President's best friend: White House pets

Published On: Oct 26 2012 06:17:36 AM CDT   Updated On: Apr 11 2016 10:10:46 AM CDT

In honor of National Pet Day, take a look at photos of first pets dating back to the late 1800s.

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Courtesy George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum

President George W. Bush with his dog, Barney. The Bushes also had another Scottish terrier names Miss Beazley, a dog named Spot and a cat named India while they were in the White House.

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