Champ and Major: First DogsChamp and Major: First Dogs by Joy McCullough, Sheyda Abvabi Best
My rating: 3/5 cats
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after the indoguration this afternoon, there will once again be pets in the white house, which i find very reassuring.

the transition may be RUFF, but i know they’ll adjust to their new responsibilities with grace and DOGnity

puns aside, this is a pretty cute introduction to the most important new residents of the white house. champ’s been there before, obviously, but major’s gonna have so many new smells to sniff, so many trees to mark!

this book shows the pair sitting on the dais during the inauguration and curled up in doggie beds in the oval office itself, which i hope will come to pass, because presidents need something to scritch during the day. it’s good for the soul.

fun fact: the only presidents who never had any pets in the white house were polk and trump. whereas franklin pierce, america’s favorite president, had SEVEN of these handsome moppets:

welcome home, buddies! i look forward to your tweets.

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