F.D.R.’s Scottish Terrier

Home & Family, On the Road, Pets, Trivia
on July 12, 2009

Fala, a Scottish terrier, was the personal pet and constant companion of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. When Roosevelt died in 1945, Fala went to live with his widow, Eleanor Roosevelt, at Val-Kill in Hyde Park (pop. 20,851). Fala died in 1952 and is buried near his master in the Springwood Rose Garden.