Presidential Pooches with Dana Perino Episodes (4)
While presidents have to make life-or-death decisions, 'First Dogs' have captivated the country's attention through some of the greatest moments in U.S. history.
The day-to-day pressure of being commander-in-chief can be so intense that only the bond between a presidential pup and his owner can relieve the burdens of the office.
Throughout presidential history, dogs have helped connect our commanders-in-chief to Americans in a way that diverts from the political and softens the personal.
When Americans craved an escape from uncertain times, it was the president's dog who brought the nation some levity. Hear how our country's mascots made America feel good.
Presidential Pooches with Dana Perino