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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.

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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Barney and Miss Beazley Bush
President Bush and his wife Laura owned two Scottish Terriers while living in the White House, Barney and Miss Beazley. Both dogs were gifts given by President Bush to the First Lady. Photo: President George W. Bush, accompanied by his dogs Barney and Miss Beazley, arrives on the South Lawn of the White House via Marine One, upon returning for a vacation at his Crawford, Texas ranch, 13, 2006. Photo by Evan Sisley/Pool/UPI
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Buddy Clinton
President Clinton adopted the chocolate-colored Labrador Retriever, Buddy, in the beginning of his second term as president. Buddy passed away at only four-years old after being hit by a car near the Clinton's home in New York. Photo: Former President Bill Clinton's dog Buddy, seen here in this file photo. was killed by a car near the Clintons' home in Chappaqua, N.Y., police said January 3, 2002. File Photo/UPI
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Millie Bush
Millie the English Springer Spaniel was the White House pet during George H.W. Bush's time in the presidency. First Lady Barbara Bush wrote a popular book about the White House, dictating it from Millie's view. Photo: President George Bush and First Lady Mrs. Barbara Bush host a luncheon for Boris Yeltsin and his wife, while the presidential dog Millie takes a rest on the carpet. Photo by David Valdex/The White House/Files/UPI
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