Promoted
cute
Politics

The 42 Best Photos Ever Taken Of White House Pets

Lyndon Johnson singing with his dog. Epic.

1. Lyndon B. Johnson sings with his grandson and his dog Yuki:

2. Lyndon B. Johnson, his grandson, and Yuki swim in the White House swimming pool:

3. Richard Nixon’s dogs King Timahoe, Vicky, and Pasha look out of a White House window:

4. Bill Clinton takes his cat Socks for a walk:

5. Gerald Ford takes his dog Liberty for a walk with his wife at Camp David:

6. George W. Bush’s dog Barney begs for a belly rub on the White House lawn:

7. Ronald Reagan’s dog Lucky sits in his lap on Marine One:

8. Ronald Reagan goes for a run with Lucky and Margaret Thatcher:

9. Socks has some fun at the White House during Easter:

10. Amy Carter holds her cat Misty Malarky Ying Yang in the White House:

11. Nancy and Ronald Reagan get ready for their excited dog Rex to greet them as they disembark Marine One:

12. Amy Carter and Misty Malarky Ying Yang pose for a photo:

13. Gerald Ford’s daughter takes a quick moment to pose with their family’s cat at the White House:

14. Amy Carter pets her dog New Grits on the White House steps:

15. Gerald Ford’s dog Liberty and her puppies at the White House:

16. Liberty poses in front of the White House:

17. Buddy gives Bill Clinton a tennis ball while he golfs:

18. Socks hangs out in the Oval Office:

19. The Kennedy family dogs pose for a picture while just hanging out:

20. Harry Truman’s dog Feller looking… sad.

21. Buddy goes for a swim in the White House fountain:

22. George W. Bush’s cat India looks around a corner:

23. Socks licks a White House gingerbread house:

24. First Lady Michelle Obama pets Bo before a taping of The Ellen DeGeneres Show:

25. Buddy attempts to retrieve a tennis ball from a White House swimming pool:

26. George W. Bush looks at his dog Barney while on his ranch:

27. Barney pushes a golf ball in the Oval Office:

28. President Obama’s dog Bo sits outside a car:

29. Barney greets a little boy:

30. George H.W. Bush pets his dog Millie and her puppies:

31. First Lady Barbara Bush wears matching sweatsuits with her dogs Ranger and Millie in the White House:

32. Millie sits next to a “Beware of Dog!” sign on the White House lawn:

33. Barbara Bush pets Millie and her puppies on the White House lawn:

34. Lyndon B. Johnson presents a basket of puppies to the daughter of a White House staffer:

35. Yuki and Lyndon B. Johnson share a tender moment in the Oval Office:

36. Bo gets some birthday treats:

37. Lyndon B. Johnson and Yuki pose for a photo on a fence:

38. Kennedy family dog Pushinka and her puppies sit with their kennel keeper:

39. Richard Nixon’s dogs pose for a Christmas photo:

40. George Bush and Barney share a moment on the White House lawn:

41. Richard Nixon presenting Pasha to David Lupi, the poster child of the National Hearing and Speech Foundation:

42. Bo looks into a window of the Oval Office:

43. Bo Obama plays during a blizzard:

All photos via The National Archives unless otherwise cited.

Check out more articles on BuzzFeed.com!

Andrew Kaczynski is a political reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.
Contact Andrew Kaczynski at andrew.kaczynski@buzzfeed.com.
 
 

More News

More News

Now Buzzing