Before he had Fala, our nation’s best-known Scottish terrier, President Franklin Roosevelt had another Scottish terrier named Meggie.
Miss Beazley, a Scottish terrier, came to live at the White House in January 2005 as a birthday gift from President George W. Bush to his wife, Laura.
Fala, a Scottish terrier, had a bone every morning brought up on President Roosevelt’s breakfast tray. The pair took rides together by train, car, and boat.
Barney, a Scottish terrier, guarded the White House “as if he were a Secret Service agent,” according to President George W. Bush.
The First Dog during the George W. Bush presidency had welcomed many visitors into the White House, including prime ministers, queens, and heads of state.