A Presidents' Day Gallery of First Pets

by Brooke Obie

Pet expert Peggy Frezon celebrates some of the most famous pets to live in the White House.

I love seeing pictures and reading news about the Obamas’ Portuguese Water Dogs, Bo and Sunny. Knowing there are pets in the White House helps me relate to the First Family in a special way. Bo and Sunny may be popular, but they’re not the first presidential live-in animals. As we celebrate Presidents' Day, here is a menagerie of famous First Pets.

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A Presidents' Day Gallery of First Pets