It's unclear if they had been initially planning on adopting a companion of their own that day, but that's what they did. Evidently, during the visit the former first family quickly became smitten with one needy puppy in particular - and decided to give him a forever home with them.
The name they chose for their furry new family member? Freddy Bush.
"We already love him, and even our cats Bob and Bernadette are finding Freddy's charm futile to resist," Bush wrote in a post online.