This Nov. 5, 1924 file photo shows President Calvin Coolidge and first lady Grace Coolidge with their dog at the White House portico.
The Coolidge family had numerous pets while in the White House. Those include white collies Prudence Prim and Rob Roy, terrier Peter Pan, Airedale terrier Paul Pry, Shetland sheepdog Calamity Jane, chows Tiny Tim and Blackberry, brown collie Ruby Rouch, collie Bessie, bulldog Boston Beans, German shepherd King Kole, bird dog Palo Alto, canaries Nip, Tuck and Snowflake, thrush Old Bill, goose Enoch, cats Tiger and Blacky, raccoons Rebecca and Reuben, donkey Ebenezer, and bobcat Smoky.
Thomas Qualters, left, U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s personal aide, lifts Fala, the president’s pet Scotty from his place beside his master when the little dog attempted to ride along with the president from the White House to the Capitol, Washington, D.C., Jan. 20, 1941, for the president’s third inauguration.
Oblivious to its palatial and imposing surroundings, Feller, a five-weeks-old cocker spaniel gift to President Truman, sits disconsolately outside its shipping case in a large corridor of the White House in Washington on Dec. 22, 1947.
Truman, who wasn't a dog lover, caused quite an uproar when he gave away the unwanted dog.
"Clipper" a German shepherd supervises as eight of the nine known dogs of President John F.Kennedy's household pose for impromptu press conference at Squaw Island, Hyannis Port, Massachusetts on August 14, 1963. White House aide Traphes Bryant holds Charlie, a Welsh terrier and four of Charlie's puppies, Blackie, White Tip, Streaker and Butterfly, not necessarily left to right. Capt. Cecil Stoughton, Army Signal Corps, holds new arrival, a Cocker Spaniel named Shannon, and a yet unnamed Irish wolfhound (later named Wolf).
Pushinka, a gift to Presdient John F. Kennedy from Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev, stands her ground on the White House lawn, Aug. 14, 1963, while the rest of the family's dogs vacation with the first family at Cape Cod. Pushinka was the offspring of Soviet space dog Stelka.
President Lyndon Johnson and his family took advantage of the warm weather to play with their pet Beagles, Him and Her, in the flower garden, April 19, 1964 at the White House in Washington. Luci is playing with him at left, with her sister, Lynda beside her.
As President Lyndon Johnson and his family leave their plane, shown at top of ramp, a Secret Service agent disentangle the three White House beagles, Kimberly, Freckles and Him, that accompanied the president on his trip to the LBJ Ranch for the Easter holidays, April 1966.
'Yuki', President Lyndon Johnson's pet mongrel, is held out the window of the car driven by LBJ as the first family starts a ride around the Texas ranch in Stonewall, Texas, Sept. 30, 1967. Johnson, driver for the outing, is holding Yuki. In the car are Lady Bird Johnson, Pat and Luci Nugent, Lynda Bird and Marine Capt. Charles Robb.
Yuki, a white mongrel belonging to President Lyndon Johnson, appears over-anxious to accompany his master as the president and Col. Frank C. Malone stride from the presidential jet at Bergstrom Air Force Base in Austin, Texas, Jan. 11, 1968.
President Richard Nixon's dog King Timahoe takes a sample of the birthday cake presented to the president by the White House staff in a small party, Jan. 9, 1974 at the Western White House in San Clemente. First lady Pat Nixon and daughter Tricia shared in the festivities. (AP Photo)
President Carter's daughter Amy Carter holds her cat Misty as she returns to the White House in Washington, D.C., Monday, Sept. 5, 1977. Amy spent the weekend with her parents at the presidential retreat in Camp David, Md.
Republican Ronald Reagan was presented with a going away present as he left Milwaukee, Wisconsin on June 8, 1980 for Seattle’s National Mayors Conference. The golden retriever named “Victory” was given to Reagan by Carol Schridler of Milwaukee.
In this Jan. 6, 1985 black-and-white file photo, President Reagan and first lady Nancy Reagan walk toward the White House in Washington, with their dog "Lucky," shortly after returning from a weekend at the presidential retreat at Camp David, Md.
First lady Barbara Bush pets the family dogs Millie, bottom, and Ranger on the steps of the White House on Sunday, April 29, 1991, while waiting for President George H. Bush to return from playing golf.
This Aug. 4, 2001 file photo shows President Bush as he takes his dogs, Spot, left, and Barney to the helicopter after arriving at Fort Hood, Texas, on their way to the family ranch in Crawford, Texas for a vacation.
First Lady Michelle Obama with nephews Austin and Aaron Robinson, and dogs Sunny and Bo, depart after Obama received the Official White House Christmas Tree at the White House, Friday, Nov. 25, 2016 in Washington.