Episode 14: All the Presidents’ Greyhounds

Celebrate the USA’s Independence Day with two past presidents and their greyhounds.

Many United States presidents had dogs, both before, during, and after their tenures as Presidents of the United States (POTUS). Two of them had greyhounds, including the very first POTUS. In this episode, hear about these two presidents and the dogs they so loved.

In the spirit of the 241st birthday of the United States, enjoy your Independence Day––the 4th of July––discovering the love one of our most revered founding fathers had for dogs. Especially two greyhounds, in particular.

Nearly 100 years later, hear about the 19th Potus and a special greyhound named Grim.



  • Check out the “ghost” of Grim photo.
  • Draft of the note Alexander Hamilton penned for George Washington when he returned a dog to his war-time nemesis, British General Howe.
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