United States Presidential pets http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/29413/all en Bush family mourns loss of Barney the dog http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/bush-family-mourns-loss-barney-the-dog <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>WASHINGTON, Feb 1 (Reuters) - Harry Truman once said if you want a friend in Washington, get a dog. George W. Bush had one, a Scottish terrier named Barney, and Bush announced on Friday that Barney had died.</p> <p>"He never discussed politics and was always a faithful friend," Bush said in a statement issued from his home in Dallas.</p> <p>The dog, more than 12 years old, had been suffering from lymphoma.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/bush-family-mourns-loss-barney-the-dog" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bush family Business Entertainment Environment George W. Bush Health Human Interest Politics Politics of the United States United States Presidential pets Thomson Reuters Fri, 01 Feb 2013 22:46:18 +0000 5743671 at http://www.globalpost.com Ex-first dog Barney Bush dead at 12 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/ex-first-dog-barney-bush-dead-at-12 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Former first dog Barney, George W. Bush's black Scottish terrier has died at the age of 12 after losing a battle to lymphoma, the ex-president said Friday.</p> <p>A fixture throughout the presidential grounds during Bush's 2001-2009 term, Barney had starred in "Barney Cam" holiday specials in which he gave a dog's eye view of even the most cold-faced White House staff, alongside his companion Miss Beazley, another black Scottish terrier. </p> <p>Barney even had his own page on the White House website.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/ex-first-dog-barney-bush-dead-at-12" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Barney Business Entertainment Environment George W. Bush George W. Bush Health Human Interest Politics Technology United States Presidential pets AFP Sat, 02 Feb 2013 01:45:28 +0000 5743747 at http://www.globalpost.com Obama welcomes new puppy named Sunny to White House http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130819/obama-welcomes-new-puppy-named-sunny-white-house <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Reuters) - The White House announced a new resident on Monday.</p> <p>Sunny, a 1-year-old Portuguese Water Dog, moved into the Washington residence of President Barack Obama and his family, joining Bo, a male dog of the same breed, the White House announced on its website. That breed works well with the allergies in the Obama family.</p> <p>"Sunny is the perfect little sister for Bo - full of energy and very affectionate - and the first family picked her name because it fit her cheerful personality," it said.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130819/obama-welcomes-new-puppy-named-sunny-white-house" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Environment Health Human migration Politics Technology United States United States Presidential pets Thomson Reuters Tue, 20 Aug 2013 03:05:11 +0000 5913343 at http://www.globalpost.com Obamas welcome new dog 'Sunny' to White House http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130820/obamas-welcome-new-dog-sunny-white-house <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>President Barack Obama and his family welcomed a playful new addition to the White House on Monday -- a dog called Sunny.</p> <p>The black Portuguese Water Dog joins the first family's other four-legged friend of the same breed, Bo.</p> <p>"Sunny is the perfect little sister for Bo -- full of energy and very affectionate -- and the First Family picked her name because it fit her cheerful personality," said a post on the White House blog.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130820/obamas-welcome-new-dog-sunny-white-house" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Barack Obama Bo Business Environment Health Politics United States Presidential pets AFP Tue, 20 Aug 2013 04:16:16 +0000 5913348 at http://www.globalpost.com Bush's dog, Miss Beazley, dies after battle with lymphoma http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140517/bushs-dog-miss-beazley-dies-after-battle-lymphoma <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Miss Beazley, a Scottish terrier who was a frequent companion to George W. Bush and his wife, Laura in their White House years, was "put to rest after a battle with lymphoma," the former president said on Saturday.</p> <p>"She was a source of joy during our time in Washington and in Dallas," Bush said in a statement issued from his Dallas home.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140517/bushs-dog-miss-beazley-dies-after-battle-lymphoma" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bush family Business Environment Health Politics Politics of the United States United States Presidential pets Thomson Reuters Sun, 18 May 2014 02:20:21 +0000 6149713 at http://www.globalpost.com