Warren G. Harding and Laddie Boy (5/20)

According to the Smithsonian Magazine, Harding’s beloved Airdale terrier, Laddie Boy, was the first presidential dog to receive regular press in the country’s newspapers. The dog even attended cabinet meetings in his own custom-made chair and held faux press conferences. After Harding passed away while in office in 1923, a life-size statue of Laddie Boy was created.

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