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I love these kinds of stories. Of course if the lady of the house had told me to "Get that thing out of there." I would have requested she leave. :-P

M. K. Clinton

What a wonderful story. I had read that Roosevelt loved dogs and this just confirms it. ♥


What a great story! Those little gems should get more exposure. :)


What a wonderful story! THANK YOU!

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Lauren Miller (ZoePhee)

Oh wow! That is fascinating! Vickie was a real cutie!

Foley Monster, Pocket and River Song

Finally we have confirmed the name of the bitch who slept with FDR.


Great story. Captain McCrea was better at picking dogs than wives. I don't think I would ever be happy with anyone who didn't like animals or children. That's just me.

Susan and the gang from Life with Dogs and Cats

What a great story! I love stories about dogs that played a role in history!
--Wags (and purrs) from Life with Dogs and Cats


The British Navy allows alcohol on board to keep morale up. Personally, I'd rather have a dog. :)

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