The cat, a miniature Siamese whose full name was Shan Shein, was named after a town the Fords visited in China.
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President Gerald Ford’s dog Liberty was a golden retriever. Here’s a funny story about a late-night dog walk that got the president locked out.
Grits, a mixed-breed dog, was given to Amy Carter by her teacher; the dog was later returned.
Rex often pulled too hard on his leash and would drag the Reagans away before reporters could ask the president any questions!
Lucky the Bouvier des Flandres loved to chase newsmen, play hide-and-seek and have a two-hour siesta with Ronald Reagan every afternoon.
The Clinton family dog Buddy arrived at the White House in December 1997. He was a chocolate Labrador retriever.
Soon after the Clinton family adopted Socks, the personable cat with cute black spot beside his nose, he found his way into America’s heart.