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.
Gaullie was a French poodle who belonged to First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy.
Clipper seemed to be Jackie Kennedy’s favorite, although he did require some obedience training.
Charlie was the Kennedy family’s first dog at the White House — but he certainly wasn’t their last.
There were a LOT of dogs at the Kennedy White House, but Shannon was said to have been the president’s favorite.
The yellow canary, who lived to be about 2 years old, was named Robin because Caroline “likes robins.”