Research by Steven L. Brawley

Jackie was a lifelong pet lover. She found friendship and solace through animals to help her deal with her parents divorce, and during other times of sadness. Jackie passed her love of animals on to her children, who enjoyed the companionship of a vast array of pets while in the White House. Her homes featured antique prints of all types of animals and wildlife.

Jackie's Pets (Horses listed separately)

  • Hootchie, Scottish Terrier
  • King Phar, Harlequin Great Dane
  • Tops, dog
  • Tammy, dog
  • A Bouvier des Flandres (name unknown)
  • Bonnett, Spaniel
  • Regent, White Bull Terrier
  • Tippy
  • Gaully, Poodle
  • Charlie, Welsh Terrier
  • Clipper, German Shepard
  • Shannon, Irish Cocker Spaniel
  • Wolf, mutt
  • Whiskey (Shannon's son)
  • Black Lab (name unknown, pet of Onassis)

Kennedy Children White House Pets:

  • Pushinka, mutt that was a gift from Soviet premier Nikita Khruschev
  • Butterfly, White Tips, Blackie, Streaker (Pushinka and Charlie’s puppies)
  • Tom Kitten, cat
  • Robin, canary
  • Bluebell and Marybelle, parakeets
  • Macaroni, Leprechaun, and Tex, ponies
  • Debbie and Billie, hamsters
  • Zsa Zsa, rabbit

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