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Presidents and Their Dogs

Feb 21

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Presidents' Day was this week and we found this great list of Presidents and their dogs.  To read more, go to: George Washington (no party): 1st U.S. President (1789-1797) Sweet Lips, Scentwell and Vulcan: American Staghounds Drunkard, Taster, Tipler, and Tipsy: Black and Tan Coonhounds
John Adams (Federalist): 2nd U.S. President (1797-1801) Juno and Satan: Dogs
Thomas Jefferson (Democrat-Republican): 3rd U.S. President (1801-1809) Buzzy and unknown: Briards
James Monroe (Democrat-Republican): 5th U.S. President (1817-1825) Buddy: Spaniel
John Tyler (Whig-no party): 10th U.S. President (1841-1845) Le Beau: Italian Greyhound
Franklin Pierce (D): 14th U.S. President (1853-1857) Seven miniature Oriental dogs
James Buchanan (D): 15th U.S. President (1857-1861) Lara: Newfoundland Punch: Toy Terrier
Abraham Lincoln (R): 16th U.S. President (1861-1865) Fido: Dog
Ulysses S. Grant (R): 18th U.S. President (1869-1877) Faithful: Newfoundland Rosie: Dog
Rutherford B. Hayes (R): 19th U.S. President (1877-1881) Dot: Cocker Spaniel Hector: Newfoundland Duke: English Mastiff Grim: Greyhound Juno and Shep: Hunting dogs Jet: Dog
James A. Garfield (R): 20th U.S. President (1881-1881) Veto: Dog
Grover Cleveland (D): 22nd & 24th U.S. President (1885-89/1893-97) Poodle
Benjamin Harrison (R): 23rd U.S. President (1889-1893) Dash: Collie
Theodore Roosevelt (R): 26th U.S. President (1901-1909) Pete: Bull Terrier Skip: Rat Terrier Jack and Peter: Terriers Blackjack: Manchester Terrier Manchu: Pekingese Rollo: Saint Bernard Sailor Boy: Chesapeake Bay Retriever Gem and Susan: Dogs
William Howard Taft (R): 27th U.S. President (1909-1913) Caruso: Dog
Woodrow Wilson (D): 28th U.S. President (1913-1921) Davie: Airedale Terrier Mountain Boy: Greyhound Bruce: Bull Terrier
Warren G. Harding (R): 29th U.S. President (1921-1923) Laddie Boy: Airedale Terrier Old Boy: Bulldog
Calvin Coolidge (R): 30th U.S. President (1923-1929) Rob Roy and Prudence Prim: White Collies Peter Pan: Terrier Paul Pry: Airedale Terrier Calamity Jane: Shetland Sheepdog Tiny Tim and Blackberry: Chow Chows Ruby Rouch: Collie Boston Beans: Bulldog King Cole: German Shepherd Palo Alto: Bird dog Bessie: Collie
Herbert Hoover (R): 31st U.S. President (1929-1933) King Tut: Belgian Shepherd Pat: German Shepherd Big Ben and Sonnie: Fox Terriers Glen: Scotch Collie Yukonan: Eskimo dog Patrick: Irish Wolfhound Eaglehurst Gillette: Setter Weejie: Norwegian Elkhound
Franklin D. Roosevelt (D): 32nd U.S. President (1933-1945) Fala: Scottish Terrier Majora: German Shepherd Meggie: Scottish Terrier Winks: Llewellyn Setter Tiny: Old English Sheepdog President: Great Dane Blaze: Mastiff
Harry S. Truman (D): 33rd U.S. President (1945-1953) Feller: Cocker Spaniel Mike: Irish Setter
Dwight D. Eisenhower (R): 34th U.S. President (1953-1961) Heidi: Weimaraner
John F. Kennedy (D): 35th U.S. President (1961-1963) Pushinka: Mutt (gift of Russian premier, puppy of Soviet space dog Strelka) Shannon: Irish Cocker Spaniel Wolf: (Mutt, possibly part Wolfhound and Schnauzer) Clipper: German Shepherd Butterfly, White Tips, Blackie, and Streaker: Offspring of Pushinka and Charlie (his daughter Caroline’s Welsh Terrier)
Lyndon B. Johnson (D): 36th U.S. President (1963-1969) Him and Her: Beagles (Him was the subject of controversy; in 1964, President Johnson lifted the dog up by its ears, claiming “it’s good for [him].”) Edgar: Beagle Blanco: White Collie Freckles: Beagle Yuki: Mongrel
Richard M. Nixon (R): 37th U.S. President (1969-1974) Vicki: Poodle Pasha: Terrier King Timahoe: Irish Setter Checkers: Cocker Spaniel (Checkers died while Nixon was vice-president, before becoming president, but had played a major role in his electoral career with the “Checkers speech“)
Gerald Ford (R): 38th U.S. President (1974-1977) Liberty: Golden Retriever Misty: Liberty’s puppy born in the White House
Jimmy Carter (D): 39th U.S. President (1977-1981) Grits: Border Collie (given to his daughter Amy by her teacher, but quickly returned) Lewis Brown: Afghan Hound
Ronald Reagan (R): 40th U.S. President (1981-1989) Lucky: Bouvier des Flandres Rex: Cavalier King Charles Spaniel (First Dog of the United States) Victory: Golden Retriever Peggy: Irish Setter Taca: Siberian Husky Fuzzy: Belgian sheepdog
George H. W. Bush (R): 41st U.S. President (1989-1993) Millie: Springer Spaniel (First Dog of the United States) Ranger: One of Millie’s puppies
Bill Clinton (D): 42nd U.S. President (1993-2001) Buddy: Bill’s chocolate Labrador Retriever (First Dog of the United States, b.1997-Jan 2, 2002)
George W. Bush (R): 43rd U.S. President (2001-2009) Spot “Spotty” Fetcher (Mar 17, 1989 – Feb 21, 2004): Female English Springer Spaniel named after Scott Fletcher; puppy of Millie; euthanized after suffering a series of strokes. Barney: Scottish Terrier (First Dog of the United States, 2000 – Feb. 1, 2013) Miss Beazley (Oct 28, 2004 – May 17, 2014): Scottish Terrier; Nicknamed “Beazley Weazley”; 2005 birthday gift from George to his wife.
Barack Obama (D): 44th U.S. President (2009-Incumbent) Bo: Portuguese Water Dog (First Dog of the United States) Sunny: Portuguese Water Dog (August, 2013)