Presidential Pets Through the Years

American President Herbert Hoover poses with his pet dog King Tut, 1930s. PhotoQuest/Getty Images14/14

Herbert Hoover

While Herbert Hoover’s Belgian Shepherd pup King Tut was in the spotlight, his family also had a pet possum named Billy and multiple alligators that were kept in a bathtub and later donated to the Smithsonian Zoo. 

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