By Andrew Hager, Historian-in-Residence I owe my job to Barbara Bush. No, she didn’t hire me. She may or may not have known that a Presidential Pet Museum existed. What she did do–what I have been grateful for since 1990–was to write Millie’s Book: As Dictated to Barbara Bush. I was nine years old then,…
President George W. Bush’s dog Spot was an English springer spaniel. She died at 11 years old in February 2004, and was sorely missed at the White House.
Although Millie may have gotten more attention during the administration of President George Bush, her puppy Ranger became Bush’s favorite dog.
President George H.W. Bush’s dog Millie, a springer spaniel, was the first presidential pet to write a book. Millie had puppies while Bush was in office.