American Presidents and Their Dogs with Andrew Hager | The Long Leash
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On this episode of The Long Leash, Historian-in-Residence at the Presidential Pet Museum, Andrew Hager, shares some fascinating stories about dogs in the White House. He talks to James Jacobson about everything from a presidential dog named Satan to one who could have been the key to preventing a nuclear catastrophe.
As Historian-in-Residence of the Presidential Pet Museum Andrew Hager records the menagerie of domestic animals that have called The White House home. Recently Donald Trump's failure to own a pet became the subject of some of Joe Biden's campaign ads. Should Mr Biden be declared president, his two German Shepherds, Major and Champ, will join cows, snakes, goats, parrots, pigs, turkeys,elephants, lion cubs, a pygmy hippo, a bear, and the odd wallaby who have lived at the White House.
049 The Presidential Pet Museum, Andrew Hager and Bill Helman
I got to chat with two of the utmost presidential pet experts and historians! Andrew and Bill document and share every presidential pet ranging from George Washington to today. Tune in to hear about the strange and unusual pets that have roamed the halls of the White House! Everything from Andrew Jackson’s swearing parrot, Calvin Coolidge’s raccoon, and even tiger cubs, bear cubs, and a hippo in the White House! This is a fun bit of history that gives us a glimpse into the personalities and personal lives of the US presidents. Check out http://www.presidentialpetmuseum.com Grab your copy of The POTUS Pets children’s books on Amazon… Old Ike: The Fictionalized Story of Woodrow Wilson's Ram: https://amzn.to/2LeinlL Pushinka: The Fictionalized Story of John F. Kennedy's Dog: https://amzn.to/2WiSgei Learn more about Bill and Urban Mushing at https://www.woofdriver.com Connect with Curiosityness... Instagram:@curiositynesspodcast Website: https://www.curiosityness.com/ Facebook: @curiosityness Twitter: @curiositynesstv Claim your FREE Curiosityness sticker at https://www.curiosityness.com/freesticker/ Find me, the host of Curiosityness on Instagram: @travderose Or send me an email to firstname.lastname@example.org