Miss Beazley, former first dog, is remembered for holiday video

Miss Beazley was a Scottish terrier that belonged to President George W. Bush and his family. Miss Beazley even starred in her own White House video.

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Miss Beazley, the younger of two Scottish Terriers that called the White House their home, runs with a ball on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington in this 2005 file photo.

Miss Beazley, former President George W. Bush's beloved Scottish terrier, has died.

Bush's office announced Saturday that Miss Beazley was "put to rest" this weekend after battling cancer. She was nearly 10 years old.

The statement says Miss Beazley was "a source of joy" during Bush's time in Washington and in Dallas, where he and his wife, Laura, live.

Miss Beazley was born in October 2004. The pooch was later presented to Laura Bush as a birthday present from her husband.

The family pet was featured in a December 2005 video, "A Very Beazley Christmas" — a look at White House holiday life presented from the a dog's point of view.

The dog was named for the character Uncle Beazley, a dinosaur in Oliver Butterworth's children's book, "The Enormous Egg."

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