Slideshow of Presidential Dogs Through History

Written by: Phil Monahan

In addition to this German shepherd, King Tut, Herbert Hoover owned two fox terriers named
Big Ben and Sonnie, an elkhound named Weejie and an Irish wolfhound named Patrick.

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On this politically charged day, let’s take the opportunity to skip the partisan squabbles and focus on what presidents of all parties have traditionally agreed on: their love of dogs. On, you can scroll through 17 images, from George Washington’s American foxhounds to Bo, the Portugese water dog who now inhabits the White House.

Click here for the full slideshow.

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