Presidents and Their "Doggelgangers"

For anyone who's ever felt a Commander-in-Chief was all bark and no bite, here are eleven presidents and their dog counterparts. Happy President's Day!

Ronald Reagan and a Boxer

Ronald Reagan and a Boxer

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“Mr. Gorbachev, throw me this ball!”

Harry S. Truman and a Corgi in Glasses

Harry S. Truman and a Corgi in Glasses

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You’re not fooling any one in those glasses, Truman.

Lyndon B. Johnson and a Basset Hound

Lyndon B. Johnson and a Basset Hound

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Fun fact: This dog escalated a conflict of his own by doing his business in a neighbor’s yard.

Theodore Roosevelt and a Monocle-Wearing French Bulldog

Theodore Roosevelt and a Monocle-Wearing Pug

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Whether it's a monocle or spectacles, it’s all about the chain.

Abraham Lincoln and a Schnauzer

Abraham Lincoln and a Schnauzer

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“30 score and 2 years ago…” – The Gettysburg Address adjusted for dog years.

John F. Kennedy and a Beagle

John F. Kennedy and a Beagle

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Picture the two of them on a yacht together. Feels right, doesn’t it?

Andrew Jackson and a Doberman Pinscher

Andrew Jackson and a Doberman Pinscher

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One had a favorite stick he carried around all the time called “Old Hickory” and the other was a dog.

George Washington and a German Shorthaired Pointer

George Washington and This Regal Pup

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Regal, majestic, and man’s best friend. (The dog looks nice too).

John Adams and a Poodle

John Adams and a Poodle

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Perhaps his single-term presidency can be attributed to his poodle-like appearance.

Ulysses S. Grant and a Bearded Dog

Ulysses S. Grant and a Drahthaar

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One was a civil war hero and the other bites the mailman, but both mastered the art of staring into your soul.

George W. Bush and a Mutt

George W. Bush and a Mutt

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How can you stay mad at a face like that? Oh… right.

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