Today is National Pet Day. We are celebrating our animal friends with a look back at pets that have lived in the White House. From Franklin D. Roosevelt's Scottish Terrier Fala, the Kennedy's pet horse Macaroni, and the Clinton family's cat Socks. These are the pets that kept the presidential families company through their stay in Washington.
Mrs. Calvin Coolidge is shown in the South Grounds of the White House with her beautiful, pure white collie "Rob Roy" in Washington on Sept. 27, 1924. (AP Photo)
Pres. Franklin D. Roosevelt plays with is pet Scotch terrier Fala, at the White House, 1943, Washington, D.C. (AP Photo)
Fala, pet Scottie Terrier of President Roosevelt, goes through his bag of tricks for first lady Eleanor Roosevelt on the terrace of the Citadel, historic fortress of Quebec City, Canada, Sept. 13, 1944. The Roosevelts and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill are in Canada for a military conference. (AP Photo/Murray Becker)
Caroline Kennedy's pet horse Macaroni pauses from grazing on the White House lawn to take some sugar from Helen Milson, a government employee, March 15, 1962. (AP Photo/Bob Schutz)
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. The party landed at Randolph Air Force Base and boarded a smaller jet for the short flight to the ranch. (AP Photo/Ted Powers)
Lyndon Johnson, President of the United States, looks to his left while addressing gathered dignitaries at the signing of the Food Stamp Bill, Oct. 5, 1967 at the White House in Washington while, below, his newest pet, Yuki, does the same. Found as a pup by the President?s youngest daughter, the animal, whose name in Japanese means snow, has since then become the president?s favorite. (AP Photo/Bob Daugherty)
U.S. President Nixon pats the head of his Irish Setter pet King Timahoe as he walks from his office in the Executive Office building to the White House in Washington D.C. on April 30, 1970. White House electrician Traphes Bryant holds back the other first family pets Pasha, a Yorkshire Terrier, and Vickie, a miniature French Poodle. (AP Photo)
David Eisenhower, grandson of former U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower, and his wife Julie Nixon Eisenhower, daughter of the current President Richard M. Nixon, enjoy time off while fishing at Biscayne Bay, Fla., on May 25, 1971. With them is the president's pet irish setter King Timahoe. (AP Photo)
This Oct. 7, 1974 photo shows President Gerald Ford and his daughter, Susan, on the South Lawn of the White House with their dog, Liberty. (AP Photo)
President Ronald Reagan muses with reporters and photographers after being taken by surprise by his faithful canine companion, Millie, Aug. 14, 1981 in Santa Barbara. Millie joined her master shortly after the president completed signing landmark legislation cutting the federal budget and taxes at his California ranch near Santa Barbara. (AP Photo/Wally Fong)
On a sunny but cold day first lady Barbara Bush strolls on the White House South Lawn in Washington with the family dog, Millie, Feb. 8, 1989. The Washington Monument and the Jefferson Memorial can be seen in the background. (AP Photo/Barry Thumma)
President George H.W. Bush holds one of first dog Millie's six puppies for the press on Wednesday, March 29, 1989 at the White House in Washington. Mother dog Millie gave birth March 27, 1989 with First Lady Barbara Bush serving as midwife according to spokeswomen. (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds)
Chelsea Clinton's cat "Socks" gets the attention of photographers on the sidewalk outside the fenced Arkansas Governor's Mansion in Little Rock Tuesday. "Socks" strolled about a two block area with photographers in tow. President-elect Clinton is working on his transition and preparing for a trip to Washington and a meeting with President Bush. (AP Photo/Greg Gibson)
Socks the cat peers over the podium in the White House briefing room Saturday March 19, 1994. A White House groundskeeper was walking Socks when he stopped and lifted Socks to the podium. (AP Photo/Marcy Nighswander)
In this June 25, 2001 photo, President Bush does his best to salute while holding his dog Barney as they get off of Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Md. Barney, former White House Scottish Terrier and star of holiday videos shot during President George W. Bush’s administration, has died after suffering from cancer. He was 12. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
President Barack Obama is pulled as he shows off their new dog Bo, in this April 14, 2009 photo, on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, as daughter Malia follows. (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds)
This Aug. 4, 2010 photo shows presidential pet Bo climbing the stairs of Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Md. for a flight to Chicago with President Barack Obama. Dallas author Jennifer Boswell Pickens interviewed everyone from first family members to White House staffers to give readers a glimpse at what life is like at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. for pets and what those pets have meant to their famous owners. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
Sunny, one of the two Presidential dogs, looks up while being walked on the South Lawn of the White House on Saturday, May 17, 2014. The Portuguese water dogs, Sunny and Bo, are the Obama family pets. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
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