Barney (dog)

Scottish Terrier, George W. Bush family pet

Barney (Bernard, September 30, 2000 – February 1, 2013) was the pet of George W. Bush and for Laura Bush. He was a Scottish Terrier. He had a nickname "The First Dog". On Christmas Days, he recorded all the activities held on the White House, which was called Barney Cam. He was born in New Jersey on September 30, 2000. Barney died on February 1, 2013 from lymphoma in Texas.[2]

Barney in the Presidential conference room
BreedScottish Terrier
(2000-09-30)September 30, 2000
New Jersey, U.S.
DiedFebruary 1, 2013(2013-02-01) (aged 12)
Texas, U.S.
Nation fromUnited States
Notable rolePlayed self in
Barney Cam I (2002)
Barney Cam II: Barney Reloaded (2003)
Barney and Spot's Winter Wonderland (2003)
Barney Cam: Where in the White House is Miss Beazley? (2004)
Known forPet of the First Family of the United States
PredecessorBuddy and Socks
SuccessorBo and Sunny
OwnerGeorge W. Bush
Parent(s)Coors, dam
(of Pontefract; owned by Christine Todd Whitman)
Kelly, sire (of Champion Motherwell Stormwarning)[1]
AppearanceBlack fur
Barney (archived)


  1. Barneys Biography. Retrieved on June 12, 2014.
  2. "Former First Dog Barney Bush passes away at age 12". Dallas News. Retrieved 1 February 2013.

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