names The Best Presidential Pet Names  

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List Rules Vote based on the hilarity and creativity employed by the US Presidents when naming their furry (or feathery!) friends.

Naming a pet is a big deal and you want to get it just right. But for these US Presidents, naming pets was a matter of state. People love to get the scoop on all the latest political gossip, and presidential pets are no different. Luckily for the American electorate, the best presidents are very creative! These really might be some of the best pet names of all time!. From dogs and cats to guinea pigs, parrots, and everything in between, those creatures lucky enough to have lived at the White House have some great names.

Take Emily Spinach, Teddy Roosevelt's pet garter snake, for example. She has to be the luckiest (and best named) garter snake in history. But hold on to your hats, because did you know that Calvin Coolidge had two lion cubs?! Whoa, right?! Well, he did, and because he was so clever and cheeky, he named them Tax Reduction and Budget Bureau. What a guy.

Of course, lots of less creative and cool presidents had boring pets like cats and dogs. Fortunately, they managed to spice things up with some clever names. Misty Malarky Ying Yang? That was Jimmy Carter's daughter Amy's cat! Sweetlips? George Washington's American staghound, of course. Satan? Not the devil himself, but John Adams's dog.

Any presidential pet can be cute, but the domesticated critters on this list are here because their names set them apart. Your stupid civilian pets will be wishing they had epic names like these. Vote for the presidential pet names you think are the most creative in all of United States political history, and treat yourself to learning about Roosevelt's guinea pigs. He had five!

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Veto is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Presidential Pet Names
Veto Dog - James A. Garfield

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50 16
Admiral Dewey is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Presidential Pet Names
Admiral Dewey Guinea pig - Theodore Roosevelt

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52 20
Macaroni is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Presidential Pet Names
Macaroni Pony - John F. Kennedy

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62 28
Satan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Presidential Pet Names
Satan Dog - John Adams

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55 25
Father O'Grady is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Presidential Pet Names
Father O'Grady Guinea pig - Theodore Roosevelt

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50 23
Drunkard is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Presidential Pet Names
Drunkard Black and tan coonhound - George Washington

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35 15
Calamity Jane is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Presidential Pet Names
Calamity Jane Shetland sheepdog - Calvin Coolidge

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48 27
Emily Spinach is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Presidential Pet Names
Emily Spinach Garter snake - Theodore Roosevelt

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32 16
Grits is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Presidential Pet Names
Grits Border collie - Jimmy Carter

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34 17
Zsa Zsa is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Presidential Pet Names
Zsa Zsa Rabbit - John F. Kennedy

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32 16
The General is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Presidential Pet Names
The General Horse - John Tyler

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Miss Pussy is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Presidential Pet Names
Miss Pussy Siamese cat - Rutherford B. Hayes

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36 22
Tax Reduction is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Presidential Pet Names
Tax Reduction Lion cub - Calvin Coolidge

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Ebeneezer is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Presidential Pet Names
Ebeneezer Donkey - Calvin Coolidge

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Liberty is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Presidential Pet Names
Liberty Golden retriever - Gerald Ford

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22 11
Weejie is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Presidential Pet Names
Weejie Norwegian elkhound - Herbert Hoover

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25 14
King Tut is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Presidential Pet Names
King Tut Belgian shepherd - Herbert Hoover

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22 13
Baron Spreckle is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Presidential Pet Names
Baron Spreckle Hen - Thomas Jefferson

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22 13
Victory is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Presidential Pet Names
Victory Golden retriever - Ronald Reagan

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President is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Presidential Pet Names
President Great Dane - Franklin D. Roosevelt

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20 13
Boston Beans is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Presidential Pet Names
Boston Beans Bulldog - Calvin Coolidge

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Miss Beazley is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Presidential Pet Names
Miss Beazley Scottish terrier - George W. Bush

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Dick is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Presidential Pet Names
Dick Mockingbird - Thomas Jefferson

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20 14
Bishop Doane is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Presidential Pet Names
Bishop Doane Guinea pig - Theodore Roosevelt

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22 15
Royal Gift is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Presidential Pet Names
Royal Gift Donkey - George Washington

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20 13
Washington Post is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Presidential Pet Names
Washington Post Yellow-headed Mexican parrot - William McKinley

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18 13
Sam Patches is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Presidential Pet Names
Sam Patches Horse - Andrew Jackson

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17 13
Prudence Prim is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Presidential Pet Names
Prudence Prim White collie - Calvin Coolidge

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19 13
Old Whiskers is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Presidential Pet Names
Old Whiskers Goat - Benjamin Harrison

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19 15
Mr. Reciprocity is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Presidential Pet Names
Mr. Reciprocity Opossum - Benjamin Harrison

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16 11
Ofelia is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Presidential Pet Names
Ofelia Longhorn cow - George W. Bush

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18 13
Fidelity is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Presidential Pet Names
Fidelity Pony - Theodore Roosevelt

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14 9
Butcher Boy is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Presidential Pet Names
Butcher Boy Horse - Ulysses S. Grant

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16 12
Mountain Boy is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Presidential Pet Names
Mountain Boy Greyhound - Woodrow Wilson

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19 14
Budget Bureau is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Presidential Pet Names
Budget Bureau Lion cub - Calvin Coolidge

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Misty Malarky Ying Yang is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Presidential Pet Names
Misty Malarky Ying Yang Siamese cat - Jimmy Carter's daughter Amy

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18 15
Peter Pan is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Presidential Pet Names
Peter Pan Terrier - Calvin Coolidge

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13 9
Punch is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Presidential Pet Names
Punch Toy terrier - James Buchanan

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18 14
Mr. Protection is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Presidential Pet Names
Mr. Protection Opposum - Benjamin Harrison

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22 19
Fuzzy is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Presidential Pet Names
Fuzzy Belgian sheepdog - Ronald Reagan

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17 15
Eaglehurst Gillette is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Presidential Pet Names
Eaglehurst Gillette Setter - Herbert Hoover

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19 17
Fighting Bob Evans is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Presidential Pet Names
Fighting Bob Evans Guinea pig - Theodore Roosevelt

The Best Pet Names Of All Time

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16 14
Lady Nashville is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Presidential Pet Names
Lady Nashville Horse - Andrew Jackson

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4 2
Laddie Boy is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Presidential Pet Names
Maryellen Elizabeth added Laddie Boy

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20 19
Caractacus is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Presidential Pet Names
Caractacus Horse - Thomas Jefferson

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15 14
Tom Kitten is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Presidential Pet Names
Tom Kitten Cat - John F. Kennedy

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17 19
Sweetlips is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Presidential Pet Names
Sweetlips American staghound - George Washington

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17 19
Old Whitey is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Presidential Pet Names
Old Whitey Horse - Zachary Taylor

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13 16
Enrique DeLome is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Presidential Pet Names
Enrique DeLome Angora kitten - William McKinley

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12 14
Mooly Wooly is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Presidential Pet Names
Mooly Wooly Cow - William Howard Taft