Chocolate Lab Buddy nuzzled into one of Bill Clinton’s conversations. Socks the cat (inset, with Hillary Clinton), who did not get along with Buddy, was given to secretary Betty Currie when the Clintons left the White House. It was reported recently that 17-year-old cat has cancer.
Bush’s Scottish terrier, Barney, the star of a series of White House videos, waves to reporters with the help of President George W. Bush. Last fall, the dog made news when he bit a member of the White House press corps.