Happy Presiden’t Day and Happy Birthday to the Father of Our Country, George Washington.
George Washington was a dog lover who bred his own unique breed. The American Kennel Club recognizes Mr. Washington as the father of the American Foxhound.
Some of the names our first president gave to his dogs were: Sweet Lips, Venus, Trulove, Taster, Tippler, Drunkard and Madame Moose. Read more HERE
George Washington’s Relationship with Dogs
Washington’s Birthday (2/22/1732) is a U.S. federal holiday celebrated on the third Monday in February. In the 1970’s Washington’s Birthday was changed to Presiden’t Day, a holiday occasion to celebrate the birthdays of both President Washington and President Lincoln.