Before he had Fala, our nation’s best-known Scottish terrier, President Franklin Roosevelt had another Scottish terrier named Meggie.
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Two of the Kennedy family’s dogs had a litter of four puppies together in June 1963, and JFK called them the “pupniks.”
Tom Kitten was the first Kennedy pet to arrive at the White House, in January 1961. His stay wouldn’t last long, though — the president was allergic to him.
When Wolf first arrived at the White House, the large dog had some trouble getting along with his canine companions.
The dog was a gift for the president’s wife. She was very fond of him despite his rough treatment of furniture and rugs in the White House.
Was Caractacus at the White House? Maybe not. He would have been nearly 26 years old by the time President Jefferson took office.
“We got somebody who greets us at the door when we get home,” said President Obama.