Before he had Fala, our nation’s best-known Scottish terrier, President Franklin Roosevelt had another Scottish terrier named Meggie.
Two of the Kennedy family’s dogs had a litter of four puppies together in June 1963, and JFK called them the “pupniks.”
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.
“We got somebody who greets us at the door when we get home,” said President Obama.
Gaullie was a French poodle who belonged to First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy.
President Lyndon B. Johnson had “more dogs than you can shake a stick at.” Here’s the story of two of them, beagles named Edgar and Freckles.