Presidential Pets Through the Years

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 Photo8/14

Richard Nixon

Richard Nixon was photographed petting his Irish setter King Timahoe while White House electrician Traphes Bryant walked the first family’s other pups, Pasha and Vicky.

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