As the president is sworn into office, it's a good time to reflect on what U.S. presidents have been partial to the noble Dachshund dog.
A number have enjoyed Dachshunds. As children, John F. Kennedy, and his wife Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy both had Dachshunds. Kennedy was the 35th president.
Read this story in the Long and Short of It, a Dachshund Blog. It has some of the best photos and also see the photo gallery above.
The 34th president, Dwight D. Eisenhower like Dachshunds, and Teddy Roosevelt, the 26th president, saw the importance of having them as hunting dogs with him. There are photos of him and Skip, one of his favorites.
Grover Cleveland served as the 22nd and the 24th president. He loved Dachshunds.
See the photos, and some of the fun ones, above.