National Dog Day: Congress and Its Furry Friends

Posted August 26, 2015 at 2:46pm

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Harry S. Truman famously instructed politicians looking for friends to “buy a dog” and it seems many on Capitol Hill have taken that advice to heart. As social media celebrates National Dog Day, CQ Roll Call digs into the archives to retrieve our favorite photos of our furry friends on Capitol Hill.  

Click through to see Bill Frist meet some big bloodhounds, Kent Conrad and his longtime companion Dakota , images of Capitol Police K9s at work and the tourist dogs that come to sightsee with their people.