President's best friend: White House pets

POSTED: 5:17 AM Oct 26 2012   UPDATED: 4:50 AM Dec 05 2013

Sunny, a female Portuguese water dog, has joined Bo as "first pet." Take a look at photos of first pets dating back to the late 1800s.

Presidential pets - Warren G
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Library of Congress

President Warren G. Harding and his wife, Florence, had an Airedale named Laddie Boy, an English Bulldog named Old Boy and several canaries.

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