7 Popular Presidents and Their Dogs

George Washington's Foxhounds

George Washington, the "Father of Our Nation," is also the father of American Foxhounds, with over 30 hounds listed in his journals.

Thomas Jefferson's Briards

Thomas Jefferson started a breeding program for Briards, a breed he discovered while serving as minister to France.

Theodore Roosevelt's Diverse Pack

Theodore Roosevelt owned a Saint Bernard, a Pekingese, a Chesapeake Bay Retriever, a Manchester Terrier, and a Bull Terrier.

Franklin D. Roosevelt's Scottish Terrier

Franklin D. Roosevelt's Scottish Terrier, Fala, reportedly received more fan mail than many presidents.

John F. Kennedy's Varied Breeds

John F. Kennedy owned a Welsh Terrier, an Irish Wolfhound, a German Shepherd Dog, an English Cocker Spaniel, and a Standard Poodle.

Richard Nixon's Cocker Spaniel

Richard Nixon owned a Cocker Spaniel named Checkers, a Yorkshire Terrier, a Poodle, and an Irish Setter.

Joe Biden's German Shepherds

Joe Biden and his wife, Dr. Jill Biden, brought their two German Shepherd Dogs, Champ and Major, to the White House in 2021.

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