The most famous cow ever to graze at the White House, Pauline once went missing and was very nearly slaughtered! Read all about it.
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There were sheep that grazed on the White House lawn during Woodrow Wilson’s administration.
As First Dog, Laddie Boy was worthy of an official portrait. Find out more about Warren Harding’s dog Laddie Boy in our article, which also has photos.
Calvin Coolidge’s tabbie cat is shown in this photo at the White House in 1924. Calvin and Grace Coolidge literally had a zoo at the White House.
Being a White House pet proved to be too much stress for King Tut — to the point that President Herbert Hoover’s dog eventually stopped eating.
Fala, a Scottish terrier, had a bone every morning brought up on President Roosevelt’s breakfast tray. The pair took rides together by train, car, and boat.
Although President Harry S. Truman and family preferred to be pet-free, in May 1945 Margaret Truman was given an Irish setter puppy named Mike.