Dogs have been the most popular pet for a president to have during his time in the White House — 30 of the 44 presidents have had at least one dog in the West Wing.
The first to have had a dog during his presidency was George Washington, while Barack Obama most recently had two dogs during his presidency.
So far, President Donald Trump has yet to have a pet since entering the White House, and shows no sign of changing his pet ownership status, making him the most recent president to not have a dog in the White House since William McKinley over 100 years ago.
But daughter and White House adviser Ivanka Trump got her daughter Arabella a puppy named Winter for her eighth birthday. While Winter won't live in the White House, the newest member of the Kushner family is the first dog for this first family:
In October, Trump also tweeted two photos of the hero military dog that helped take down ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, including a crudely edited photo of him giving the dog (reportedly named Conan) a medal of honor. But he has yet to get a dog as a pet.
—Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 30, 2019
Here are 25 photos of some of the most adorable and well-known canines to grace the Oval Office.