The First Lady, an avid horsewoman all her life, promptly fell in love with Sardar. Here’s his story.
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.
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.