President George W. Bush takes the oath of office to serve a second term as 43rd President of the United States, January 20, 2005, during a ceremony at the U.S. Capitol. Laura Bush, Barbara Bush, and Jenna Bush listen as Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist administers the oath. (P44290-391)
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Barney & Miss Beazley FAQ

What breed are Barney and Miss Beazley? 

Barney stands at the podium usually reserved for the Press Secretary during a visit, August 11, 2004, to the White House Press Briefing Room.

Courtesy George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum (P42604-08)

Barney and Miss Beazley are Scottish Terriers.

What are their birthdays? 

Barney was born September 30, 2000, and Miss Beazley was born October 28, 2004. Sadly, Barney passed away in February 2013.

What are their favorite toys? 

Barney loved to play with his volleyball. He also loved soccer balls, golf balls, tennis balls, and horseshoes. Barney shared his volleyball with Miss Beazley and she still loves to play with it.

Are Barney and Miss Beazley siblings? Who are their parents? 

Miss Beazley is Barney's niece, so they have different parents. Barney’s mother is named Coors of Pontefract and his father’s name is Kelly of Champion Motherwell Stormwarning. Miss Beazley’s mother’s name is Bethz of Black Watch Elizabeth and her father is named Clinton of Champion Motherwell Alberta Clipper. Kelly is Clinton’s father, making Clinton the half-brother of Barney.

Where can I find pictures of Barney and Miss Beazley? 

You can find pictures of Barney and Miss Beazley on their own section of the Archived White House Website.

How can I find out about other Bush Family pets? 

Click here to learn more about the Bush Family pets.

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