Fala was president Franklin D. Roosevelt's Scottish Terrier. FDR was given to FDR by a cousin. Fala was one of the most famous presidential pets and the media often ran stories about the dog. Fala lived seven years after FDR passed away and was buried near the President.
FDR with 4 month old puppy Fala at a picnic on “Sunset Hill” near Pine Plains, NY, August 8, 1940.
Eleanor Roosevelt, Fala, and Canadian Prime Minister MacKenzie King in Quebec, Canada for a conference. September 11, 1944.
Eleanor Roosevelt at the dedication of the Franklin D. Roosevelt home at Hyde Park, New York, April 12, 1946.
Fala died on April 5, 1952, and is buried in the Rose Garden at the Roosevelt estate in Hyde Park, NY.