Category Archives: Trivia


A recent survey conducted by Veterinary Pet Insurance (VPI) has listed the top pet names for both dogs and cats. The company tapped its own database of 485,000 insured pets to create the list. For dogs, the most popular name was Bella, followed by Bailey, Max and Lucy, respectively. Cat parents chose Max most often, followed by Bella, Chloe, Oliver and Lucy. The company also released a list of the top 10 most unusual pet names of 2010. Topping the list for dogs was Pickle Von Corndog followed by Lord Chubby Pruneface. For cats, the company selected Purr Diem as the top creative feline moniker, followed by Bing Clawsby

Question: Which US President Had the Most Pets?

It’s Primary Election Day! We were wondering which politician was the most pet-friendly and that led to trying to guess which President had the most pets. This is what we discovered: Answer: Although we can’t say with absolute certainty, it seems like the correct answer is Calvin Coolidge (President from 1923-1929). Below are a list of his 26 documented pets (he may have had more!) 1. Rob Roy – White Collies 2. Prudence Prim – White Collies 3. Peter Pan – Terrier 4. Paul Pry – Airedale Terrier 5. Calamity Jane – Shetland Sheepdog 6. Tiny Tim 7. Blackberry – Chow Chows 8. Ruby Rouch – Collie 9. Boston Beans – Bulldog 10. King Cole – German shepherd 11. Palo Alto – Bird dog 12. Bessie – Collie 13. Rebecca – Raccoon 14. Horace – Raccoon 15. Ebeneezer – Donkey 16. Nip – Canary 17. Tuck – Canary 18. Enoch – Goose 19. Smoky – Bobcat 20. Tiger – Cat 21. Tax Reduction – Lion Cub 22. Budget Bureau – Lion Cub 23. Billy – Pygmy Hippo 24. A Wallaby 25. A Duiker (a very small antelope) 26. A Black Bear