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Dog Days: Pet Moments Presidents Live to Regret -- PICTURES

photo of Jenna  Zwang
February 15, 2012

With Mitt's mutt moment making headlines, we took a look at other awkward puppy moments from recent White House denizens and hopeful future residents and their "best friends." 

Sake, a pug, center, is carried in a backpack by his owner Tate Hausman of Brooklyn during a protest aimed at Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney in New York, Tuesday Feb. 14, 2012. The demonstration took place outside of Madison Square Garden, where the Westminster dog show is taking place. The demonstration was organized by the Dogs Against Romney website. Protestors are angry over Romney's admission that he had his family pooch ride on the roof of his car.(AP Photo/Ginger Tidwell)

Chief Obama strategist David Axelrod used a photo of President Obama riding in his car with his Portuguese water dog, Bo, to make a dig at Republican hopeful Mitt Romney. The caption he tweeted read, “How loving owners transport their dogs,” a pointed comment referring to Romney's admission that he transported his family dog on the roof of his car.(David Axelrod)

President George W. Bush, along with first lady Laura Bush and members of the Waco Midway Little League Softball World Series championship team, react as Bush accidentally drops his dog, Barney, in August 2003 at TSTC Waco Airport in Waco, Texas. Bush quickly scooped up the dog, who was not injured.(AP Photo/Duane A. Laverty)

 

President Clinton attempts to introduce his dog Buddy to his cat Socks during an impromptu meeting after returning from a visit to the Education Department in January 1998. The meeting, outside the Oval Office, apparently didn't go well. Socks, hair raised high, stood his ground until Clinton and Buddy made their exit to the Oval Office.(AP Photo/Greg Gibson)

First lady Nancy Reagan, with President Reagan looking on, tugs on the leash of the Reagans' new dog Lucky, as they prepare to board Marine One, the presidential helicopter, on the South Lawn of the White House to fly to Camp David for the weekend. Lucky, who apparently did not care for the flying part of the trip, balked at boarding and was carried aboard by the first lady.(AP Photo/Barry Thumma/stf)

First dog Rex pulls first lady Nancy Reagan off balance in June 1986 in Washington, as she and President Reagan were departing the White House to board a helicopter to fly to Camp David for the weekend.(AP Photo/Bob Daugherty)

 
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