President's best friend: White House pets

POSTED: 05:17 AM MDT Oct 26, 2012    UPDATED: 09:10 AM MDT Apr 11, 2016 

In honor of National Pet Day, take a look at photos of first pets dating back to the late 1800s.

Presidential pets - Caroline Kennedy on Macaroni the pony
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John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum

President John F. Kennedy’s family brought a zoo with them to the White House, including four dogs, a cat, multiple birds, two hamsters, at least two ponies and a horse. Here, daughter Caroline Kennedy rides her pony, Macaroni, on the White House lawn.

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