TIL about Laddie Boy, an Airedale Terrier owned by U.S. President Warren G. Harding. During his owner’s Presidency, Laddie Boy became such a celebrity that Newspapers published mock interviews with the dog. Laddie’s death in 1929 was proclaimed in Newspaper Headlines across the nation.

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