First dogs of the White House (11 images)

Almost every president is recorded to own a pet dog while living in the White House. Here are some of the more recent first dogs to occupy one the most-well known addresses in the world.
Updated: Aug. 26, 2015 at 9:53 AM
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Bo and Sunny Obama
Bo was given to the Obama family by Senator Ted Kennedy after President Obama had promised his daughters they could get a dog once they moved into the White House. Sunny later joined the Obama family shortly into Obama's second term. Both Bo and Sunny are Portuguese Water Dogs. Photo: Presidential dogs Sunny and Bo during the annual White House Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House April 21, 2014 in Washington, DC. Photo by UPI/Olivier Douliery/Pool.
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