When running for Vice President in 2008, Joe Biden promised his wife, Jill, that they would get a dog if they won the election. Jill made sure her husband wouldn’t forget his promise by taping up different dog photos in his plane. You can read more about the stories of Major and Champ here.
On the other hand, Donald Trump is the first president since James K. Polk to not have a presidential pet while in office. When asked about having a dog, Trump responded: “I don’t know, I don’t feel good,” he said. “Feels a little phony to me.” You can read more about this non-pet lover here.
Pet owners who don’t feel phony about their dogs, cats, rabbits, birds…you know who’s got your back.