton, with Buddy, his Labrador Retriever, between 1997 and 2002.

(Source: http://www.buzzfeed.com/briangalindo/counting-down-the-18-cutest-presidental-dogs-of-all-time#.lu7GJwNj7)

 

Here’s the 43rd, George W. Bush, and Barney, his Scottish Terrier. He lived at the White House between 2001 and 2009.

(Source: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/198369558561720668/)

 

Here’s the 44th, Barack Obama, and his Portuguese Water Dog, Bo, the current reigning First Dog. This picture was taken in 2009.

(Source: http://www.buzzfeed.com/angelameiquan/a-history-of-white-house-pets-in-photographs-70fn)

Happy President’s Day!

 

https://www.pinterest.com/debbie_gould/presidential-pets/

http://www.buzzfeed.com/angelameiquan/a-history-of-white-house-pets-in-photographs-70fn

http://www.buzzfeed.com/briangalindo/counting-down-the-18-cutest-presidental-dogs-of-all-time#.lu7GJwNj7

http://presidentialpetmuseum.com/pets/teddy-roosevelt-st-bernard/

http://presidentialpetmuseum.com/pets/tige/

http://americacomesalive.com/2013/07/07/the-pets-of-president-john-f-kennedys-family/

 

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